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Hillsborough Community College women's point guard signs with Florida State Seminoles

Hillsborough Community College women's point guard Yashira "Cheetah" Delgado signed Tuesday with Florida State.

Delgado, a 5-foot-2 player from Kissimmee, led the National Junior College Athletic Association in assists with 10.8 per game. She also averaged 12.5 points, 8.0 rebounds and 4.8 steals (fourth-most in the NJCAA).

"We are very excited to add 'Cheetah' to our family," coach Sue Semrau said in a statement. "She has the potential to make an immediate impact."

Delgado spent the 2010-11 season at Arkansas before transferring to the Hawks.

Brown to lead SMU

Larry Brown, the only coach to win an NCAA title and an NBA championship, agreed to become head coach of the SMU men's team, ESPN.com reported.

Brown, 71, has not coached since 2010, when he resigned from the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats.

The website said Brown offered Illinois State coach Tim Jankovich a "coach-in-waiting position." Jankovich is expected to accept the job, leaving a team that returns every key player from a 21-14 season, ESPN.com reported.

dorrell departs: Jessica Dorrell, the former mistress of fired football coach Bobby Petrino, resigned as the football team's student-athlete development coordinator and received $14,000. Athletic director Jeff Long said the decision was mutual and that there are no immediate plans to fill the job.

BOWLING GREEN: Associate head coach Jennifer Roos was promoted to take over the women's basketball team, replacing Curt Miller, who left to take the head coaching job at Indiana last month.

BUCKNELL: University of Chicago coach Aaron Roussell was hired to take over the Bison women's basketball team. Roussell spent eight years at Division III Chicago.

FOOTBALL: Michigan State quarterback Andrew Maxwell could miss the rest of spring practice after spraining his right knee Saturday. … Arkansas backup linebacker Tyler Gilbert was arrested and charged with aggravated residential burglary and theft of property for his role in an apartment break-in in Fayetteville, Ark. … Notre Dame tight end Mike Ragone signed a grant-in-aid form to complete his transfer to Kansas, where he will be reunited with coach Charlie Weis.

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