Jan.1, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Florida State Seminoles quarterback EJ Manuel (3) runs against the Northern Illinois Huskies in the third quarter during the 2013 Orange Bowl game at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Chop: 4/6/2013


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http://www.usatoday.com/sports/college/ncaa-finances.htm
USA TODAY database: What NCAA schools spend on athletics

http://web1.ncaa.org/coachAprSearch/exec/searchSelectAction?searchSelectActionSubmit=Start
NCAA Division I Head Coach APR Portfolio

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FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY NEWS
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FSU FOOTBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-footbl/spec-rel/040513aad.html
Forward Progress

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130406/FSU03/304060032/Motivated-Hart-returns-starter-s-role
Motivated Hart returns to starter’s role

http://insider.espn.go.com/blog/colleges/fsu/post/_/id/7485/fsu-notes-green-hopes-for-bounceback
FSU Notes: Green hopes for bounceback

http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2013-04-05/sports/os-fsu-seminoles-news-0406-20130405_1_jimbo-fisher-spring-practice-jameis-winston
Shoulder injury shelves FSU TE Christo Kourtzidis rest of spring

http://espn.go.com/blog/colleges/fsu/post/_/id/7472/terrence-brooks-builds-off-one-bad-play
Terrence Brooks builds off one bad play

http://www.sportstalkflorida.com/2013-fsu-spring-breakdown-receiverstight-ends/
2013 FSU Spring Breakdown: Receivers / Tight Ends

http://www.mlive.com/lions/index.ssf/2013/04/detroit_lions_2013_nfl_draft_p_12.html
Detroit Lions 2013 NFL draft prospect: Florida State defensive end Bjoern Werner

http://www.sbnation.com/college-football-recruiting/2013/4/5/4187552/florida-state-football-recruiting-seminoles-fsu-commit-verbal
Florida State football recruiting: Seminoles with 7 early verbal commitments

http://www.wilsonpost.com/sports/50-frontpage-lead-sports-story/10079-bobby-bowden-speaks-sunday-at-ibc
Bobby Bowden speaks Sunday at IBC

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UP NEXT:
http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/pitt-big-east/roadblocks-go-up-for-star-running-back-682321/
Roadblocks go up for star running back
Pitt blocks Shell’s transfer to some schools, including Arizona, Arizona State, and any future opponents, including Penn State.

http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/sports/pitt-big-east/redshirt-freshman-qb-quickly-learning-at-pitt-682293/
Redshirt freshman QB quickly learning at Pitt
Panthers coach Paul Chryst said earlier this week that Chad Voytik has started to look more comfortable in the offense.

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FSU BASKETBALL:
http://www.tallahassee.com/article/20130405/FSU05/130405009/Video-Nick-Wiggins-says-UK-not-best-fit-his-brother-Andrew-?nclick_check=1
Video: Nick Wiggins says UK not ‘the best fit’ for his brother Andrew

http://www.chantrant.com/2013/04/nick-wiggins-i-think-both-my-parents-want-him-to-go-to-florida-state.html
Nick Wiggins: “I think both my parents want him to go to Florida State”

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FSU BASEBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040613aac.html
Late Rally Paces No. 5 FSU Past Miami

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130406/FSU02/304050042/Seminoles-rally-past-Canes-4-2
Seminoles rally past ‘Canes, 4-2
Just when Florida State fans had gotten used to calling sophomore shortstop Giovanny Alfonzo a ‘Gator killer’ they might need to change it up. Make it ‘rival killer.’

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/06/3326424/costly-errors-help-no-5-seminoles.html
Costly errors help No. 5 Seminoles top Hurricanes
The Miami Hurricanes nearly had this game, could have had this game and probably should have had this game.

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FSU SOCCER/TRACK/GOLF/VOLLEYBALL:
http://www.seminoles.com/sports/c-track/recaps/040613aaa.html
Fast Finish At UF
Marvin Bracy and Dentarius Locke ran well early, but were ultimately upstaged by Colleen Quigley and Amanda Winslow, who won the final two races Friday night at the 69th Pepsi Florida Relays.

http://www.seminoles.com/sports/m-tennis/recaps/040513aaa.html
Florida State Tops UNF, BC
The Seminoles spent Friday at the chilly Scott Speicher Tennis Center, but finished the day with two wins over UNF and Boston College. The men’s tennis team improved to 16-6 on the year and 3-3 in the ACC. Florida State topped North Florida 4-1 in the afternoon and then concluded the night with a 6-1 win over BC.

http://nolesports.tallahassee.com/article/20130405/FSU02/304050040/FSU-dismisses-swimming-coach-Harper
FSU dismisses swimming coach Harper
Florida State has dismissed longtime swimming and diving head coach Neil Harper, a university administrator confirmed to the Democrat late Friday afternoon.

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‘NOLES IN THE PROS:
http://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/sports/football/anquan-boldin-denies-report-that-says-his-charity-/nXDt2/
Anquan Boldin denies report that says his charity to help kids in Pahokee area spends too much on expenses

http://espn.go.com/blog/boston/red-sox/post/_/id/26126/drew-hitless-in-first-rehab-game
Drew hitless in first rehab game

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10 YEARS AGO FSU IN THE CHOP:
http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5569307.htm
FSU coaches enthusiastic about Davis
Jeff Bowden knows it is just the spring, and Chris Davis isn’t being tackled. But the offensive
coordinator has a difficult time containing his enthusiasm for the freshman wide receiver.

http://noles.tbo.com/seminoles/MGAHZN3K6ED.html
Bowden Pleased With Work Of FSU’s QBs

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5569306.htm
Emanuel following Haggins’ lead

http://www.orlandosentinel.com/sports/college/orl-sptfsu05040503apr05,0,6529531.\
story?coll=tf%2Dmain%2Dsports
FSU case may never be solved

http://floridastate.theinsiders.com/2/103558.html
Big sixth inning lifts the Noles past Wake – FSU downs Wake Forest 7-2.

http://www.tallahassee.com/mld/democrat/sports/5569275.htm
Lynch, bats lift ‘Noles
FSU makes gains in ACC race at Wake’s expense

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ATLANTIC COAST CONFERENCE NEWS
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ACC FOOTBALL:
http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54111/steve-addazio-looking-for-winning-attitude
Steve Addazio looking for winning attitude

http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130405/TIGERSNOW/304050067/Swinney-has-blind-faith-defensive-line
Swinney has blind faith in defensive line

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/post/_/id/54097/clemson-wr-bryant-changes-focus-attitude
Clemson WR Bryant changes focus, attitude

http://blogs.newsobserver.com/dukenow/duke-football-kurt-roper
Duke Now: Q&A on football with offensive coordinator Kurt Roper

http://www.ajc.com/news/sports/college/yellow-jackets-hire-quarterbacks-coach/nXD3K/
Tech hires QB coach

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/05/3326351/university-of-miami-wants-kyle.html
UM wants Kyle Wright interview thrown out

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/06/3326354/sophomores-shine-in-hurricanes.html
Juniors shine in Hurricanes’ practice in Naples
Anthony Chickillo and Rashawn Scott get a jump on making amends for last season with standout spring scrimmage performances.

http://blogs.newsobserver.com/uncnow/unc-football-scrimmage-in-greensboro-moved-to-kenan-stadium
UNC football scrimmage in Greensboro moved to Kenan Stadium

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_wide_receiver_kyle_fo.html
Syracuse wide receiver Kyle Foster leaves team

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/ex-oklahoma_backup_qb_drew_all.html
Ex-Oklahoma backup QB Drew Allen reportedly will choose between Syracuse and N.C. State

http://syracuse.com/orangefootball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_football_7_rest_of_th.html
Syracuse coach Scott Shafer on recruiting so many junior college kids: There’s no grand plan there

http://www.dailyprogress.com/sports/a-new-start-begins-with-today-s-spring-game/article_408592da-9e45-11e2-bc22-001a4bcf6878.html
‘A New Start’ begins with today’s spring game
With a change in staff, facility and scheduling, the Virginia football team has adopted “A New Start” as its slogan for the 2013 season.

http://www.dailyprogress.com/sports/ratcliffe-a-lot-depending-on-big-mo-in/article_5c141d72-9e41-11e2-8d53-001a4bcf6878.html
A lot depending on Big Mo in 2013
If the offensive line is the key to success for Virginia’s football team this fall, then Morgan Moses’ keychain just got bigger.

http://espn.go.com/blog/acc/tag/_/name/tom-obrien
UVa TE Jake McGee previews spring game

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ACC BASKETBALL:
http://acc.blogs.starnewsonline.com/36206/acc-should-take-advantage-of-its-two-final-four-teams/
ACC should take marketing advantage of its two Final Four teams

http://blogs.newsobserver.com/uncnow/unc-coach-roy-williams-bullock-hairston-and-mcadoo-hungry-to-do-more
UNC coach Roy Williams: Bullock, Hairston and McAdoo hungry to do more

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2804067/former-unc-center-eric-montross.html
Former UNC center Eric Montross remembers the timeout, 20 years later

http://charlotte.cbslocal.com/2013/04/04/andrew-wiggins-and-the-tar-heels/
Andrew Wiggins And The Tar Heels

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2803839/rodney-purvis-will-transfer-to.html
NC State’s Rodney Purvis to transfer to UConn

http://www.newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2804598/moore-named-nc-state-womens-basketball.html
NC State taps Chattanooga’s Wes Moore to coach women’s hoops team

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ACC BASEBALL:
http://www.greenvilleonline.com/article/20130405/TIGERSNOW/304050066/Tigers-outlast-BC-ACC-baseball
Tigers outlast BC in ACC baseball

http://www.goduke.com/ViewArticle.dbml?SPSID=22847&SPID=1850&DB_LANG=C&ATCLID=207078389&DB_OEM_ID=4200
Swart Pitches Duke Past No. 15 Georgia Tech, 2-0
Left-Hander Struck Out Six in Eight Scoreless Innings

http://www.umterps.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040513aaa.html
#1 Tar Heels Too Much for Terps
Maryland fell to top-ranked North Carolina, 12-4, Friday night at Boshamer Stadium.

http://www.gopack.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040613aaa.html
No. 25 Pack Walks Off, 8-7 in 14 Innings
NC State lost a 6-2 lead, but held on through six scoreless innings to eventually drop Virginia Tech in 14

http://www.virginiasports.com/sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/040513aab.html
No. 4 Baseball Travels to Wake Forest for Three-Game Series

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OTHER FOOTBALL/BASKETBALL/BASEBALL/MISC NEWS:
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OTHER FOOTBALL:
http://www.ajc.com/ap/ap/crime/jacobs-auburn-reviewing-alleged-ncaa-violations/nXC7c/
Auburn checks into allegations

http://espn.go.com/college-football/story/_/id/9135194/twelve-auburn-tigers-football-players-failed-synthetic-pot-tests
Auburn players failed ‘spice’ tests
Auburn kept test results confidential

http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130405/ARTICLES/130409705?tc=cr
Vertical game improving as UF wraps spring

http://jacksonville.com/sports/college/georgia-bulldogs/2013-04-05/story/g-day-chance-young-bulldogs-strut-their-stuff
G-Day a chance for young Bulldogs to strut their stuff

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http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-football-safety-collinsworth-catching-up-20130405,0,5784133.story
Notre Dame football: Safety Collinsworth catching up

http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-football-recruiting-powers-chasing-minnesota-star-20130405,0,1370680.story
Notre Dame football recruiting: Powers chasing Minnesota star

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OTHER BASKETBALL:
http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050100/ANALYSIS-How-beat-each-team-Final-Four
How to beat each team in the Final Four

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050115/Four-facts-you-didn-t-know-about-year-s-Final-Four-teams
Four facts you didn’t know about this year’s Final Four teams

http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/06/3326652/final-four-its-louisville-and.html
Final Four: It’s Louisville and The Other Guys

http://sports.yahoo.com/news/ncaab–everything-s-been-roses-for-acc-bound-louisville-after-getting-spurned-by-big-12-233454253.html
Everything’s been roses for ACC-bound Louisville after getting spurned by Big 12

http://newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2804232/louisville-basketball-the-best.html
Louisville basketball: The best show in town

http://jacksonville.com/sports/basketball/2013-04-05/story/reasons-root-cardinals-and-shockers
Reasons to root for Cardinals and Shockers

http://www.courier-journal.com/usatoday/article/2057233
10 reasons Louisville will cut down the NCAA nets

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050101/At-glance-Louisville-33-5-vs-Wichita-State-30-8-
At a glance: Louisville (33-5) vs. Wichita State (30-8)

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050109/Louisville-basketball-s-pressure-makes-game-spurts
Louisville basketball’s pressure makes it game of spurts

http://www.palmbeachpost.com/ap/ap/georgia/ware-makes-big-bad-louisville-the-peoples-choice/nXDpk/
Ware helps Louisville gain fans
Kevin Ware’s encouragement to teammates after his gruesome injury on Sunday has helped put many fans behind the Cardinals, who take on Wichita State in the Final Four.

http://members.jacksonville.com/opinion/premium/blog/400565/garry-smits/2013-04-05/everybody-profiting-ware-injury-except-ware
Everybody profiting from Kenny Ware injury except Ware

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9139680/adidas-stops-selling-shirt-louisville-kevin-ware
Adidas no longer selling Ware shirt

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050075/Knicks-forward-Amar-e-Stoudemire-picks-up-tab-1-000-Kevin-Ware-big-heads
Knicks forward Amar’e Stoudemire picks up tab for 1,000 Kevin Ware big heads

http://jacksonville.com/sports/basketball/2013-04-05/story/final-four-notebook-rick-pitino-voted-hall-fame
Final Four Notebook: Rick Pitino voted to Hall of Fame

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/COLUMNISTS02/304050107/Adam-Himmelsbach-Hard-believe-Hall-Fame-just-getting-around-finding-Rick-Pitino
Hard to believe the Hall of Fame is just getting around to finding Rick Pitino

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050116/Rick-Pitino-tied-Roy-Williams-seven-Final-Four-appearances
Rick Pitino tied with Roy Williams with seven Final Four appearances

http://newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2804800/harrell-accs-loss-but-louisvilles.html
Harrell ACC’s loss, but Louisville’s gain

http://www.freep.com/article/20130406/COL08/304060156/Drew-Sharp-U-M-s-best-chance-for-a-national-title-is-now
With today’s rules, now is U-M’s best chance for NCAA title

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130406/SPORTS06/130403064/Mitch-Albom-flashback-Michigan-s-heart-broken-after-time-out-loss-1993-NCAA-title-game
Michigan’s heart broken after time-out, loss in 1993 NCAA title game

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130405/SPORTS06/130405059/Syracuse-players-talk-some-trash-say-s-gonna-tough-Burke-
Syracuse players talk some trash, say ‘it’s gonna be tough for (Burke)’

http://newsobserver.com/2013/04/05/2804051/contrasting-styles-on-display.html
Contrasting styles on display in Syracuse-Michigan

http://syracuse.com/orangebasketball/index.ssf/2013/04/syracuse_vs_michigan_orange_sc.html
Syracuse’s suffocating defense vs. Michigan’s dynamic offense (Orange Scouting Report)

http://jacksonville.com/sports/basketball/2013-04-05/story/syracuse-sees-zone-edge
Syracuse sees zone as edge

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050111/Syracuse-vs-Michigan-Key-matchups
Syracuse vs. Michigan: Key matchups

http://www.journalnow.com/sports/colleges/basketball/article_1a61fb62-9e44-11e2-b4bb-001a4bcf6878.html
Wichita State can’t even play underdog card against Louisville

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050096/NCAA-Final-Four-Wichita-State-facing-pressure-Louisville-national-stage
Wichita State facing the pressure of Louisville and national stage

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050094/NCAA-Final-Four-Don-t-look-oversized-egos-Wichita-State
Don’t look for oversized egos on Wichita State

http://www.nypost.com/p/sports/college/basketball/wichita_state_not_in_shock_over_cvauTRmCIzIxKxlS4h8dyH
Wichita State not in ‘shock’ over facing Cardinals’ stifling pressure

http://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaab/finalfour/2013/04/04/nomadic-wichita-state-shockers-final-four/2054409/
Gritty Wichita State makes up for lack of talent with hunger

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050119/Wichita-guard-Nick-Wiggins-happy-brother-Andrew
Wichita guard Nick Wiggins happy for brother Andrew

http://www.freep.com/relart/20130406/SPORTS06/304060083/Louisville-vs-Wichita-State-Scouting-report-prediction
Louisville vs. Wichita State: Scouting report, prediction

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS13/304050118/NCAA-allows-families-get-help-during-tourney-few-programs-take-advantage
NCAA allows families to get help during tourney, but few programs take advantage

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http://www.miamiherald.com/2013/04/06/3326363/kentucky-assistant-orlando-antigua.html
Kentucky assistant Orlando Antigua, VCU assistant Mike Rhoades could be targeted to fill FIU basketball’s vacancy

http://espn.go.com/nba/draft2013/story/_/id/9138803/deshaun-thomas-ohio-state-buckeyes-declares-nba-draft
Ohio State’s Thomas headed to NBA draft

http://www.cbssports.com/collegebasketball/story/22014482/rutgers-ad-pernetti-quits-says-he-wanted-to-fire-rice-at-first
Rutgers AD Pernetti quits. says he wanted to fire Rice at first

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OTHER BASEBALL:
http://www.gatorsports.com/article/20130405/ARTICLES/130409693?tc=cr
Mississippi State too much for Florida, 7-3

http://www.courier-journal.com/article/20130405/SPORTS12/304050151/Around-Kentuckiana-Louisville-baseball-team-rolls-past-Bearcats
Louisville baseball team rolls past Bearcats

http://www.southbendtribune.com/sports/notredame/sbt-notre-dame-baseball-irish-win-in-11th-20130406,0,7657776.story
Notre Dame baseball: Irish win in 11th

http://www.pittsburghpanthers.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/040513aaa.html
No. 26 Panthers Fall to USF in Pitching Dual
Mildren throws complete game in loss

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10 YEARS AGO IN THE CHOP:
http://greenvilleonline.com/news/sports/2003/04/06/200304064228.htm
Clemson picks Dayton coach
Oliver Purnell will become Clemson’s 21st basketball coach, succeeding Larry Shyatt. Purnell, 49, has coached at the University of Dayton for nine seasons. His teams won at least 20 games five times.

http://www.jsonline.com/sports/marq/apr03/131450.asp
Dream season turns into a nightmare
Marquette’s dream season ended in a nightmare of epic proportions on Saturday night at the hands of the Kansas Jayhawks.

http://jacksonville.com/tu-online/stories/040603/spb_12208275.shtml
Syracuse holds off Longhorns
Freshman Carmelo Anthony scored a game-high 33 points, including 17 in the second half, as Syracuse pulled away from Texas for a 95-84 victory in the NCAA Tournament semifinals last night.

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