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Found: College Basketball Star Who Vanished 30 Years Ago

Benny 'the Outlaw' Anders discovered by filmmaker in Detroit area

(Newser) - In the 1980s, the University of Houston's Cougars basketball team—aka the Phi Slama Jamas—made their way into three Final Fours. The player described by the Houston Chronicle as "one of the more flamboyant members" has now been found in the Detroit area by a filmmaker, three... More »

'Pedobear' Mocks Penn State at Bowl Game

Costumed fan wears 'Keep quiet and don't tell anyone' sign

(Newser) - "Pedobear" turned up to poke fun at Penn State during the Nittany Lions' 30-14 loss to the Houston Cougars at the Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas. A fan, dressed as an Internet meme used to mock pedophiles, wore a sign reading: "Keep quiet and don’t tell anyone”... More »

Despite Sass, Houston Can't Tip Memphis

Tennessee cruises past Arkansas, So. Illinois shocks Drake

(Newser) - The first-ranked Memphis Tigers may have given Houston some hope with a 37-35 first-half lead, but they weren't about to give the game away. Holding the tough-talking Cougars to 29% shooting after the break and pulling in 13 more rebounds, Memphis kept its record perfect with a 68-59 victory. In... More »

No. 1 Memphis Handles Houston 89-77

Elsewhere in Top 25, Mich. St. downs Illinois, Drake clips Creighton

(Newser) - The No. 1 Memphis Tigers beat the Houston Cougars 89-77 and at 20-0 matched the best start in school history. Chris Douglas-Roberts had 30 points and Joey Dorsey snared 22 rebounds. Memphis dominated the smaller Houston squad down low; the Tigers outrebounded the Cougars 49-29 and had 44 points in... More »

Ole Miss Starts Hot, Defeats Limping LSU

Arizona wins at Houston while Clemson tops Florida State in 2OT

(Newser) - Mississippi bounced back from a tough loss at Tennessee Wednesday, and held off feisty LSU 74-71. The Rebels had a 14-point halftime lead and extended that to 22 before an 18-2 run by the Tigers, who played without two starters. Eniel Polynice and Chris Warren each had 15 points for... More »

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