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The Kansas State Wildcats have competed in the NCAA's Big 12 Conference since 1996, along with Iowa State University, the University of Colorado, the University of Kansas, the University of Missouri, the University of Nebraska, Baylor, Oklahoma State, Texas A & M, Texas Tech, the University of Oklahoma, and the University of Texas.
Michigan State beat out the Iowa Hawkeyes 62-54 despite the fact that they outscored Michigan in the second half. The contest took place at Brelsin Center on Feb 25th.
Iowa State University is well known for their technology programs and research, producing some of the world's leading theorists, writers, and even astronauts, but what of their sports programs? The Cyclones of Iowa State compete in the Big 12 Conference of the NCAA's 1st Division, a conference generally recognized to be one of the weaker ones in the NCAA, and it's safe to say their sports program doesn't have quite the lustre that their academic pursuits do.
The Green bay coaching staff is attending the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Indiana this week. They will be looking for defensive players who fit in with their newly adopted 3-4 scheme.
The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets finished off 2008 with a 9-4 overall and 5-3 Atlantic Coast Conference record. Everything was going great for Coach Paul Johnson and his crew; experts like Kirk Herbstreit were even jumping on Georgia Tech's bandwagon, calling them a "lock" to win their bowl game.
Georgia Bulldogs felt no pressure going into Wednesday night's game against Vanderbilt. Over all they've gone 11-17 and have secured a last place standing in the Southeastern East Division. Perhaps that's why they did so well.
Georgia Tech, also known as the Georgia Institute of Technology, is home to the Yellow Jackets collegiate teams, represented by an ornery yellow bee called Buzz, who also serves as the team's mascot. They have a second mascot in the car dubbed the Ramblin' Wreck, which is actually an old Ford Model A.
Florida State did its best to kill Clemson's chances of having a second straight winning season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
Despite four of the Florida Gators, Walter Hodges (16), Alex Tyus (15), Nick Calathes (12), and Chandler Parsons (12) scoring in the double digits, The Gators fell in a February 24th contest at Pete Maravich Assembly Center 81-75 to guarantee Louisiana State University at least a share in the Southeastern Conference championships.
The Florida Gators football team, of the Southeastern Conference, was the 2008 national champion. The Florida Gators are well-known to all sports fanatics and the stadium they play in, the Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is known as one of the hardest places for the competition to play.