HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) - Ohio State coach Urban Meyer and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney spent much of their Orange Bowl news conference praising each other's teams. Meyer has led the Buckeyes to a 12-1 record this year, losing to Michigan State 34-24 Saturday night in the Big Ten championship game. The Orange Bowl is Jan. 3 at Sun Life Stadium.
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) - Kayel Locke scored 25 points as UNC-Greensboro held off Claflin, a Division II school, for a 75-70 win Wednesday afternoon. UNC-Greensboro took a commanding 38-24 lead into halftime, after an early 13-2 run - with nine straight points from Locke.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jameer Nelson had 12 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter and the Orlando Magic snapped a six-game losing streak with a 92-83 victory over the Charlotte Bobcats on Wednesday night. Glen Davis added 17 points and 12 rebounds and Nikola Vucevic chipped in with 12 points and 14 rebounds. Arron Afflalo had 16 points.
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) - NASCAR took the final step toward setting its 2014 rules package with a critical test session Wednesday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The test featured four simulated races with four different configurations on the Gen-6 Sprint Cup Series car.
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