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May 2, 2014

College notes: Baylor receiver Rhodes arrested

Notes

Baylor Bears freshman wide receiver Robbie Rhodes was arrested early Friday morning on drug charges.

Rhodes was charged with tampering with physical evidence and possession of marijuana. He was booked into McLennan County Jail and released in the afternoon on bond, according to WacoTrib.com.

Rhodes, a blue-chip recruit from Fort Worth Southwest, caught 10 passes for 157 yards last season. At Southwest in 2011, he tied a national single-game record with eight touchdown receptions.

Briefly

• TCU women’s golf: Sanna Nuutinen was named to the All-Big 12 team. Nuutinen has seven top-20 finishes, including a pair of top-10 results, this season. Nuutinen will compete in the NCAA Central Regional Thursday through May 10 in Stillwater, Okla.

•  Duke basketball: Sean Obi, a 6-foot-9 post player from Rice, is transferring to the Blue Devils. Obi, 265 pounds, averaged 11.4 points and a Conference USA-leading 9.3 rebounds as a freshman at Rice. He will have three years of eligibility remaining.
•  Kansas basketball: Point guard Devonte’ Graham signed with the Jayhawks, Graham, 6-2, originally signed with Appalachian State but did not enroll, instead playing at Brewster Academy in New Hampshire.
•  Kentucky basketball: Coach John Calipari underwent right hip replacement surgery on Friday. Since midseason, Calipari had alluded to needing the surgery to relieve pain. During last month’s Final Four, Calipari sometimes called out plays while sitting on a stool.
•  Texas Wesleyan softball: The Rams fell to Southwestern Christian 5-3 in the Sooner Athletic Conference tournament in Oklahoma City. They finished 24-26.

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