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BC-FL--Florida Sports Digest, FL

January 8, 2019

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College Football:

MIAMI-BAKER

CORAL GABLES _ Manny Diaz has built his first team at Miami. Diaz finalized the hiring of Blake Baker from Louisiana Tech as the Hurricanes’ new co-defensive coordinator Monday, starting the third time that they’ve worked together. Baker was a graduate assistant when Diaz was defensive coordinator at Texas, then was safeties coach under Diaz for one year at Louisiana Tech before replacing him there as coordinator. By Tim Reynolds.

College Basketball:

T25-COLLEGE BKB POLL

The top four in The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll remained unchanged for the third straight week. The rest of the poll, however, underwent major changes after three top-10 teams lost. Duke remained at No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Monday, receiving 37 of 64 first-place votes. No. 2 Michigan received nine first-place votes, No. 3 Tennessee 13 and No. 4 Virginia five. By John Marshall.

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