The 2012 London Olympics carry on with another full day of action. The SEC got a couple more medals yesterday; we'll see how many more it gets today. All times below are Eastern.
Missouri's Linas Kleiza, Texas A&M's Antanas Kavaliauskas and Lithuania fell to Team USA 99-94. Kleiza had 25 points, five rebounds, and three assists, while Kavaliauskas had six points and three rebounds. Kentucky's Anthony Davis did not play for the USA.
Women's 3m Springboard
Texas A&M's Jaele Patrick (Australia) advanced to the finals with a score of 315.60.
The medal round is Sunday at 2:00 pm.
Women's 50m Freestyle
Auburn's Arianna Vanderpool-Wallace (Bahamas) finished eighth in this medal round at 24.69.
Women's 4x100m Medley Relay
Georgia's Allison Schmitt swam anchor when the US won gold and set a world record at 3:52.05. Texas A&M's Breeja Larson also wins a medal after having raced for the team in the semifinal. Florida's Gemma Spofforth swam first for Great Britain's team, which finished eighth at 3:59.46.
Men's 4x100m Medley Relay
Team USA won the gold with a time of 3:29.35. Auburn's Tyler McGill and Eric Shanteau get golds after having raced in the semifinals. Australia won bronze with a time of 3:31.58. Auburn's Matt Targett swam the third leg for the Aussies. The host country finished fourth at 3:32.32. Auburn's Adam Brown swam anchor for Great Britain's team.
Florida's Lisa Raymond and partner Mike Bryan (USA) lost to Victoria Azarenka and Max Mirnyi of Belarus 3-6, 6-4, 10-7 in the mixed doubles semifinals. The bronze medal match is Sunday at 11:00 am.
TRACK & FIELD
Georgia's Hyleas Fountain (USA) is competing in the final three events today. She scored 865 points in the long jump and 319 points in the javelin throw. She did not start the final event, the 800m, after being 27th after six events.
Women's Pole Vault
Arkansas's Tina Sutej (Slovenia) tied for eleventh in her group by clearing 4.25 meters. She did not advance to the next round.
Texas A&M's Demetrius Pinder (Bahamas) was first in his heat at 44.92, and Alabama's Kirani James (Grenada) was also first in his heat at 45.23. Florida's Tony McQuay (USA) was second in his heat at 45.48. Those three move on based on finish. Texas A&M's Tabarie Henry (US Virgin Islands) was fourth in his heat at 45.43, but he still advanced due to his fast time. Texas A&M's Deon Lendore (Trinidad & Tobago) was fifth in his heat at 45.81, and Mississippi State's Daundre Barnaby (Canada) was sixth in his heat at 46.04. They did not advance.
The semifinals are at 3:40 pm Sunday, and the medal round is 4:30 pm on Monday.
Arkansas's Tyson Gay (USA) was first in his heat at 10.08, and Tennessee's Justin Gatlin was slightly faster in winning his heat with a 9.97 time. LSU's Richard Thompson (Trinidad & Tobago) was second in his heat at 10.14. Kentucky's Rondel Sorrillo (Trinidad & Tobago) was third in his heat at 10.23, while Texas A&M's Gerald Phiri (Zambia) was also third in his heat at 10.16. All advanced to the next round. Arkansas's Marek Niit (Estonia) was seventh in his heat at 10.40, not fast enough to advance.
The semifinals are Sunday at 2:45 pm, and the medal round is later that day at 4:50 pm.
Florida's Genevieve LaCaze (Australia) set a personal best at 9:37.90, but she placed ninth in her group and did not advance to the next round.
Men's 400m Hurdles
Florida's Kerron Clement (USA) finished third in his heat at 48.12. He advanced to the finals.
The medal round is Monday at 3:45 pm.
Arkansas's Veronica Campbell-Brown (Jamaica) finished second in her semifinal heat at 10.89, and Tennessee's Tianna Madison (USA) also finished second in her heat at 10.89. Both moved on to the finals. Auburn's Kerron Stewart (Jamaica) finished fourth in her heat at 11.04, LSU's Semoy Hackett (Trinidad & Tobago) finished fifth in her heat at 11.26, and Auburn's Sheniqua Ferguson (Bahamas) finished seventh in her heat at 11.32. They did not advance.
Campbell-Brown won bronze with a time of 10.81. Madison finished fourth at 10.85.
Men's Long Jump
Florida's Will Claye (USA) won bronze with a best jump of 8.12 meters.
Tennessee's Dee Dee Trotter (USA) finished second in her heat at 49.87, and Florida's Novlene Williams-Mills (Jamaica) was third in her heat at 49.91. Both advanced to the finals. Arkansas's Regina George (Nigeria) was fifth in her heat at 51.35, and Kentucky's Jenna Martin (Canada) was seventh in her heat at 52.83. They did not move on.
The medal round is Sunday at 4:10 pm.