By Cole FrederickBy Cole Frederick

In & around SEC men’s basketball

Auburn week in review

The Tigers lost games to Alabama and Texas A&M in the past week. Despite leading Alabama by as many as eight points in the second half, Auburn lost to its archrival, 57-55, at Coleman Coliseum. K.T. Harrell scored 22 points and Cinmeon Bowers added 14 points and eight rebounds, but it wasn’t enough for the

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Gadsden City boys, girls ranked in final ASWA basketball poll

BOYS

CLASS 7A

1. Lee-Montgomery

2. Spain Park 

3. Mountain Brook

4. Theodore

5. Hoover

6. McGill-Toolen 

7. Murphy 

8. James Clemens

9. Gadsden City 

10. Grissom 

CLASS 6A

1. Lee-Huntsville 

2. Bessemer City 

3. Cullman 

4. Austin 

5. Carver-Montgomery

6. Spanish Fort 

7. Opelika

8. Woodlawn 

9. Albertville

10. Homewood 

CLASS 5A

1. Faith-Mobile

2.

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Pat EdmondsPat Edmonds

Gadsden State posts homecoming win over Parsons

Four players scored in double figures as Gadsden State posted an 89-76 Alabama Community College Conference win over Snead State in the Cardinals’ homecoming game on Monday (Jan. 26) at Beck Field House.

Pat Edmonds led GSCC (11-9, 2-2) with 23 points while adding six rebounds and three steals.

Jacob Gibson had 18 points, seven assists, four steals and

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Taylor FrazierTaylor Frazier

Lady Cardinals top Snead State on homecoming

Taylor Frazier netted 26 points to lead Gadsden State past Alabama Community College Conference rival Snead State, 99-79, in the Lady Cardinals’ homecoming game on Monday (Jan. 26) at Beck Field House.

Frazier sank five 3-point baskets and was a perfect 7-for-7 at the free throw line.

Also for the Lady Cardinals (19-3, 3-1), Carla Clemmons scored 19 points

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 Southside High’s Jace Lee (3) drives against Hokes Bluff’s David Franklin during the Eagles’ 39-37 victory in the Etowah County Basketball Tournament girls championship game on Jan. 23 at Gadsden State. (Photo by Gary Wells)  Southside High’s Jace Lee (3) drives against Hokes Bluff’s David Franklin during the Eagles’ 39-37 victory in the Etowah County Basketball Tournament girls championship game on Jan. 23 at Gadsden State. (Photo by Gary Wells)

Moore’s late free throws sends Hokes Bluff past Southside in county tournament championship

By Mike Goodson/Sports Correspondent

For the first 31 minutes and 58 seconds of the 2015 Etowah County basketball tournament boys championship game on Jan. 23, Hokes Bluff and Southside played dead even. 

The contest was tied at 37-37 with two seconds remaining when the Eagles’ Kaden Moore took a foul shot in the paint. 

The ball hit the front

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