Originally posted on College Spun  |  Last updated 3/28/13
Banana time! This morning’s top five stories from around the web: 1. Shaka Smart is staying put at VCU. 2. Duke assistant Chris Collins will take over the head coaching job at Northwestern. 3. A Syracuse walk-on ate four bananas in one minute. 4. USC QB Matt Barkley had a great pro-day. 5. One UK fan sang a Blake Shelton song… in an attempt to land star recruit Andrew Wiggins. We’re introducing a new feature here at CS – a daily sports crossword puzzle. Directions below. 1. Click the numbers, not the spaces, to fill in the words. 2. Tweet a screenshot @CollegeSpun of your completed puzzle! We’ll tweet out the winner. Please upgrade your browser Clues: Across Down 1. Taxi 1. One who purrs 4. Take a small drink 2. One from a colony 7. Yankee 2B  3. -bastic? 8. Dynamite 4. Info/numbers from a game 9. Hoyas star, Orange mascot 5. 1-seed in the East 10. “See ya”, compadre 6. Michael Wilbon program 13. Irish and hoodwinked 7. Welsh canine 15. Clippers town 11. Not like a Spring chicken 16. Saying about the fifth day of the week 12. Speak 19. 2012 storm 14. Much __ about nothing 20. Solider Field site 16. Hurt 22. Ducks state abbreviation 17. Action on a pitcher’s shoulder after a game 23. File that gets something done 18. Electronic message, on paper 24. Partners up 20. Colorado Rockies field 27. “D’oh!” 21. Apparel you wear to support your team 30. American Eagle abbreviation 25. The type of day you stay in and watch a movie 31. Score on a hit 26. Sight, hearing, smell, etc. (singular) 32. Columbus soccer team 28. Panthers from Penn.? 34. Family 29. The sound of a perfect shot 35. Also 32. …reef 37. Top Canadian bball recruit 33. Female sheep 38. “The great equalizer”, in basketball 34. Transferring from Notre Dame 40. Spot 36. Electrical resistance measurement (plural) 41. Ole Miss star, or Mathers 39. Runs given up per 9 innings
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