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Clemson's Bowden: Ask dad about UM? Why?

By Associated Press
Published September 15, 2005

Surely, Clemson coach Tommy Bowden will call his dad for tips on how to beat No.13 Miami. Florida State and coach Bobby Bowden beat the Hurricanes 10-7 in their opener.

Or maybe not.

"He's lost to them six out of seven years," the younger Bowden said. "What do you want me to ask him?"

The Tigers play Miami on Saturday at Death Valley.

SUGAR BOWL: Work crews were busy in several New Orleans hotels, repairing damage from Hurricane Katrina.

That's good news for the Sugar Bowl. If enough hotels in the area are up and running by December, this season's game will be at LSU's Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge.

If they aren't, Atlanta's Georgia Dome would be a likely alternative, Sugar Bowl executive director Paul Hoolahan is expected to tell the commissioners of the 11 Division I-A conferences at a BCS meeting Tuesday in Chicago.

"Obviously, this will not be a normal New Orleans Sugar Bowl experience," Hoolahan said. "But I think everyone will take a little disruption, maybe more than a little disruption, to get this done."

HULA BOWL: The financially troubled game is returning to Honolulu for its 60th game after spending eight years on Maui. There was speculation the annual all-star game may relocate or fold.

NORTHWESTERN: Receiver Mark Philmore is taking time off for personal reasons, coach Randy Walker said.


TAMPA 3, ST. THOMAS 2 (2OT): Visiting St. Thomas tied it at 2 with nine seconds left, then 32 seconds into the second overtime Devin Shaw scored on a cross from Martin Zarate. In other Spartans news, alumnus Tom Kolbe was named sports information director.

ECKERD MEN, WOMEN WIN: Defender John Fletcher scored two goals, including a penalty kick to lead the host Tritons men to a 3-2 victory over Florida Southern. Amy Lambert scored as the host Tritons women defeated Florida Southern 1-0.

USF WOMEN: Midfielder Jenny Mulvihill was named to the Soccer America Team of the Week.


University of Florida senior Jennifer Magley of Bradenton received the No. 1 singles ranking in the country as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association released its preseason poll.


FSU DEFEATS USF: The host Seminoles snapped a four-match losing streak by defeating the Bulls 23-30, 30-22, 30-25 and 30-28.

ECKERD DEFEATS FLA. TECH: The host Tritons defeated the Panthers 30-10, 30-23 and 30-25 in a Sunshine State Conference match.

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