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  1. Poll: Most likely upset next season

    Chris Low

    One of the reasons we're so captivated by the NCAA basketball tournament is the reality that we're going to see upsets. With the Sweet 16 set, we've already seen some dandies -- Dayton over Ohio State and Syracuse, Mercer over Duke and Harvard ove...

    Blog | March 24, 2014
  2. Spurrier, Gamecocks keep defying odds

    Chris Low

    Did you see recently where Steve Spurrier said that winning was contagious? He was referring to the entire South Carolina athletic program. The women's basketball team just won its first SEC championship, and the Gamecocks' nationally ranked baseb...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  3. Mark Stoops embraces Big Blue challenge

    Chris Low

    Mark Stoops knew exactly what he was getting into at Kentucky, a basketball-crazed school that just happens to reside in the toughest football conference in the land. But whereas others might have seen barriers, Stoops saw opportunity. He saw pass...

    Blog | August 27, 2013
  4. Alabama Crimson Tide looking like UCLA Bruins basketball under Jo...

    Chris Low

    Alabama's current run under Nick Saban has turned the Crimson Tide into what UCLA basketball was under John Wooden.

    Story | Conversation | August 19, 2013
  5. Memorable SEC upsets

    Chris Low

    In honor of Florida Gulf Coast's stunning run in the NCAA basketball tournament, I started thinking back to some of the biggest SEC football upsets of my lifetime. The mid- to late-1970s is about as far back as I go, but I've gone back and picked ...

    Blog | March 28, 2013
  6. Sweeping the 'Big Three' championships

    Chris Low

    The SEC has a chance to do something that has been done only two other times in history, and that's to win national championships in football, men's basketball and baseball all in the same school year. The Pac-12 (then the Pac-10) has done it twic...

    Blog | May 29, 2012
  7. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    Conference basketball tournaments are on tap, but there's still some football business to take care of in the SEC: LSU's Morlan "Mo" Isom isn't your typical homecoming queen. Spencer Ware may be the most "receiver-ish" of LSU's running backs. ...

    Blog | March 08, 2012
  8. Hoops-football powerhouses in the SEC

    Chris Low

    With March Madness upon us, it's always interesting to examine who has the best football-basketball programs. In the realm of the SEC, the pickings are slim. In fact, Florida is the only current SEC team that has been to a bowl game and the NCA...

    Blog | March 07, 2012
  9. Another Jones on the horizon

    Chris Low

    Barrett Jones has already made a name for himself at Alabama. He was the Outland Trophy winner last season. His father, Rex, played basketball at Alabama in the early 1980s, and one of his brothers, Harrison, is currently a tight end for the Crims...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  10. Kicking off the SEC spring meetings

    Chris Low

    DESTIN, Fla. -- The 2011 SEC spring meetings get under way on Tuesday at the Sandestin Hilton. The football coaches, men's and women's basketball coaches and athletic directors will meet over the next two days, with the presidents and chancellors ...

    Blog | May 31, 2011
  11. Chris' SEC tournament bracket for 2011

    Chris Low

    In the spirit of the NCAA basketball tournament, which concludes with Monday night's championship game, why not bring a little bracketology to SEC football? Let's fill out the brackets for the 2011 season. My top four seeds would be No. 1 Alaba...

    Blog | April 04, 2011
  12. SEC lunch links

    Chris Low

    It's Friday, and April is here. Anybody up for some SEC links?: Chris Rainey is ready to thrive in Florida's new pro-style offense. Mark McCarter of The Huntsville Times writes that stipends for college football and basketball players would thw...

    Blog | April 01, 2011
  13. Cristil one of the many SEC radio greats

    Chris Low

    Growing up in an era when radio was often times my only link to SEC football and basketball, the voices in this league were bigger than life. And in a lot of cases, at least to me, they were even bigger than the coaches and players themselves. ...

    Blog | February 24, 2011
  14. Cam Newton can't do everything

    Chris Low

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- There's not much Cam Newton's Auburn teammates will dare criticize him about, especially when it comes to his athletic exploits. But there is one thing, apparently, that he can't do. "He's not good in basketball. He can't d...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  15. Barkley has Cam Newton's back

    Chris Low

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Former Auburn and NBA basketball star Charles Barkley is never shy about expressing his true feelings. My colleague at, Mark Schlabach, caught up with Barkley this week, and Barkley was still steaming that some had su...

    Blog | January 07, 2011
  16. Pearl sends a zinger Kiffin's way

    Chris Low

    Tennessee basketball coach Bruce Pearl, who's dealing with his own issues, obviously misses the days when former Tennessee football coach Lane Kiffin was stealing all the off-the-field headlines in Knoxville. Pearl spoke at the Knoxville Quarterba...

    Blog | November 30, 2010