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Big 12 invests heavily in replay review

From resources to manpower, the Big 12 is committed to quality in its replay review of football officiating

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USC dismisses LB Levi Jones from team for rules violation

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Southern California linebacker Levi Jones has been dismissed from the team for an undisclosed violation of...

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Diallo sparks Providence comeback win over Holy Cross, 70-61

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Alpha Diallo scored 18 points, including a layup midway through the second half that allowed Providence...

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Miami offense cruises past Stephen F. Austin, 96-58

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — From the game's initial possessions, Ebuka Izundu anticipated a special performance. Izundu scored...

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Daniels gets rolling as NC State beats UNC Asheville 100-49

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Devon Daniels didn't fret or change much after a pair of bad offensive outputs to start his North Carolina...

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Namon Wright, McKinley Wright lift Colorado by Drake 100-71

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Namon Wright scored 25 points and McKinley Wright IV added 17, helping Colorado pull away in the second...

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Bethune-Cookman sets scoring record against Trinity Baptist

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Shawntrez Davis scored 18 points, Mark Gordon added 17 and Bethune-Cookman broke a school record...

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Ball State beats Western Michigan 42-41 in OT

MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — Drew Plitt threw for 258 yards and three touchdowns, with only five incompletions, and Ball State beat...

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Saunders scores 26, Wagner routs SUNY-Cortland 90-58

NEW YORK (AP) — Romone Saunders scored 26 points with seven rebounds and three assists to power Wagner to a 90-58 victory over...

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Chattanooga downs Cumberland (TN) 92-61

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Kevin Easley and Thomas Smallwood each scored 18 points and Chattanooga poured it on in the second...

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Alonso scores 18, UNC Greensboro beats UNC Wilmington 82-61

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Francis Alonso scored 18 points to lead UNC Greensboro past UNC Wilmington 82-61 Tuesday night as the...

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Williams has career-high 15 in UC's 73-51 win over NCCU

CINCINNATI (AP) — Keith Williams's first career start was just what Cincinnati needed to jumpstart a sluggish offense.Despite...

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Culver 21 points, Odiase 13 boards in Texas Tech's 59-40 win

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Jarrett Culver scored 21 points, Norense Odiase grabbed a career-best 13 rebounds and Texas Tech shrugged...

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South Carolina cruises past Norfolk State 81-64

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Senior guard Hassani Gravett and freshman guard A.J. Lawson scored 18 points apiece and South Carolina...

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Loyola (MD) body blows lead to 91-62 win over Delaware

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Chuck Champion scored 15 points, James Fives scored 14 and Andrew Kostecka had 13 and Loyola (Md.) beat...

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Terry leads Texas State to 97-52 romp over Hardin-Simmons

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Eric Terry led six players in double figures with 17 points and Texas State rolled to a 97-52 victory...

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Cleveland State beats Division II Urbana 94-65

CLEVELAND (AP) — Freshman Rashad Williams scored 14 points, Algevon Eichelberger had 10 points and nine rebounds and Cleveland...

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Winthrop sets school scoring records in 134-99 win

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Michael Anumba scored 19 points to lead six teammates in double-digit scoring and Winthrop set a school...

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Molson matches career high with 25, Canisius beats Bucknell

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Takal Molson matched his career high with 25 points as Canisius opened the season by holding off Bucknell...

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Savannah State pulls away from Tennessee Tech, 97-83

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Adam Saeed and Zaquavian Smith combined to score 44 points and Savannah State picked up its second win at...

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Happ scores 30 as Wisconsin pulls away from Xavier 77-68

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ethan Happ flipped in a one-handed shot, and then drove past a defender for a dunk. With the game at a...

Bedlam mystery: What's the secret to OU domination?

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The Sooners dominate the Cowboys unlike any other in-state college football rivalry. Can someone please explain?

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Thomas scores 30 as Georgia State holds off Mercer, 62-60

ATLANTA (AP) — Jeff Thomas scored 30 points with eight 3-pointers and five assists as Georgia State survived a late cold spell...

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Brown, Jackson rally Georgia Southern past George Mason

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — Tookie Brown tossed in 25 points and Quan Jackson scored 21 points — all in the second half — to rally...

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Kent State beats NAIA Shawnee State 90-69

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Avery scored 17 points to lead six Kent State players in double figures, Philip Whittington had 11...

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Rutgers coach Stringer gets 1,000th career win

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach C. Vivian Stringer joined an exclusive club, reaching 1,000 wins.Stringer became the...

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Nwora, Williams power Louisville easily past Southern 104-54

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora scored a career-high 20 points as Louisville easily dominated Southern 104-54 Tuesday...

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Hot-shooting Central Connecticut downs UMass Lowell 86-74

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Kohl scored 26 points with four 3-pointers, Ian Krishnan added 15 points with three 3s and...

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Weir has career night, leads Purdue Fort Wayne to 111-65 win

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Weir came off the bench to score 22 points with eight assists and five rebounds, all career highs,...

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Mays scores 19, No. 22 LSU tops Memphis 85-76

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Skylar Mays' soaring, one-handed, frenzy-inciting jam on a determined drive down the lane made it clear...

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Bryant leads Delaware attack over D-II Chestnut hill 100-62

NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Darian Bryant led five players in double-figures scoring with 18 points and Delaware beat Chestnut Hill...

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Former Michigan State football employee brings lawsuit

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Former Michigan State football employee Curtis Blackwell has filed a lawsuit claiming his employment...

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Hot-shooting Pennsylvania tops Lafayette 91-61

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Devon Goodman scored 16 points and Pennsylvania shot 57 percent from the floor as the Quakers rolled to a...

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No. 13 Iowa women beat Western Kentucky 104-67

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 29 points, making all 13 of her shots, Makenzie Meyer made five 3-pointers and...

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Wofford stays hot from 3, routs Carver Bible College, 94-35

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Fletcher Magee hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range and Wofford crushed Carver Bible College, 94-35 in its...

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Dartmouth handles Elms College 100-54 behind Foye, Barry

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — James Foye scored 21 points with five 3-pointers, Ian Carter added 15 points and Dartmouth ran away from...

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TCU senior Broadnax out with undisclosed medical condition

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU starting senior defensive tackle Joseph Broadnax isn't expected to play again because of an...

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No. 23 California women use big 4th quarter to top BYU 70-52

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Asha Thomas scored 17 points, Kristine Anigwe had 16 points and 12 rebounds, two days after her 20-20 game,...

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Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan hold steady in CFP

The College Football Playoff rankings held steady at the top, with Alabama, Clemson, Notre Dame and Michigan an unchanged first...

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Injuries make it tough to evaluate Michigan State's woes

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Mark Dantonio often shies away from talking about injuries. This year, the topic is unavoidable.The...

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Syracuse QB Eric Dungey nears end of memorable career

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — After Syracuse defeated Louisville in the home season finale Friday night, Orange coach Dino Babers...

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Many Pac-12 South scenarios as season winds down

Clay Helton is on the hot seat at USC and four teams in the Pac-12 South could wind up with identical records at the top of the...

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Georgia Tech flips disappointing season with 3 straight wins

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech was headed for a dismal season.Suddenly, it looks a lot more promising.The Yellow Jackets have...

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SEC making Nashville home of its basketball tourney

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has decided Music City is the place to keep its basketball tournament for...

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Missouri assistant Dooley grateful for Tennessee opportunity

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Missouri offensive coordinator Derek Dooley said he's grateful about the opportunity he had at...

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Leipold transforming Buffalo football from pushover to power

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo coach Lance Leipold interjected when asked how quickly it took him to turn around a team that went...

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TE Noah Fant's usage questioned during Iowa's 3-game skid

Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant is one of the most talented players that Kirk Ferentz has ever coached in his 20 years.So why...

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MacIntyre, Buffaloes try to weather storm of losing streak

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre carried a framed picture under his arm as he entered the room.His art work:...

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Northern Arizona-Sacramento State game canceled

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona University's game against Sacramento State that was postponed last weekend because of...

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No. 18 Iowa State to miss Montgomery for a half vs. Texas

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 18 Iowa State will be without junior David Montgomery, one of its best players, for the first half of one...

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D-III Earlham suspends football after 53 straight losses

RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Earlham College has suspended its football program after a fifth consecutive winless season and a...

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Georgia Tech's James Banks eligible after Texas transfer

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech forward James Banks, a transfer from Texas, has been granted immediate eligibility from the...

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More angst at Maryland: QB Hill out for season with torn ACL

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — During a harsh season in which the Maryland football team has been forced to deal with an array of...

OU defense needs to start over

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Hard to argue with success, but when it comes to OU's defense, it must be done

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New FBS postseason game, Myrtle Beach Bowl, to start in 2020

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — The Myrtle Beach Bowl is coming to South Carolina's Grand Strand resort area in 2020, and will be shared by...

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Auburn DE Nick Coe to miss game against Liberty with injury

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn defensive end Nick Coe will miss Saturday's game against Liberty with an unspecified injury.Tigers...

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Inconsistent Gamecocks looking to find season-ending harmony

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Every player on South Carolina's team knows the reason the Gamecocks went 4-4 in the Southeastern...

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Marksman Markus Howard helps No. 24 Marquette return to poll

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard is quite the big shot at No. 24 Marquette.He can rebound. He can find open teammates. He can...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending November 11, 2018:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!,...

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AP All-America Watch: WVU's top tackler; UCLA's talented TE

The Associated Press has been honoring college football's best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP...

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Running backs play key role in Washington State's Air Raid

While quarterback Gardner Minshew is getting most of the attention, running backs James Williams and Max Borghi have also...

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Bilas: College basketball players will one day be paid

College basketball analyst Jay Bilas believes players will eventually be paid, and tells PodcastOne Sports Now that he's not...

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Monday Sports in Brief

HOCKEYThe National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 140 retired players who...

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TOP 25 THIS WEEK: No. 25 Buffalo earns 1st AP ranking

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Buffalo grabbed headlines for taking down Arizona in last year's NCAA Tournament, then going on the...

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Nowell scores 18 as Washington holds off San Diego 66-63

SEATTLE (AP) — Playing its third game in a week to open the regular season, with an eventful cross-country trip thrown in, Mike...

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Vick goes 8 of 8 from 3 as No. 2 Kansas wears down Vermont

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Lagerald Vick was 8 of 8 from 3-point range and scored a career-high 32 points, Udoka Azubuike added 23...

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Grand Canyon uses depth to beat Jacksonville 76-59

PHOENIX (AP) — Alessandro Lever scored 15 points and Grand Canyon won its ninth straight home game by beating Jacksonville...

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Brown scores 25 to lift No. 12 Kansas St over Denver 64-56

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nothing has come easy for No. 12 Kansas State early this season.Barry Brown had 15 of his 25 points in...

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Arkansas St. blasts Missouri Baptist 89-54 behind Gillard

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Grantham Gillard scored 22 points with seven rebounds, Ty Cockfield scored 17 points and Arkansas State...

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Kalscheur's 3-point shooting leads Minnesota past Utah 78-69

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — From key players healed after injuries to multi-talented newcomers filling out the rotation, Minnesota has a...

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Balanced Arizona State overpowers Long Beach State 90-54

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Sixty-three rebounds in a game hadn't happened since the 2002-2003 season, until Arizona State reached that...

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UC Irvine uses a 46-20 start to rout Life Pacific, 87-53

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Collin Welp and Robert Cartwright each scored 15 points and UC Irvine built a 26-point halftime lead and...

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Strus, Cain lead DePaul in a 91-63 romp over Morgan State

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Strus and Eli Cain combined to score 46 points and DePaul took control early to cruise to its second...

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Rorie, Manuel help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Ahmaad Rorie scored 20 points and had three steals to help Montana beat NAIA Montana Tech 79-55 on...

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Ratinho, McCarthy lead San Francisco over Sonoma State 88-54

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jordan Ratinho scored 20 points and Matt McCarthy added 18 points and 13 rebounds to help San Francisco...

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Vick hits 8 3-pointers as No. 2 Kansas beats Vermont 84-68

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas guard Lagerald Vick followed his underwhelming season-opening performance against Michigan State...

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No. 25 Buffalo pulls away for 62-53 win at Southern Illinois

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Ranked in the Top 25 for the first time in school history, Buffalo showed its staying power with...

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Unruh, Central Arkansas rout Univ. of the Ozarks 93-52

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Thatch Unruh scored 18 points and Hayden Koval scored 15, 13 rebounds and three blocks to help Central...

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Varner's 21 points help UTRGV beat TAMU-CC 76-69

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Lesley Varner II scored nine of his 21 points in the final 2:09 to help UT-Rio Grande Valley beat...

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Freshmen lead Incarnate Word past Texas Lutheran 70-59

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Morgan Taylor scored 23 points and Incarnate Word beat Division III Texas Lutheran 70-59 on Monday...

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Carry gets Duquesne even, Dukes top UIC in overtime, 89-88

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sincere Carry scored twice in the final 11 seconds to force overtime and Marcus Weathers hit the second of...

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Arkansas shoots past UC Davis from deep, 81-58

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — After missing 15 free throws in the first half, Arkansas regrouped from the line to shoot almost 78...

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Adams scores 22 to lead Rice over Alabama A&M 73-59

HOUSTON (AP) — Ako Adams scored a career-high 22 points in 26 minutes and Rice held Alabama A&M scoreless in the final two...

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Butler, McClure pace Baylor past Prairie View in 91-80 win

WACO, Texas (AP) — Jared Butler is starting to feel comfortable on the court with Baylor.The true freshman, who originally...

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Windler, Belmont rally to beat Middle Tennessee 92-73

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dylan Windler had 34 points and 11 rebounds to help Belmont overcome a 10-point deficit and beat Middle...

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Simpson, Peterson, Armstrong get South Dakota past NAU 90-74

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Triston Simpson, Tyler Peterson and Brandon Armstrong combined for 69 points to help South Dakota beat...

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Pardon goes inside, powers Northwestern past American, 63-51

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Derek Pardon's double-double helped Northwestern find its inside game and the Wildcats rolled to a 63-51...

OKC wins the Schroder for Anthony deal

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Dennis Schroder surveyed the defense and dribbled into the lane. Drive. Shot. Basket. The Houston Rocket defending him? Carmelo Anthony. Oh, the irony. Four months ago, the Thunder decided to unload Carmelo. He didn't want to come off...

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Samford wins 3rd straight, tops Kennesaw State 74-60

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Brandon Austin scored 17 points and Samford picked up its third straight win at home to start the...

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Osetkowski leads Texas over Louisiana-Monroe 65-55

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — With an offense developing in fits and starts and going long stretches without baskets, Texas isn't...

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James, Calixte lead Oklahoma past UTSA 87-67

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger got a lot accomplished in the Sooners' first road trip of the season.The veteran...

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Ozier leads Sacred Heart past Western New England 114-72

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Freshman Koreem Ozier scored 26 points and was one of six Sacred Heart players in double figures as...

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New Orleans beats Pensacola Christian College 87-59

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Bryson Robinson scored 13 points and New Orleans pulled away early in the second half to beat NCCAA Division...

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No. 1 Irish raise 2018 championship banner, beat Penn 75-55

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Arike Ogunbowale overcame poor shooting to finish with 21 points and lead four players in double...

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No. 11 Texas women beat North Texas 64-54 in coaching duel

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Lashann Higgs scored 20 points to reach 1,000 in her career and No. 11 Texas beat North Texas 64-54 on...

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Southeast Missouri State makes 14 3s, beats Quincy 102-66

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Freshman Alex Caldwell made five 3-pointers and finished with 15 points to lead six in double-figure...

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Lewis scores 18, Presbyterian hits 16 3s in win over Welch

CLINTON, S.C. (AP) — Francois Lewis made 7 of 9 from the field and led five Presbyterian players in double figures with 18...

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The Citadel wallops Mid-Atlantic Christian University 148-75

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Kaiden Rice scored 24 points off the bench and eight players scored in double digits as The Citadel set...

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Rideau makes late FTs, USF beats Austin Peay 74-70 in OT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — LaQuincy Rideau made two free throws with 2.7 seconds left in overtime and scored 17 points, helping South...

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No. 7 North Carolina beats Stanford 90-72 in 1st home game

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Kenny Williams spent two games missing shot after shot in an unusually cold stretch for No. 7 North...

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Iowa State beats Texas Southern 85-73

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's thin roster survived its opening home stand with three straight wins.Next up for the Cyclones,...

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VCU takes down Bowling Green 72-61 behind Evans, Williams

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Vince Williams and Marcus Evans each scored 12 points and VCU capitalized on 27 Bowling Green turnovers...

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Jackson scores 20 as UMBC hits 13 3s, beats Manhattan 75-52

BALTIMORE (AP) — K.J. Jackson hit four of UMBC's 13 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 20 points to help the Retrievers...

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Wilson's career night helps James Madison beat Bridgewater

HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Dwight Wilson scored a career-high 18 points and tied his career-best with 12 rebounds to help James...

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No. 1 Irish start slow, finish fast in beating Penn 75-55

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Muffet McGraw doesn't think Notre Dame is enduring a hangover from its 2018 NCAA championship. She...

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Niagara wins season-opener, beats St. Bonaventure 80-72

NIAGARA UNIVERSITY, N.Y. (AP) — Marvin Prochet had 20 points and 10 rebounds to help Niagara win its season opener with an...

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Penn St. dumps Jacksonville St. behind Stevens and Bolton

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jacksonville State planned to double team Penn State's best player, but it was tough for the...

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Led by Fernando, balanced Maryland beats NC A&T 82-59

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — One solid half of basketball was quite good enough for Bruno Fernando and Maryland in a blowout...

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Wilson-Frame scores 24, Pitt tops Troy 84-75 to move to 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Xavier Johnson glanced down at the box score and shrugged. Sure, the Pittsburgh freshman understands the...

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Youngstown State beats D-III Heidelberg 106-83

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Garrett Covington scored 21 points, Olamide Pedersen had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Youngstown State...

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Carter scores 24, Ohio beats Campbell 81-73

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Jason Carter scored 24 points, Doug Taylor had 14 points and 10 rebounds, and Ohio beat Campbell 81-73 on...

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Binghamton beats Division III Misericordia 107-64

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP) — Freshman Sam Sessoms six Binghamton players, including all five starters, in double-figures with 18...

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Rick Pitino's equine namesake falls to 0-5 at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — It's another loss for Pitino the horse.Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino has a 1 percent...

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Returners lead Saint Joseph's past Monmouth, 78-63

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Brown Jr. and Lamarr Kimble, both returning after injuries kept them sidelined a year ago, scored...

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Miami (Ohio) beats NAIA-member 91-42 in tune-up for Bahamas

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Nike Sibande scored 21 points and Dalonte Brown added 18 and Miami (Ohio) cruised to a 91-42 victory over...

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Baldwin, Butler pull away for 84-63 win over Detroit Mercy

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin scored 13 of his 26 points down the stretch as Butler pulled away for an 84-63 win over...

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Mets' Tim Tebow adds offseason TV hosting job

New York Mets minor leaguer Tim Tebow has another offseason job.The 2007 Heisman Trophy winner and former NFL quarterback will...

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Vols' Taylor seeks consistency after dominant performance

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — On a couple of occasions this season, Tennessee outside linebacker Darrell Taylor has resembled one of...

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Boston College QB Brown day to day with abdominal injury

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio would like to see college football adopt some of the same rules that the NFL...

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Scuffling Baylor-Iowa St players to miss 1st half this week

Iowa State running back David Montgomery and Baylor defensive end Greg Roberts will miss the first half of their teams' games...

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No. 10 LSU, Orgeron, eye Tigers' best season since 2012

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Although LSU cannot win the Southeastern Conference championship, victories in its next two games will...

Deer hunters can donate venison to hungry families

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Since 2002, deer hunters have donated more than 500,000 pounds of meat through the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's Hunters Against Hunger program.

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Louisville interim coach says last 2 games not 'about me'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville interim football coach Lorenzo Ward said he is focused solely on salvaging the Cardinals'...

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Oklahoma keeps finding ways in 15-game November win streak

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — There might be something to Oklahoma's "Championship November" mantra.The Sooners have won 15 consecutive...

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Big 12 down to final 4 teams to determine 2 title game spots

Sixth-ranked Oklahoma or No. 7 West Virginia will play in the Big 12 championship game. They might be facing each other,...

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New Hampshire beats Division III Mount Saint Vincent 100-61

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Josh Hopkins scored 15 points, freshman Jayden Martinez had 14 points and eight rebounds and New Hampshire...

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Indiana, Purdue keep focus on football during home stretch

Indiana coach Tom Allen understands the challenges his team faces this weekend.No. 4 Michigan is the Big Ten's highest-ranked...

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Former Giants RB, Michigan captain Ron Johnson dies at 71

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Former New York Giants running back Ron Johnson, who was the first black player to be a captain of the...

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Peoples-Jones has Michigan wide receivers back on track

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — One season after Michigan's wide receivers could not get in the end zone, coach Jim Harbaugh had just...

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Mississippi State faces 'reality' of disappointing season

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State's regular season has 10 days remaining and the schedule includes two winnable games...

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Panthers turned back the clock to turn season around

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Darrin Hall paused for a second and pondered the question. Fresh off a 186-yard performance in front of his...

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Texas making late drives to win games

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Game after game, Sam Ehlinger and the Texas offense keep putting together game-clinching or game-winning...

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Reserve Illikainen leaves Wisconsin, thinning frontcourt

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin reserve forward Alex Illikainen is leaving the basketball team, sapping depth for an already...

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Morgan's big finish puts Huskers' receiving records in sight

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The most productive four-game stretch of his career has put Stanley Morgan Jr. in position to leave...

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No. 5 Georgia's focus to be tested in visit from UMass

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — There's never been a better time for Kirby Smart to tell his Georgia players the focus is on them, not the...

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Saban has no plans to sit 'Bama QB Tau Tagovailoa this week

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban says he has no plans to hold out quarterback Tua Tagovailoa this week against...

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Carroll coach retires after 20 seasons, 6 national titles

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Carroll College football coach Mike Van Diest announced his retirement Monday after 20 seasons and six...

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Duke leapfrogs Kansas for No. 1 in latest AP Top 25 poll

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke changed everything about who AP Top 25 voters considered to be the nation's best team with a single...

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No. 2 Clemson 'not done yet' after wrapping up ACC division

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson left guard John Simpson is excited about the Tigers' latest achievement. He's even more thrilled...

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Minnesota enters women's AP Top 25, top 5 remain unchanged

NEW YORK (AP) — Getting ranked so quickly wasn't on Lindsay Whalen's mind when she took over the head coaching job at Minnesota...

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Rutgers women's basketball coach Stringer nearing 1,000 wins

NEW YORK (AP) — When C. Vivian Stringer first started coaching 46 years ago, there weren't many female African-American...

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Duke jumps Kansas for top spot in AP Top 25 men's hoops after Kentucky blowout, passing UCLA for most all-time No. 1s

NEW YORK (AP) — Duke jumps Kansas for top spot in AP Top 25 men's hoops after Kentucky blowout, passing UCLA for most all-time...

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Georgia announces home-and-home series with Clemson, Texas

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has continued to add Power Five teams from outside the Southeastern Conference to its schedule by...

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Clemson, Georgia to play home and home in 2029-30

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — No. 2 Clemson and No. 5 Georgia will play a home-and-home series in 2029 and 2030.The schools announced...

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Correction: T25-North Carolina-Wofford story

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about a basketball game between No. 8 North Carolina and Wofford, The Associated...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

COLLEGE FOOTBALLLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville has fired coach Bobby Petrino with two games left in a spiraling season that...

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Whalen gets first win, and C. Vivian Stringer picks up 999th

NEW YORK (AP) — Lindsay Whalen got her first win as a coach and C. Vivian Stringer moved within one victory of 1,000 as women's...

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STAT WATCH: Pitt's rushing performance its best since 1975

Pittsburgh's success running the ball against Virginia Tech was reminiscent of the days when Tony Dorsett was piling up yards...

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AP Top 25 Heat Check: After top-tier, parity reigns in poll

As No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson pummel almost everything sight, parity has swept through most of college football.This...

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Simmons, Duffy help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51

HONOLULU (AP) — Jahmiah Simmons and Jorden Duffy scored 13 points apiece to help North Texas beat Hawaii 68-51 on Sunday...

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Second-half rally helps Vanderbilt hold off USC, 82-78

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vanderbilt's talented freshmen passed their first road test against a Power Five team on Sunday night.Darius...

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Carter, Mean help Seattle beat Bryant 82-59

SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Carter had 25 points and 12 rebounds and Morgan Means scored 21 points to help Seattle beat Bryant 82-59...

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Blevins, Montana State beat NAIA Presentation College 83-68

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Keljin Blevins scored 26 points, on 12-of-15 shooting, and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds to help...

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Mann leads No. 17 Florida State past Tulane, 80-69

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Terance Mann's production under both baskets saved Florida State from being surprisingly upstaged by a...

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Lewis scores 21, Alabama beats Appalachian St. 81-73

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Avery Johnson called it a mature performance as Kira Lewis scored 21 points in the second...

Murray's baseball future won't be threatened by NFL, Boras says

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Revered in some circles and reviled in others, Scott Boras isn’t the average Sooner fan. His eyes are transfixed on one player, Kyler Murray, his client.

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No. 4 Baylor beats No. 23 Arizona State on the Rez

FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. (AP) — Basketball opened a window for Ryneldi Becenti, transporting her from the Navajo Nation to Arizona...

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Franks big game leads Washington State Past Nicholls 89-72

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks scored 31 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as Washington State beat Nicholls State 89-72 in...

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No. 4 Baylor tops No. 23 Arizona State 65-59 on the Rez

FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. (AP) — The Showdown on the Rez featured live performances of Navajo music, ESPN rolling into the Navajo...

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Ford scores 35 points, Saint Mary's beats Utah Valley 92-63

MORAGA, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Ford scored a career-high 35 points on 11-of-17 shooting to help Saint Mary's beat Utah Valley...

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No. 10 Michigan State breezes past FGCU 106-82

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Two games into the season, Tom Izzo has already had it with how college basketball is being...

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AP Top 25: No. 24 Northwestern ranked after winning division

The day after earning a spot in the Big Ten championship game, Northwestern is ranked in The Associated Press college football...

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No. 3 Irish plan to start QB Book against No. 12 Syracuse

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Ian Book should be back as the No. 1 quarterback for No. 3 Notre Dame this week.Coach Brian Kelly said...

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No. 4 Baylor tops No. 23 Arizona State at Fort Defiance

FORT DEFIANCE, Ariz. (AP) — Nalyssa Smith had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 4 Baylor overpowered No. 23 Arizona State...

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College basketball: No. 4 Duke pulls away from Army

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson had 27 points and 16 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke pulled away to beat Army 94-72 on...

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Calif wildfires wreak havoc with Pepperdine sports events

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Wildfires affecting the Pepperdine campus have forced the university to relocate or reschedule several...

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No. 20 Texas A&M women beat Jacksonville 73-53

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Chennedy Carter scored 22, N'dea Jones and Ciera Johnson each had double-doubles, and No. 20...

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Alabama State beats LaGrange 97-63

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Reginald Gee scored 24 points and made all three of his 3-point attempts to help Alabama State get its...

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Howard beats Central Pennsylvania College 99-71

WASHINGTON (AP) — Charles Williams scored 24 points, with 11 coming from the line, and Howard beat Central Pennsylvania College...

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Luther, Jeter lead Arizona past Cal Poly

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Without a big name or a top-25 national ranking for the moment, the Arizona Wildcats are searching for an...

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Anigwe's 20-20 game leads No. 24 California women to win

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (AP) — Kristine Anigwe scored 24 points and grabbed 22 rebounds for her second career 20-20 game, and No....

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Northern Kentucky beats D-III Wabash 99-59

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — Zaynah Robinson scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting, Tyler Sharpe added 15 points and five steals,...

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Second-half burst helps Buckeyes rout Purdue Fort Wayne

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State got coach Chris Holtmann a blowout win for his birthday, accompanied by a big bouquet of...

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No. 20 TCU leads throughout, rolls past Oral Roberts 79-62

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — With nine newcomers and the first preseason ranking in 20 years, TCU figures to lean on holdovers Alex...

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Archibald's 17 PTs help lead La. Tech past Sam Houston St.

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Amorie Archibald scored 17 points and Anthony Duruji scored 12 and Louisiana Tech beat back Sam Houston...

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Dial leads South Alabama past Huntingdon 106-76

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Abdul Dial hit 8 of his 11 shots and scored a career-high 23 points to lead six players in double figures...

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No. 18 Mississippi State beats Hartford 77-59

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Quinndary Weatherspoon continued his hot start to the season, scoring a season-high 22 points to lead...

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No. 7 Stanford gets most points since '94, tops Idaho 115-71

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Alanna Smith had the hot hand early and Kiana Williams took it from there in No. 7 Stanford's record...

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Smith scores 22 in UConn's 94-66 romp over UMKC

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Tarin Smith scored 22 points to lead UConn over Missouri-Kansas City 94-66 Sunday at Gampel Pavilion.The...

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Dartmouth holds on for 82-80 win over Loyola (Md.)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Adrease Jackson scored 25 and Chris Knight added 19, both career highs, to help Dartmouth beat Loyola (Md.)...

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Jimmer Fredette has 75-point game in China

BEIJING (AP) — Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette scored 75 points in a Chinese Basketball Association game Sunday, the last 40 in...

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Gardner, LeDay lift East Carolina over Lamar 84-78 in OT

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Freshman Jayden Gardner grabbed 10 rebounds and scored eight of his 30 points in overtime to lift East...

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Nebraska's first-half run spells doom for SE Louisiana

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska overwhelmed Southeastern Louisiana Sunday, taking control of the game with a 22-0 first-half run...

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Seminoles on the ropes, Hokies' streak in jeopardy too

Florida State isn't the only team in danger of losing a long bowl streak this season.The Seminoles' 36-year run is in jeopardy...

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Drayton scores career-high 21, Towson beats Wesley 93-66

TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Quinton Drayton scored a career-high 21 points in 13 minutes and Towson cruised to a 93-66 win over Division...

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Cooper leads No. 10 South Carolina past Alabama State, 94-38

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Te'a Cooper brushed off the early jitters in her return to the court. Bianca Jackson did the same...

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Cook, Dixon lead Missouri State past Stetson 83-70

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Keandre Cook scored 20 points, Jarred Dixon added 18 and Missouri State defeated Stetson 83-70 on...

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Omoruyi, Baker lead Rutgers past Drexel 95-67

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Steve Pikiell touted Eugene Omoruyi as the most improved player this offseason. So far,...

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Iowa comes alive in 2nd half, sneaks past Green Bay, 93-82

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's offense struggled with turnovers early on, but thanks to its determination to feed the post, the...

OSU football: Tyron Johnson's playmaking ability shining more regularly

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Tyron Johnson's ability to be a big-play receiver has been known since he transferred from LSU, but he's beginning to show it on a more regular basis

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Savannah State beats Middle Georgia State 105-95

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Collins Joseph scored 19 points in 14 minutes and Savannah State survived a late scare from NAIA member...

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Top 25 Capsules

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Katie Lou Samuelson scored 19 points and No. 2 UConn opened its quest for a 12th national title on Sunday...

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Northwestern opens new arena with upset of No. 21 Duke

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Lindsey Pulliam scored 21 points and Pallas Kunaiyi-Akpanah finished with a double-double to power...

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Lepichev's putback lifts Florida Atlantic over UCF 80-79

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Anthony Adger hit four 3-pointers on his way to 19 points and Simeon Lepichev scored on a putback with...

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S. Mississippi distances itself late from SMU for 74-64 win

DALLAS (AP) — Tyree Griffin scored 21 points and distributed seven assists and Southern Mississippi beat SMU 74-64 on...

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No. 11 Lady Vols trounce Presbyterian 97-49 without Davis

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee didn't need Rennia Davis in the lineup to overwhelm Presbyterian in the season opener for...

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Manager steals spotlight as No. 5 Virginia beats GW, 76-57

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Grant Kersey looked out of place when he checked in at the scorer's table with just over a minute...

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Ward and Geu mirror effort to boost N. Dakota St past UCSB

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Tyson Ward and Deng Geu each scored 16 points with six rebounds and North Dakota State beat UC Santa Barbara...

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Wilson helps NJIT post first 3-0 start with win over Brown

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Diandre Wilson sank three 3-pointers and scored 20 points and his go-ahead layup with 26 seconds left...

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Elmore, Pemberton key rally, Marshall beats Hofstra 76-72

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Jon Elmore scored 30 points for his 66th straight game in double figures, C.J. Burks added 23 points...

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Charles leads No. 9 Maryland past Dayton 82-71

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland freshman Shakira Austin stole the ball, dribbled almost the length of court and threw a deft...

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No. 19 Marquette women beat Northern Iowa in preseason WNIT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Allazia Blockton led five Marquette starters in double figures with 22 points and the Golden Eagles beat...

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No. 7 West Virginia confident as Oklahoma State trip looms

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — No. 7 West Virginia's mini-payback tour is off to a good start as the Mountaineers try to secure a...

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Parham scores 19, VMI rolls D-III Goucher 98-34

LEXINGTON, Va. (AP) — Bubba Parham scored 19 points, Garrett Gilkeson had 18 and VMI cruised to a 98-34 win over Division III...

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Bowman's 26 points carries BC past St. Francis Brooklyn

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College coach Jim Christian knows it'll take a while for his team to learn to play without last year's...

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Louisville fires head coach Bobby Petrino with team 2-8

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents'...

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Balance of No. 14 Georgia women sinks Winthrop 85-39

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Taja Cole led a balanced attack with 14 points and added a career-high 11 assists for her first...

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E. Michigan seizes early control over Goshen in 97-74 win

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Elijah Minnie scored 17 points and Boubacar Toure scored 10 with seven rebounds and Eastern Michigan...

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Hunter, Konig lead No. 17 NC State past Kent State 78-61

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Grace Hunter and Aislinn Konig scored 15 points apiece and No. 17 North Carolina State used a strong start...

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Creighton closes on 24-6 run, rallies past ETSU 75-69

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty-Shon Alexander scored a career-high 20 points and Creighton closed on a 24-6 run to rally past East...

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Rayman's 16 leads Colgate over state rival Cornell 73-57

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Will Rayman led a balanced attack with 16 points and Colgate used a big run in the second half en route to...

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Duke safety Singleton out with broken ankle

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke says safety Dylan Singleton is out indefinitely with a broken left ankle.Team spokesman Art Chase said...

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Williamson, No. 4 Duke pull away from Army, 94-72

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke got something from Army that it didn't against Kentucky: A test.The fourth-ranked Blue Devils pulled...

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No. 2 UConn routs Ohio State 85-53 in Huskies' season opener

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma knows he can rely on UConn's three returning starters to play well this season.He's looking...

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Boston College goes back to backup QB for 2nd year in a row

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College lost its chance to play for an Atlantic Coast Conference championship.More important, the Eagles...

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TOP 25 REWIND: No. 4 Duke set to climb after Kentucky romp

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Fourth-ranked Duke looked shockingly dominant in a practically flawless performance against a top-5...

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Win over Michigan St a step forward for Buckeyes' defense

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The ball was loose in the end zone only briefly before Dre'Mont Jones recovered it, giving Ohio...

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No. 25 Miami women beat Hartford 75-62 to reach WNIT semis

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Emese Hof scored 21 points, Beatrice Mompremier had 19 points and 13 rebounds and No. 25 Miami beat...

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Guest leads hot-shooting Boston University in 94-57 win

BOSTON (AP) — Jordan Guest scored 15 points, Jack Hemphill added 14 with 12 rebounds and Boston University shot 70 percent from...

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Oklahoma defense still struggling after coordinator change

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma changed defensive coordinators mid-season, yet the results have been painfully familiar.The past...

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Defensive Cal snaps 14-game skid vs USC with 15-14 victory

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Laird took his fourth-and-1 carry deep into Southern California territory with less than two minutes...

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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman

Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's...

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Avants, North Dakota hold off Milwaukee for 63-60 win

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Conner Avants scored 14 points on 6-of-9 shooting and Cortez Seales made two free throws with 13 seconds left...

Sooners, not Cowboys, have a lot riding on Bedlam

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Bedlam football has become a nationally relevant series over the last 15 years, but 2018 is an exception

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Stansberry hits 5 3s, scores 16; Hawaii beats Humboldt St.

HONOLULU (AP) — Eddie Stansberry hit five 3-pointers and finished with 16 points and Jack Purchase added 15 points, hitting 5...

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Gangi throws for 4 TDs as Nevada beats Colorado St. 49-10

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Ty Gangi threw for 404 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns and Devonte Lee had a pair of 1-yard...

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Thomas, UNLV beat San Diego St. 27-24, end 6-game skid

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Lexington Thomas had 21 carries for 133 yards and two touchdowns, including a go-ahead 75-yarder with 3:27 to...

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Parkinson's 4 TD catches lead Stanford past Beavers 48-17

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Tight end Colby Parkinson and quarterback K.J. Costello have been working on their timing for over a...

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Clarke powers No. 3 Gonzaga past Texas Southern 104-67

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Brandon Clarke provided the spark that third-ranked Gonzaga needed.Clarke had 19 points, 13 rebounds and...

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Ehlinger's 4th TD lifts No. 15 Texas to 41-34 win at Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Sam Ehlinger had gotten No. 15 Texas down the field with some nifty runs. The sophomore quarterback then...

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No. 2 Clemson knocks out No. 17 BC 27-7 to win division

BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a...

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BC QB Brown leaves Clemson game in 1st quarter

BOSTON (AP) — Boston College quarterback Anthony Brown was taken to a hospital with what his coach said were internal injuries...

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Backup QB Wimbush, defense help No. 3 Irish dominate FSU

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Just what third-ranked Notre Dame doesn't need going into its final two regular-season games: A...

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Simmons, Woolridge help North Texas beat Portland 78-73

HONOLULU (AP) — Zachary Simmons had a career-high 23 points on 10-of-12 shooting and Ryan Woolridge scored 22 to help North...

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Portland State beats UC Riverside 71-64

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Derek Brown scored eight of his 12 points in the final nine minutes on Saturday night and Portland State...

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James Batemon scores 27 points, leads LMU over UNLV 61-50

LAS VEGAS (AP) — James Batemon scored 27 points to lead Loyola Marymount to a 61-50 victory and spoiled UNLV's season opener on...

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Marshall leads Georgia Tech past fumble-prone Miami, 27-21

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech's timeshare at quarterback may be a thing of the past.TaQuon Marshall is back in full-time control...

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College football: No. 6 Oklahoma beats Oklahoma State 48-47

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion...

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LSU bounces back from Alabama loss with win at Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Ed Orgeron could be heard screaming encouragement through the door of the LSU locker room following a...

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Booth scores 23 points, No. 9 Villanova routs Quinnipiac

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Having been a part of the coaching staff that brought Phil Booth to Villanova, Quinnipiac coach Baker...

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Protheroe runs for 260 yards, Cal Poly upsets Idaho St.

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (AP) — Joe Protheroe had 41 carries for a career-best 260 yards and a score and the Cal Poly defense...

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Swift runs for 186 yards, No. 5 Georgia beats Auburn 27-10

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — D'Andre Swift is still hurting.Imagine how opposing defenses must be feeling.Swift turned in a career-best...

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UAB survives in OT, 26-23 over Southern Miss

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Brown scored the game-winning touchdown on a 17-yard run in overtime and UAB stayed undefeated...

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Grand Canyon wins home opener, routs Delaware State 89-47

PHOENIX (AP) — Trey Drechsel and Oscar Frayer each scored 15 points and Grand Canyon rolled to an 89-47 victory over Delaware...

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Ferguson snags winning TD in 2 OT, NW State beats McNeese

NATCHITOCHES, La. (AP) — Jazz Ferguson leaped high over a defender to pull down a touchdown pass from Shelton Eppler in the...

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N. Alabama beats back scrappy Blue Mountain for 72-59 win

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Jamari Blackmon scored 22 points and Payton Youngblood scored 15 and North Alabama pulled away from NAIA...

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Warren's 4 TDs lead No. 25 Cincinnati over USF 35-23

CINCINNATI (AP) — Coach Luke Fickell describes his running back as "built for November." So far, his surprising Bearcats are,...

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Idaho State comes from 18 down to beat Boise State, 72-70

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Chidi Udengwu hit two free throws as time expired as Idaho State battled back from 18 points down in the...

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DuBose leads Houston Baptist past Fordham 75-72

HOUSTON (AP) — Ian DuBose scored 23 points and grabbed six rebounds and Houston Baptist edged Fordham 75-72 on Saturday...

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Southern Utah uses 2nd-half run to beat San Jose State 66-59

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Cameron Oluyitan scored 15 points, Dwayne Morgan added 13 and Southern Utah rallied with 12 straight...

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Avery scores 23 as Kent St. beats Cleveland St.

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jalen Avery scored 23 points, including two free throws in the closing seconds, and Kent State never trailed...

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NAU at Sacramento State postponed due to area wildfires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Sacramento State's home game against Northern Arizona was postponed on Saturday due to poor air...

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Booth helps No. 9 Villanova beat Quinnipiac 86-53

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phil Booth scored a career-high 23 points, and No. 9 Villanova routed Quinnipiac 86-53 on Saturday...

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Edwards helps No. 24 Purdue hold off Ball State 84-75

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — One big second-half push by Purdue was enough.Carsen Edwards scored 23 points on 8-for-22 shooting,...

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Armstead's 6 rushing TDs propels Temple past Houston 59-49

HOUSTON (AP) — Ryquell Armstead ran for 210 yards and six touchdowns and Temple outlasted Houston with a 59-49 win on Saturday...

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Josh Davis runs Weber State over Southern Utah 31-18

CEDAY CITY, Utah (AP) — Josh Davis ran for 225 yards and two touchdowns and Weber State kept pace in the Big Sky Conference...

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Saint Louis rallies late to edge Troy 62-58

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell Jr. scored 16 points with four rebounds and five assists and Saint Louis rallied late to edge...

Cornelius' glorious game ruined by his last pass

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With a chance to win Bedlam, Cornelius' 2-point conversion pass is low and behind Tylan Wallace, and the Sooners escape with a 48-47 victory

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Battle, No. 16 Syracuse knock off Morehead State 84-70

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse appeared to be on its way to an easy night before Morehead State rallied.There was a lot to like...

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Warren, Dennis lead UT-Arlington past Northern Iowa 74-65

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Brian Warren tossed in 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting and Edric Dennis added a double-double as...

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Brazdeikis leads No. 19 Michigan over Holy Cross 56-37

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ignas Brazdeikis watched helplessly as his future Michigan teammates got drubbed in last season's NCAA...

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Shelley, Shyne help Utah beat Oregon 32-25

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jason Shelley may be a freshman and undersized for a major college quarterback, but he doesn't lack...

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Morant leads Murray St. to 73-54 win over Wright St.

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Ja Morant scored 26 points and distributed 11 assists and Murray State pulled away from Wright State in the...

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Winthrop pulls away from SIU-Edwardsville 94-82

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Adam Pickett made 5 of 7 shots from 3-point range and scored 24 points to help Winthrop beat...

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Louisiana Tech pulls away for 28-13 win over Rice

RUSTON, La. (AP) — J'Mar Smith passed for 314 yards and a touchdown and Jaqwis Dancy ran for 80 yards and three TDs to help...

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Maine clinches share of CAA title, beats Richmond 28-9

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Chris Ferguson threw four touchdown passes and Maine clinched at least a share of the Colonial Athletic...

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Jacksonville State clinches OVC title, routs Tennessee State

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Zerrick Cooper threw three touchdown passes to help Jacksonville State clinch its fifth-straight Ohio...

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Taylor leads way as Incarnate Word dominates Texas-Tyler

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Morgan Taylor scored 19 points to help lead Incarnate Word to a 66-54 win over Division III Texas-Tyler on...

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Belmont wins season opener, beats Illinois State 100-89

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Caleb Hollander scored 21 points, Dylan Windler added 20 and Belmont rolled in its season opener with a...

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Alvarez makes late layup, Fairfield beats Bucknell 60-58

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Neftali Alvarez scored 16 points, including a go-ahead layup with three seconds left and Fairfield held...

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Morgan breaks program record, FIU beats UTSA 45-7

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — James Morgan threw for three touchdowns, breaking Florida International's single-season record, and the...

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Jackson with 17 points, Toledo beats NAIA Wilberforce 99-58

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Willie Jackson scored 17 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Toledo beat Wilberforce University of the NAIA...

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Bandoo 25 points for Baylor in 80-53 win over Southern U

WACO, Texas (AP) — Devonte Bandoo scored 25 points and Baylor got its first win of the season, 80-53 over Southern University...

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Montana beats Idaho 46-27 for the Little Brown Stein

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Dalton Sneed threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns, linebacker Dante Olson set a program record and...

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Wilkins, Benjamin lead Sun Devils past Bruins

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State quarterback Manny Wilkins emerged from an emotional Saturday with a victory that keeps his...

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LBSU pulls away in second half, beats NAIA Menlo 78-57

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Deishaun Booker scored 19 points and Long Beach State used a big second-half run to beat NAIA-member...

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Florida A&M beats Division II Tuskegee 62-55

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Justin Ravenel made five 3-pointers and scored 21 points, helping Florida A&M beat Division II...

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Saturday's best

STARS—Daniel Jones, Duke, accounted for 547 total yards and four TDs to help the Blue Devils beat rival North Carolina...

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No. 14 Utah State beats SJSU 62-24 for 9th straight win

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — A record-setting performance moved Utah State one step closer to playing for the Mountain West Conference...

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Mayo's career-best 40 leads E. Kentucky over Chattanooga

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Nick Mayo grabbed 12 rebounds and scored a career-high 40 points, including 13 straight in a...

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Dayton beats Coppin State 76-46

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, Ryan Mikesell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Dayton beat...

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Wilson's two scores lift C. Southern over Gardner-Webb 16-0

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Terrence Wilson ran for 137 yards and scored two touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Gardner-Webb...

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Oklahoma stops late 2-point try, tops Oklahoma State 48-47

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma escaped again.And in what the Sooners call "Championship November," nothing is more...

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Baldwin scores 21, Butler rolls over Miami (Ohio) 90-67

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Kamar Baldwin, a unanimous choice for the preseason All-Big East Conference team, tossed in 21 points on...

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Williams, Rotroff lead Duquesne past William & Mary 84-70

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eric Williams Jr. scored 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Duquesne won its season opener, beating...

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Hollingsworth scores 22, West. Kentucky tops UT-Martin 86-71

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Taveion Hollingsworth had 22 points, seven rebounds with three steals as Western Kentucky ran away...

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Parker scores 21 points, leads Marist over Columbia 82-76

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. (AP) — Brian Parker scored 21 points to lead Marist to an 82-76 victory over Columbia on Saturday...

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Lewis scores 20 to lead Blue Hose to 80-65 victory

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Francois Lewis made four 3-pointers and scored 20 points and Presbyterian defeated Tennessee Tech...

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Brooks hits 6 3s, leads Houston past Alabama A&M, 101-54

HOUSTON (AP) — Armoni Brooks tied his career best by knocking down six 3-pointers while putting up 24 points as Houston cruised...

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Thomas, Butler spark Norfolk State in 2nd half, 74-46

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Nic Thomas scored 19 points, Jordan Butler blocked three shots and scored on a layup that ignited a...

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UL Monroe beats South Alabama 38-10

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Caleb Evans completed 27 of 32 passes for 367 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions and ran for 54...

How's Carmelo Anthony working in Houston after his OKC exit?

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The NBA season is longer than a handful of games. Just ask the Thunder. And if you want a second opinion, ask Carmelo Anthony and the Houston Rockets.

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Munnings scores 17, UL Monroe rallies past D-III Millsaps

MONROE, La. (AP) — Travis Munnings scored 23 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Michael Ertel added 16 points and...

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Northwestern beats Iowa 14-10

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Northwestern clinched bowl eligibility and a spot in its conference title game on the same day.Only in...

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Records fall in San Diego's 56-52 win over Davidson

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Anthony Lawrence threw for 556 yards and a record-tying seven touchdowns, Michael Bandy set a school record...

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Eaddy has 266 yards rushing, Princeton tops Yale 59-43

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Collin Eaddy rushed for 266 yards and three touchdowns, and Ryan Quigley and John Lovett each had two...

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Minnesota defense shows in 41-10 win against Purdue

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Known for his catchphrases, Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck had one for his defense that he repeated often in the...

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Vols continue home mastery of No. 12 Kentucky with 24-7 win

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee spoiled this Kentucky team's streak-busting reputation and maintained its home domination of...

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Hansen throws 4 TDs, Arkansas State swamps Coastal Carolina

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Justice Hansen had three scoring tosses in the first half as Arkansas State took an early lead and then...

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Incarnate Word clinches share of Southland Conference title

CONWAY, Ark. (AP) — Ra'Quanne Dickens ran 35 times for 213 yards and three touchdowns and Incarnate Word clinched a share of...

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Ionescu helps No. 3 Oregon women top No. 18 Syracuse 75-73

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Down by six points with two minutes to play, Oregon coach Kelly Graves chose "to let the flow go" rather...

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Daum powers South Dakota State past Bemidji State, 86-63

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Mike Daum earned his third straight double-double and South Dakota State beat Division II-Bemidji State,...

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Moore with 20 leads SC Upstate past Div.-III Brevard 86-43

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Malik Moore scored 20 points with seven rebounds and five assists and SC Upstate beat Division-III...

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Anderson has 10 of 25 in OT, Delaware tops St Peter's 78-75

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Kevin Anderson scored a career-high 25 points, dominating overtime with 10, to lead Delaware to a...

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Kadin Remsberg leads Air Force to win, then gets engaged

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Kadin Remsberg had a big hand in an Air Force win. Right after, he dropped to a knee and asked...

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South Carolina State defeats Florida A&M 44-21

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Tyrece Nick rushed for three touchdowns and South Carolina State defeated Florida A&M 44-21 on...

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Georgetown holds off Central Connecticut State 85-78

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jessie Govan scored 26 points and Georgetown made key 3-pointers down the stretch to beat Central Connecticut...

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Patterson throws 3 TDs, No. 4 Michigan beats Rutgers 42-7

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Shea Patterson has stamped Michigan a national title contender.Patterson threw for 260 yards and three...

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Pitt smashes Virginia Tech 52-22 to near ACC Coastal title

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Qadree Ollison looked at the line of scrimmage, looked at the Virginia Tech end zone 97 long yards away and...

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Singletary's banner day lifts FAU over W Kentucky 34-15

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) — Devin Singletary ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns, becoming the first Florida Atlantic running back...

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Mooney helps Tulane to 3rd straight win, beating E. Carolina

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Darnell Mooney caught six passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns to help Tulane hold off East Carolina...

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Nelson pick-6 lifts North Dakota past Portland State, 17-10

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Lenny Nelson IV picked off a tipped Davis Alexander pass and returned it 58 yards for what proved to...

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Minshew leads No. 10 Washington State past Colorado 31-7

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — The 10th-ranked Washington State Cougars weren't in any hurry to bury the Buffaloes.Gardner Minshew II...

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Towson throttles Elon 41-10 behind Flacco, O'Neill

ELON, N.C. (AP) — Tom Flacco threw three touchdown passes, Aidan O'Neill set a single-season field goal record and Towson...

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Louisiana-Lafayette rushes past Georgia State in 2nd half

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Raymond Calais and Elijah Mitchell each rushed for 100-plus yards, with Calais scoring three times, and...

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No. 23 Iowa State beats Baylor 28-14 for 5th straight win

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A weird game ended with another wonderful result for Iowa State.Now the Cyclones have to wait and see on the...

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Hoy, Robinson connect, lead Lamar over Houston Baptist 38-9

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Jordan Hoy threw a pair of touchdown passes to Case Robinson and Lamar rolled to a 38-9 victory over...

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Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's offense didn't put up the video game-like numbers that had seemingly become commonplace. The...

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Arnold scores career-best 23, CSU Fullerton cruises, 106-53

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — Wayne Arnold scored a career-high 23 points, Jackson Rowe added 16, Josh Pitts 14 and Cal State...

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Southern wins fourth straight with 56-24 victory

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Ladarius Skelton threw for four touchdowns and Southern University defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 56-24...

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Akron unloads on Youngstown St. for 98-69 win behind Utomi

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Daniel Utomi scored 25 points and Akron blew open what was a close game in the second half and beat...

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Jeffries with 18 points, Tulsa buries SC State 74-52

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — DaQuan Jeffries scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Tulsa beat South Carolina State 74-52 on...

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Jackson St. beats Alabama St., keeps SWAC title hopes alive

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Ryan Theyard scored on a 19-yard interception return and Jackson State held the Alabama State offense...

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E Washington grinds down UC Davis 59-20 in FCS showdown

CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Antoine Custer, Sam McPherson and Tamarick Pierce each ran for two touchdowns and Eastern Washington...

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Old Dominion spoils Fine performance, tops North Texas 34-31

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lala Davis scored from a yard out with 15 seconds left in the game as Old Dominion came from 28 points down...

OSU football: Tylan Wallace finding himself as a performer and a leader

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Davis banks in 3 at buzzer, Charlotte upends OK State 66-64

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte senior point guard Jon Davis said he never had a doubt that his game-winning 3-pointer off the...

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Mathews scores key points late as Lipscomb rallies, 86-79

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Garrison Mathews scored six of his 23 points in the final minutes as Lipscomb battled past Tennessee...

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Fourcade helps Nicholls to 47-14 win over Stephen F. Austin

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) — Chase Fourcade threw three touchdown passes in the first half as Nicholls jumped out to an early lead and...

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Perkins, Reed lead Virginia past Liberty, 45-24

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia's expanding offense gained a new playmaker, and Joe Reed's big day was a reward for his...

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Thomas leads Appalachian State past Texas State 38-7

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Zac Thomas passed for 247 yards and two touchdowns and Darrynton Evans added a pair of TD runs to...

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Howard's eruption leads Marquette past Bethune-Cookman

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Markus Howard scored 37 points and Marquette beat Bethune-Cookman 92-59 on Saturday.Howard posted the highest...

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Scruggs, Jones lead Xavier to 91-85 win over Evansville

CINCINNATI (AP) — Xavier's big men made the difference against Evansville's hoist-it-up Purple AcesPaul Scruggs had a...

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North Alabama ends first FCS season with 31-28 win

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Chandler Carrera kicked a 44-yard field goal with 1:24 to play and A.J. Bracey picked off a pass in the...

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Davis wins debut, Ole Miss tops Western Michigan, 90-64

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — There were no fireworks, no drama and that was exactly what Kermit Davis wanted in his Mississippi head...

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San Francisco buries Maine 93-50 behind Minlend's 22 points

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Charles Minlend scored a career-high 22 points with five 3-pointers and San Francisco hit 14 of 29 from...

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Andersen runs for 3 TDs, Montana St tops N Colorado 35-7

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Troy Andersen ran for 104 yards and three touchdowns, and threw for another to lead Montana State to a...

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Williams & Mary pulls away from Villanova, 24-17

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — DeVonte Dedmon pulled in an 18-yard pass from Ted Hefter to cap a five-play, 71-yard drive to start the...

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SoCon leader Wofford rallies past Western Carolina 38-23

CULLOWHEE, N.C. (AP) — Joe Newman ran for touchdowns of 38 and 4 yards and Wofford rallied in the second half to defeat Western...

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Stockstill's 4 TDs leads Middle Tennessee over UTEP 48-32

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Brent Stockstill completed 31 of 40 passes for 352 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions to help...