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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Three-time defending champion Alabama is picked to win the Southeastern Conference title again in a preseason media poll. Alabama was the preseason choice of 217 of the 243 people who cast ballots at this week's SEC Media Days. The only other school to receive as many as 10 votes was Auburn with 11. Georgia's the favorite in the Eastern Division.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls have signed former LSU guard Antonio Blakeney to a two-way contract. Blakeney went undrafted after averaging 17.2 points and earning All-SEC second-team honors last season.