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Posted on October 23, 2013 at 4:06 AM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 23 at 4:06 AM

UNDATED (AP) — Coach Hugh Freeze says Bo Wallace played the best game of his Mississippi career in last Saturday's upset win over LSU. After looking over the numbers, it's hard to argue. He completed 30 of 39 passes for 346 yards and led the Rebels on a 14-play drive that set up the game-winning field goal.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Facing an unranked opponent for a change doesn't necessarily mean Kentucky has it easier. But after four straight losses to ranked opponents, including a 48-7 drubbing by Alabama, the Wildcats might find Mississippi State a more manageable opponent Thursday.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The NBA franchise in the Big Easy has a new name, new color scheme, new practice headquarters, and new players who are proven producers. So after a couple years at the bottom of the Western Conference, the team formerly known as the Hornets — and rebranded as the New Orleans Pelicans — aims to transform its on-court identity.

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Alonzo Harris rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 23-7 Tuesday for its fifth consecutive victory. Harris had a 3-yard TD run in each of the first two quarters as the Ragin' Cajuns jumped to a 20-7 halftime lead.

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