SEC round up

Recession? What recession? South Carolina is forging ahead with a $50 million athletic facilities improvement project, The State reports.

Ole Miss defensive tackle Jerrell Powe is smaller, but still massive. The Jackson Clarion-Ledger reports Powe has slimmed down to 330 pounds and is moving better.

DeMarcus Cousins, the nation's No. 2 basketball prospect, is following John Calipari from Memphis to Kentucky. Cousins offered a commitment to Kentucky on Wednesday and the Lexington Herald Leader has the details.

LSU's Tasmin Mitchell tells the Baton Rouge Advocate he is reviewing his prospects for jumping to the NBA.

Tennessee safety Demetrice Morley has been booted from the football team. He had been in the doghouse with new coach Lane Kiffin, according to the News-Sentinel.

Qunicy Carter, the troubled former Dallas Cowboys and Georgia Bulldogs quarterback, is back in football. The Atlanta Journal Constitution details his whereabouts.
South Carolina guard Devan Downey is also testing the NBA waters. The State offers additional details.

Mario Fannin could see the ball in a variety of ways in Gus Malzahn's new Auburn offense. Fannin is using his versatility to the fullest, according to the Mobile Press Register.