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Hoosiers go for 10...Rubio ready...Jets add...South African soccer victories questioned

Saturday - 12/15/2012, 3:08pm  ET

UNDATED (AP) -- The top-ranked team in the AP men's college basketball poll is on the court this afternoon. The 9-0 Indiana Hoosiers are hosting instate rival Butler in Indianapolis. And they'll have reinforcements. Six-foot-eight forward Hanner Mosquera-Perea and 7-foot center Peter Jurkin are expected to make their college debuts after nine-game suspensions. The NCAA made the freshman sit for accepting improper benefits from their AAU coach.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Three Top 25 men's college basketball games started at noon Eastern time and the finals are starting to come in. In Washington, 15th-ranked Georgetown beat Western Carolina 81-68.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Timberwolves says Ricky Rubio is ready for his season debut tonight. It will be Rubio's first game since he tore the ACL and LCL in his left knee last March. The Wolves have sorely missed the slick-passing point guard starter with the offense not moving as crisply as last season. Still, the team enters tonight's home game against the Dallas Mavericks above .500 and in second place in the NBA's Northwest Division.

NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Jets appear to be adding weapons to their struggling offense. Coach Rex Ryan says he's "optimistic" newly re-acquired Braylon Edwards will play in Monday night against Tennessee. The wide receiver is dealing with a hamstring issue and has been limited in practice since being claimed off waivers from Seattle on Tuesday. Backup QB was a full participat in practice for the third straight day.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- A report from the governing body of international soccer is calling the integrity of some prominent games into question. A FIFA report says it found "compelling evidence" that game involving South Africa's national team were fixed in the weeks before the 2010 World Cup, which South African hosted. No players have been implicated, but referees have.


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