No. 7 South Carolina knew thin Texas A&M primarily relied on a six-player rotation, so the Gamecocks planned on pressuring the Aggies from the start. ''We just wanted to speed up the tempo, because they're a team that's well-coached,'' South Carolina coach Dawn Staley said. For their part the home Aggies fell apart, as A'ja Wilson had 21 points and 15 rebounds and the Gamecocks beat A&M 80-64 on Thursday night to remain in Southeastern Conference title contention.
Feb. 22, 2017 COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State Deputy Athletic Director Martin Jarmond has been named to the Sports Business Daily Journal’s Forty Under 40 class of 2017. The annual award honors 40 of the most talented sports business professionals under the age of 40. Currently, in his role as Deputy Athletic Director, Chief of Staff, Jarmond oversees the internal and external business and development operations of the athletic department. He also serves as the Sport Administrator to the football, men's basketball, baseball, men's golf and women's golf teams. Jarmond also represents the athletic department as a member of the Senior Management Council, the university leadership group that advises
Ayinde Hikim looked over his shoulders to make sure he was alone, then peeked at the packed bleachers to his left, seeing that everyone was watching. Then the Wilson junior took off, launching his 5-foot-10 frame into the air and slamming a one-handed dunk. There were still three quarters remaining, but the junior made a statement right then that the Tigers were the team to beat in Wednesday night’s D.C. Interscholastic Athletic Association final against Theodore Roosevelt. “I haven’t dunked in a while, so I knew I had to get a dunk today,” Hikim said after the Tigers’ 57-38 victory. In front of a full house at the University of District of Columbia, No. 11 Wilson (27-3) led from start to finish