Daily Chop: 3/31/13

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The Daily Chop Mar 31, 2013
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http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/ncaa-finances.htm
USA TODAY database: What NCAA schools spend on athletics

http://www.ajc.com/sports/content/sports/stories/2009/05/06/ncaa-grad-rates-database.html
NCAA Academic Progress Rate

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NCAA Division I Head Coach APR Portfolio

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College Sports Revenue 2011: The List

http://www.seats3d.com/ncaa/florida_state_university/football/#/level_1/
Interactive seating chart for Doak

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/allaccess/?media=383366
Seminoles Set for First Scrimmage

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130331/FSU03/303300034/Scrimmage-next-Noles
Scrimmage next for ‘Noles

http://www.seminoles.com/blog/2013/03/video-march-30th-jimbo-fisher-post-practice-comments.html
Video: March 30th Jimbo Fisher post-practice comments

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2013-03-30/sports/os-fsu-spring-football-0331-20130330_1_clint-trickett-rashad-greene-ej-manuel
FSU’s veteran receivers say their experience can help QBs in competition
As quarterbacks fight for starting job, receivers try making them ‘look good’

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130331/FSU03/303310033/Williams-impresses-CB
Williams impresses at CB

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-seminoles-fsu-demarcus-walker-ncaa-clearinghouse-20130330,0,7970906.post
As DeMarcus Walker’s NCAA Clearinghouse issue continues, FSU’s Jimbo Fisher fumes

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/blogs/chopping-block/os-cb-florida-state-seminoles-fsu-marvin-bracy-spring-20130330,0,1993411.post?track=rss
Orlando native and two-sport star Marvin Bracy may miss FSU’s entire spring

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UP NEXT:
http://www.cardiachill.com/2013/3/30/4159396/pitt-football-pittsburgh-panthers-news-rumors-acc-big-east-rushel-shell-tom-savage-chad-voytik
Is Pitt a pretender or contender in their first ACC season?

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/033013aaa.html
FSU Survives Game One of DH, Downs VT 11-10
Bryant Holtmann pitches 2.1 scoreless innings in relief to pick-up his second win of the season.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/033013aab.html
‘Noles Drop Rubber Game To Virginia Tech, 8-1

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130331/FSU06/303310035/FSU-baseball-team-splits-two-Hokies
FSU baseball team splits two with Hokies

http://www.hokiesports.com/baseball/recaps/20130330aaa.html
Hokies win series over No. 4 Florida State
Tech wins nightcap, 8-1, to split doubleheader

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-svolley/recaps/033013aab.html
No. 3 Florida State Finishes 4-0 in Jacksonville
The No. 3-ranked Florida State sand volleyball team picked up two more dual match victories on Saturday at the Dolphin Beach Volleyball Complex, beating Jacksonville, 4-1, and Stetson, 5-0.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/c-track/spec-rel/033013aaa.html
Track Freshmen Step Forward
FSU freshman Morne Moolman took down the 19-year-old school javelin record in his collegiate debut. He had plenty company from classmates who shined at the Texas Relays and Stanford Invitational.

http://www.wctv.tv/sports/headlines/FSU-Track-Freshmen-Shine-in-Texas-200758001.html
FSU Track Freshmen Shine in Texas

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-tennis/recaps/033013aaa.html
Seminoles Defeat Wolfpack
The No.26 Florida State women’s tennis team defeated NC State 4-0.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/w-golf/recaps/033013aaa.html
Seminoles Improve Team Standing At Bryan National Collegiate
Florida State senior Jessica Negron moved into the top 20 in the individual standings and the Seminole women’s golf team improved its team standing by two positions during the second round of the Bryan National Collegiate.

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130331/FSU02/303310037/Ponders-enjoy-rare-family-time
Ponders enjoy rare family time
Even on the night his dad was the toast of the town, Christian Ponder still drew plenty of attention.

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://seminoles.ocsn.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/033003aaa.html
No. 3 Florida State Defeats No. 23 North Carolina 2-1 to Take Series

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/terrapins-insider/wp/2013/03/30/terps-spring-football-practice-report-day-8/
Terps spring football practice report: Day 8

http://www.baltimoresun.com/sports/terps/bs-sp-terps-football-dunbar-0331-20130330,0,2712202.story
Ross and running backs impress at Terps’ football scrimmage at Dunbar

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-football/um-asks-that-ncaas-case-in-shapiro-investigation-b/nW72K/
UM wants NCAA case thrown out
Citing ‘widespread missteps’ in the investigation that has lasted two years, the school and some former coaches take the unusual step of asking to have the entire case dismissed.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/cavalierinsider/football/watford-takes-bulk-of-first-team-qb-reps-during-uva/article_a465f8ce-9988-11e2-bd46-0019bb30f31a.html
Watford takes bulk of first-team QB reps during UVa scrimmage

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://newsobserver.com/2013/03/30/2791070/decock-accs-future-on-display.html
ACC’s future on display in Duke vs. Louisville

http://www.ajc.com/weblogs/mark-bradley/2013/mar/30/coach-k-new-acc-hoops-over-football/
Coach K on the new ACC: Hoops over football

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/SPORTS02/303300134/Louisville-vs-Duke-Elite-Eight-Don-t-call-rematch
Louisville vs. Duke in the Elite Eight: Don’t call it the rematch

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/COLUMNISTS01/303300096/Tim-Sullivan-Pitino-Krzyzewski-matchup-recalls-epic-1992-East-Regional-game
Pitino-Krzyzewski matchup recalls epic 1992 East Regional game

http://newsobserver.com/2013/03/30/2791206/duke-needs-cook-to-take-control.html
Duke needs Cook to take control against Louisville

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/colleges/basketball/article_19c7e68c-999c-11e2-8d60-001a4bcf6878.html
Louisville’s guards have Duke’s attention

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/SPORTS02/303300139/lehigh-made-duke-get-very-defensive
Lehigh made duke get very defensive
Public humiliation has a way of forcing self-evaluation. In the aftermath of last season’s stunning loss to 15th-seeded Lehigh in their opening NCAA Tournament game, the Duke Blue Devils did some soul searching.

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/30/3315520/miami-hurricanes-shane-larkin.html
Larkin mulls UM vs. NBA

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.bceagles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/033013aab.html
Baseball Drops Series Finale to Duke
Chin tallies a career-high eight Ks in the loss

http://www.clemsontigers.com/ViewArticle.dbml?DB_OEM_ID=28500&ATCLID=207000355
Top-Ranked Tar Heels Defeat Tigers 10-3 in Series-Opener Saturday

http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=22847&SPID=1850&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=207005364&DB_OEM_ID=4200
Huber Tosses Three-Hit Shutout in 6-0 Duke Victory
Right-Hander Records Duke’s First Complete Game Shutout Since 2004

http://www.ramblinwreck.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/033013aaa.html
Isaacs’ Gem Highlights Doubleheader Split For No. 16 Tech
Junior Dusty Isaacs shut out Wake Forest over seven, one-hit innings with a career-high eight strikeouts and No. 16 Georgia Tech cruised to an 8-1 win over the Demon Deacons in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday at Russ Chandler Stadium. Wake held on for an 8-6 win in the nightcap to avoid the sweep.

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/03/30/2790303/rodon-strikes-out-11-as-nc-state.html
Rodon strikes out 11 as N.C. State trims Maryland
Brett Austin hit the first homer of his career and Carlos Rodon fanned 11 as N.C. State held on to edge Maryland 3-2 on Friday night at Doak Field at Dail Park.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/cavalierinsider/baseball/virginia-baseball-team-dispatches-miami-to-clinch-series-victory/article_e1d07286-9981-11e2-ae0c-0019bb30f31a.html
Virginia baseball team dispatches Miami to clinch series victory
The No. 5 Cavaliers again took care of the Hurricanes, 8-1, in front of a crowd of 4,258 to clinch another ACC series victory.

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://www.cbssports.com/collegefootball/blog/eye-on-college-football/21977583/bielema-sabans-big-ten-record-cant-compare-to-mine
Bielema: Saban’s Big Ten record ‘can’t compare’ to mine

http://newsobserver.com/2013/03/30/2790622/longtime-alabama-ad-mal-moore.html
Longtime Alabama AD Mal Moore passes away

http://espn.go.com/blog/ncfnation/post/_/id/77897/mal-moore-left-indelible-mark-at-alabama
Mal Moore left indelible mark at Alabama

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/college-football/offense-gets-best-of-defense-in-georgia-scrimmage/nW7zB/
UGA offense gets best of defense in scrimmage

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130329/SPORTS/303290026/Spurrier-looking-better-blocking
Spurrier looking for better blocking

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http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/SPORTS02/303300145/Louisville-Spring-Football-Notebook-Coach-Charlie-Strong-all-smiles-following-practice
Louisville Spring Football Notebook | Coach Charlie Strong all smiles following practice

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/texas-longhorns/20130330-david-ash-confident-after-texas-unveils-new-up-tempo-offense-in-spring-game-we-re-going-to-contend-for-the-big-12-title.ece
David Ash confident after Texas unveils new up-tempo offense in spring game: ‘We’re going to contend for the Big 12 title’
Ash 2 touchowns, 2 INT in Texas spring game

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130330/ARTICLES/130339968?tc=cr
Florida, Michigan square-off for Final Four bid

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/gators/os-florida-gators-elite-eight-0331-20130330,0,725121.story
Gators look to put Elite Eight disappointments behind them

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/03/31/3315504/determined-gators-hope-third-time.html
Determined Florida Gators hope third time is the charm
After losses in the past two Elite Eights, Florida wants to alter its image with a win over Michigan and a trip to the Final Four.

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130331/COLUMNISTS/130339966?tc=cr
Talented Burke poses challenge

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130330/ARTICLES/130339974?tc=cr
Notebook: Murphy looks to bounce back from off game

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130330/ARTICLES/130339977?tc=cr
Florida, Donovan familiar with elite status

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/college-basketball/florida-guard-mike-rosarios-long-winding-trip-one-/nW75K/
Florida guard Mike Rosario’s long, winding trip one step from Final Four

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/SPORTS02/303300075/NCAA-Elite-Eight-Louisville-basketball-players-recovering-from-team-wide-bug
Louisville basketball players recovering from team-wide bug
Louisville’s players said they are feeling better as they recover from a cold bug that has struck about half the team and sapped some of their energy in Friday’s Sweet 16 victory over Oregon.

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9115329/flip-saunders-turns-minnesota-golden-gophers-job-source-says
Flip Saunders declines Gophers job

http://www.freep.com/article/20130331/SPORTS06/303310297/Jeff-Seidel-Michigan-s-run-began-with-Amsterdam-trip-5-principles
U-M’s run began with Amsterdam trip, 5 principles

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130331/SPORTS06/303310295/Michigan-s-freshmen-force-reckoned-with
Michigan’s freshmen are a force to be reckoned with

http://www.cleveland.com/osu/index.ssf/2013/03/ohio_state_wichita_state_game.html
Shocker: Ohio State falls to Wichita State in Elite Eight

http://cleveland.com/livingston/index.ssf/2013/03/ohio_states_loss_not_a_huge_sh.html
Ohio State’s loss not a huge shock, but a big disappointment

http://www.syracuse.com/poliquin/index.ssf/2013/03/poliquin_the_syracuse_basketba_9.html
Orange headed south to Final Four after amazing turnaround
Syracuse basketball headed to Final Four after crushing Marquette

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/03/syracuses_zone_writes_another.html
Syracuse’s zone writes another epitaph for another NCAA Tournament foe

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130330/COLUMNISTS02/303300087/Adam-Himmelsbach-Syracuse-credits-loss-Cards-NCAA-East-Regional-victory-over-Marquette
Syracuse credits loss to Cards for NCAA East Regional victory over Marquette

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/03/syracuse_guard_michael_carter-_1.html
Syracuse guard Michael Carter-Williams sets Orange single-season record for steals

http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/basketball/la-sp-0331-ucla-steve-alford-20130331,0,2466041.story
UCLA hires Steve Alford as basketball coach; he has big job ahead

http://www.latimes.com/sports/college/basketball/la-sp-plaschke-ucla-alford-20130331,0,406980.column
New UCLA Coach Steve Alford steps out on a big stage — is he ready?

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2038625
Just win, Alford, it’s UCLA. Win … or walk

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2038913
Wichita State fights off Ohio State rally to reach Final Four
The Shockers nearly let a huge lead slip away, but held on to top 2 seed Ohio State.

http://www.kansas.com/2013/03/30/2740410/west-regional-notes-wichita-state.html
Wichita State effective with its defensive plan

http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/sbt-mens-college-basketball-who-had-shockers-in-final-4-20130331,0,7764547.story
Who had Shockers in Final 4?

http://espn.go.com/ncb/notebook/_/page/homecourt130330/2013-ncaa-tournament-home-court-live
Wichita State keeps dancing to the Final Four

http://www.kansas.com/2013/03/30/2740171/wsu-fans-in-shocker-heaven.html
Wichita State fans in ‘Shocker heaven’

http://www.kansas.com/2013/03/30/2740279/shocker-celebrations-to-come-in.html
Shocker celebrations to come in privacy of their own plane

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130330/ARTICLES/130339990?tc=cr
Crawford tosses two-hit shutout as UF pulls even

http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-baseball-louisville-sweeps-irish-20130331,0,3196562.story
Louisville sweeps Irish

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MISC COLLEGE/PRO SPORTS NEWS:
http://mavsblog.dallasnews.com/2013/03/sefko-step-back-jumper-in-time-vintage-dirk-rescues-mavs.html/
Step back (jumper) in time … Vintage Dirk rescues Mavs
Dirk’s big 3 caps huge rally by Mavs in clutch win over Bulls

http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/dallas-mavericks/headlines/20130330-mavs-100-bulls-98-write-us-off-we-find-a-way-to-come-back-says-dirk.ece
Mavs 100, Bulls 98: Write us off, ‘we find a way to come back,’ says Dirk

http://www.sun-sentinel.com/sports/miami-marlins/fl-marlins-20-years-0331-20130315,0,4506792.story
Tumultuous first 20 years for Miami Marlins

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