Usa Today Sports Basketball Coaches Poll Set For Thursday Release

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Post to Facebook USA TODAY Sports basketball Coaches Poll set for Thursday release on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1gmafJL Incorrect please try again A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend’s email address. Join the Nation’s Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs USA TODAY Sports basketball Coaches Poll set for Thursday release Scott Gleeson, USA TODAY Sports 2:27 a.m. EDT October 17, 2013 Michigan State Spartans head coach Tom Izzo (left) greets Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski (right) after the semifinals of the Midwest regional of the 2013 NCAA tournament. (Photo: Brian Spurlock, USA TODAY Sports) Story Highlights Kentucky brings in perhaps the greatest recruiting class of all-time with six McDonald’s All-Americans Defending champion Louisville will look to become the first team since Florida to repeat as national champions Perennial top 10 teams Kansas and Duke bring in the top overall freshmen in Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker SHARE 2 CONNECT 12 TWEET COMMENTEMAILMORE Kentucky coach John Calipari found it absurd when his team was projected No. 3 in the preseason USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll last year. Calipari’s instincts weren’t far off. The youthful Wildcats struggled to click in the same fashion Kentucky had the season before on the way to winning the 2012 national championship, and a season-ending injury to top player Nerlens Noel derailed any chance of repeating. STARTING FIVE: Top story lines in 2013-14 Ultimately, Kentucky missed the NCAA tournament field of 68 and bowed out in the NIT first round. Meanwhile, the Wildcats’ in-state nemesis, Louisville, finished as the top team in the country. Heading into the 2013-14 season, with tip-off a mere three weeks away, fans will get a taste of the best teams in the country today at noon ET when the preseason top 25 teams are unveiled in the USA TODAY Sports Coaches Poll.

CPN USA Reviews Top Rated Credit Card Terminals for Small Business Owners

The Top 5 Credit Card Terminals as reviewed by CPN are: First Data 100Ti This terminal is the bread-and-butter solution for most small business owners. The FD100Ti is compact, easy to use, and secure. Merchants appreciate the quick setup, durability, and dual-comm (phone line or LAN cable connection) capabilities. Hypercom t4220 The recognized successor to the popular Hypercom T7plus terminal is fast, and has a sleek, light design that works well in any checkout area. The 4220 is popular among customers who want the flexibility fast Ethernet-based transactions or traditional dial-up authorizations. First Data 200Ti This terminal makes space on your countertop by eliminating the need for a separate check reader or imager. With 5 USB and 2 serial ports for peripherals and accessories, the FD200 offers security and convenience for advanced payment processing. Verifone Vx510 Normally words like heavy duty and cost effective are not found in the same sentence, but these factors make the VX510 a best-seller. A built-in PIN pad eliminates the need for a separate PIN device. The large backlit display, added memory, and fast thermal printer get rave reviews from merchants. Ingenico 5100 An inexpensive terminal with an integrated PIN pad and a small footprint, this machine is light enough to hand to your customer when a PIN number needs to be entered.

No new Goats: Chivas USA plan to improve without help from struggling mother club in Guadalajara

No new Goats: Chivas USA plan to improve without help from struggling mother club in Guadalajara

For Avila and for all of us here, it was enjoyable to see him, a Chivas USA player, get called to Guadalajara, but now we have an understanding with the staff and ownership there that Chivas USA has to be for Chivas USA. There also wont be players coming from Guadalajara, unless theres an exception like Cubo Torres. Theres sufficient material, in this league as well as within our team, for us to build here. So we believe Chivas USA can reach their heights with that approach and by bringing a player from Mexico only if he is an exception. Former head coach Jose Luis El Chelis Sanchez Sola made a splash shortly after being hired by drafting Mexican-American midfielder Carlos Alvarez . A major appeal was the possibility of utilizing Alvarez at Guadalajara, if needed. Find more Chivas USA news at cdchivasusa.com Avila has scored three goals in 26 games this season both career highs after being acquired from the Colorado Rapids in exchange for Nick LaBrocca . He says he would welcome an opportunity to rejoin Guadalajara at some point, but his focus is on MLS. There has been zero talk about [going back to Guadalajara], Avila told MLSsoccer.com. Were just trying to close out this season as well as possible. Weve only got two games left and were going to try to end on a good note. But were going to sit down and discuss what the plans are.