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Keith Appling

Ex-Michigan State player Appling faces weapons charges

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State basketball player Keith Appling was charged Wednesday with carrying a concealed weapon and other crimes after being found in possession of guns and marijuana in suburban Detroit, according to authorities.

The Wayne County prosecutor's office says the 24-year-old was arrested Sunday evening outside a Dearborn strip club. Club security called police after seeing a man pull a gun from the trunk of a car.

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SEC Basketball

Florida guard Francis-Ramirez transferring after 2 seasons

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Brandone Francis-Ramirez has decided to transfer.

The Gators confirmed the news Wednesday after Francis-Ramirez posted on his Twitter page that "it was best for me to transfer from UF." Francis-Ramirez added that he will remain on campus this summer while taking a class and figuring out what program is the "best fit for my style."