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Defense struggles with penalties on G-Day

...Matthews indicated an injury wasn't a big issue when asked why he didn't play Saturday.He was one of three defensive players who were arrested prior to spring practice on theft by deception charges for "double-dipping" university issued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-12/defense-struggles-penalti
Clemson coach Brad Brownellawaits word on K.J. McDaniels' future

...and is unsure when the 6-foot-6 forward will decide on his future.McDaniels, the Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year, was the only player in the NCAA to lead his team in points, rebounds, blocks, steals and 3-pointers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-04-10/clemson-coach-brad-browne
UMass guard Derrick Gordon becomes first openly gay male player in Division I basketball

...some believe could go first, averaged 11.2 points and 8.1 rebounds while blocking 72 shots and earning Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year. MICHIGAN STATE: Lacey Holsworth, the 8-year-old girl with cancer who befriended Spartans star...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-09/umass-guard-derrick-gordo
Mourning, Richmond, Williams, Richardson among 2014 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame class

...to the 2002 title. He retired in 2011 with 668 wins.Mourning was a seven-time NBA All-Star and two-time defensive player of the year who was among the league's best shot-blockers, while Richmond was an elite scorer who won a title...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2014-04-07/mourning-richmond-williams-ri
Chris Johnson is released by Tennessee

...three All-Pro teams and been selected to 12 Pro Bowls. He trails only Hall of Fame end Reggie White (13) among defensive players in NFL history in Pro Bowls. SEAHAWKS: Locked up coach Pete Carroll with a three-year contract extension after...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-04-04/chirs-johnson-released-tennes
Florida's Patric Young makes life tough down low

...Donovan's best post defenders. Donovan puts the SEC Defensive Player of the Year right up there with former defensive...a lot to do with it, too. He's a really smart defensive player. He can see things happening before they happen...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-04-02/floridas-patric-young-mak
GreenJackets release 2014 roster

...little more power potential than Arroyo. He is built for more pop in the box and will never be a standout runner or defensive player in a corner spot, but he has a strong arm and is athletic. There's a good chance Arroyo and Jones will move up...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/david-lee/2014-03-30/greenjackets
Junior pair help Clemson refocus on NIT after missing the NCAA Tournament

...Rod, you guys are the leaders and we need you to play like it."The two have done that. McDaniels, the ACC's Defensive Player of the Year, is the team's top scorer (17.2 ppg), rebounder (7.1) and shot-blocker (97 this season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/clemson/2014-03-26/junior-pair-help-clemson-
Georgia Regents returns to postseason play on Saturday

...Zimmerman and DeVontae Wright. Also, USC Aiken has an advantage with a deep frontcourt that includes Peach Belt Defensive Player of the Year Alvin Brown, second-team all-conference forward Paul Larsen and standouts in Rick Alderman and Santoine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/gru/2014-03-14/georgia-regents-retur
Mount St. Mary's makes NCAA Tournament field with .500 record

...the year and Clemson's K.J. McDaniels as the defensive player of the year. SEC AWARDS: No. 1 Florida nearly...also selected Florida's Patric Young as the top defensive player and scholar-athlete. He's won the academic award...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-03-11/mount-st-marys-makes-ncaa