BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Alabama placed nine players on the coaches All-Southeastern Conference teams and LSU had eight. The league released its All-SEC teams chosen by league head coaches on Tuesday. Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - It took Tre Mason a lot of time and yards to become an overnight sensation. Auburn's star tailback launched himself to New York as a Heisman Trophy finalist and his team to the national title game with a marathon performance against Missouri in the SEC championship game. His tally: 46 carries, 304 yards and four touchdowns.
ATLANTA (AP) - Kevin Durant scored 30 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder won for the 11th time in 12 games, holding off the Atlanta Hawks 101-92 Tuesday night. Shelvin Mack scored 17 points off the bench to lead an Atlanta comeback but finally cooled off at the end.
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) - Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter isn't saying much about his recent interview with Boise State. Koetter confirmed on Tuesday that he met with Boise State officials, but declined to elaborate. In two seasons with Atlanta, Koetter has had mixed results.
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