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KWC has scoring in 86-72 win over Lake Erie | Sports

Kentucky Wesleyan College was without its leading scorer Tre Cobbs, but the Panthers were able to produce plenty of points Thursday night.

KWC beat Lake Erie 86-72 with four Panthers scoring in double figures and different players getting hot throughout the game at the Sportscenter.

Jamil Wilson led the way with 24 points and five assists. Wilson made 8-of-12 from the floor and 7-of-11 free throws.

“Jamil Wilson was tremendous in Tre’s absence,” KWC coach Drew Cooper said. “He had very timely bursts of effort defensively.”

Cobbs has been working through a recurring hand injury that flared up before Wednesday’s practice.

“I was hoping he would be able to go, it was a game time decision, and he wasn’t able to do it,” Cooper said. “He’s going to be a question mark moving forward. It’s been a recurring injury, one of those things that he came into practice, it hurt

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Husky football great Fred Forsberg, a family man and a fearless enforcer, dies at 76

By the time he died on Jan. 26, Fred Forsberg was no longer six-plus feet of unfiltered ferocity. His knees were shot. His memory was muddled. His body was irreparably busted, mangled by the love of an unmerciful game.

“You name a health issue, and he probably had it going on,” his son, Jeff Forsberg, told The Times this week.

Forsberg — who his Husky teammates lovingly called “Fantastic Freddie” — died at age 76, primarily of heart failure.

The same heart never failed him on a football field.

“He was unique — just a larger-than-life character, out of a comic book almost,” said Jeff, who added that his father’s death was not COVID-related. “He was tough as nails. Just loved — loved — the game. He had tons of health problems later on in life, mostly caused by the game. His last three years, there was memory loss.

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Nate Oats on Alabama Basketball’s Projected No. 1 Seed: “To Dwell on that Today is Probably Distracting”

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It’s not too often that Alabama basketball is a projected No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. In fact, being a No. 1 seed come March Madness has never happened in the history of Crimson Tide basketball.

For Alabama, the highest it has ever been seeded in the Big Dance is No. 2, which has happened on two occasions. The first time it occurred in 1987 under former coach Wimp Sanderson. The team ultimately reached the Sweet 16 before it was ousted by No. 6-seed Providence, 103-82.

The second time it happened was in 2002 under former coach Mark Gottfried. Despite being a No. 2 seed and one of the best teams in the country, the Crimson Tide was upset in the second round 71-58 by No. 10-seed Kent State.

On Thursday, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi moved Alabama up to a projected No. 1 seed for this

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“Matt Barnes on Lob City Clippers: ‘We Were Our Own Worst Enemy’

In a response to a Sportscenter Instagram post that highlighted some of the most entertaining moments from the LA Clippers’ ‘Lob City’ era, former Clippers forward Matt Barnes commented “We were our own worst enemy.”

It’s an astute point, and Barnes is not the only Lob City teammate to have been so forthcoming about the Clippers’ missed opportunities (J.J. Redick has said about as much multiple times on his podcast). It seems that the consensus takeaway from this era of Clippers basketball—the first in which they were truly considered title contenders—was that they did not reach their full potential.

The Sportscenter post was mostly comprised of Blake Griffin dunks, as they should be. Griffin might not have been the best player on those Clippers teams, but he was emblematic of the culture the Clippers had built. They were the most entertaining team in Los Angeles because of him (at least

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