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November 27, 2015 - 3:49pm
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No. 1 Clemson (11-0) did not play. Next: at South Carolina, Saturday.

No. 2 Alabama (10-1) did not play. Next: at Auburn, Saturday.

No. 3 Iowa (11-0) at Nebraska. Next: vs. TBD, Big Ten championship, Saturday.

No. 4 Notre Dame (10-1) did not play. Next: at No. 13 Stanford, Saturday.

No. 5 Oklahoma (10-1) did not play. Next: at No. 9 Oklahoma...

November 27, 2015 - 3:48pm
7 min 2 sec ago

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Brad Kaaya threw for 261 yards and a touchdown and ran for another as Miami continued its surge under interim coach Larry Scott with a 29-24 win over Pittsburgh on Friday.

Kaaya moved past Heisman Trophy winner Vinny Testaverde and into fifth on the school's all-time passing list after completing 21 of 35 passes. Joseph Yearby ran for 99 yards and Michael Badgley tied a school record with five goals for the Hurricanes (8-4, 5-3 ACC). Miami improved to 4...

November 27, 2015 - 3:43pm
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NEW YORK (AP) — Adut Bulgak scored 20 points, hitting 10 of her 13 shots, and Brittany Brown added 15 points to lead No. 14 Florida State to a 78-42 win over LIU on Friday in the Blackbirds' Turkey Classic.

The Seminoles (4-1) welcomed back guard Leticia Romero, who missed the last three games after spraining her left ankle against rival Florida in the season opener. She had four points and four assists in 18 minutes.

After a tight six-point win over...

November 27, 2015 - 3:41pm
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AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thomas Woodson threw a touchdown pass and ran for 84 yards to lead Akron to a 20-0 victory over Kent State on Friday.

Woodson was 11 of 19 for 140 yards passing. Conor Hundley had 98 yards rushing on 22 carries with a touchdown for Akron (7-5, 5-3 Mid-American Conference), which has won five straight.

George Bollas was 10 of 18 for 102 yards passing for Kent State (3-9, 2-6).

Woodson completed three passes, and...

November 27, 2015 - 3:41pm
7 min 2 sec ago

ESTERO, Fla. (AP) — Lili Thompson scored 26 points, including five 3-pointers, and No. 13 Stanford cruised past Missouri State 82-65 on Friday.

Thompson added six assists and was 10 of 21 from the floor — 5 of 11 from beyond the arc. Stanford was 15 of 33 on 3-point attempts overall. Briana Roberson scored 18 points and Karlie Samuelson added 15 points.

Stanford (4-1) led by six at the end of the first quarter, but dominated in the second, going on a...

November 27, 2015 - 3:40pm
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NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Tre' McLean scored 18 points on 7-for-9 shooting to lead Chattanooga to a 95-58 win over Alabama State in the Emerald Coast Classic on Friday.

Justin Tuoyo added 12 points, Casey Jones had 11 to go with seven assists, and Greg Pryor had 10 points for Chattanooga (4-1), which shot 68 percent from the field on 53 attempts and was 13 of 23 from behind the arc.

Chattanooga took a 38-22 advantage into the break and then extended its...

November 27, 2015 - 3:25pm
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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Shannon Hale scored 20 points and Riley Norris added 12 as Alabama upset No. 20 Wichita State 64-60 in the consolation round of the AdvoCare Invitational on Friday.

It was first time Alabama (3-2) beat a Top 25 team on a neutral court since Nov. 29, 2009, a 68-66 victory over then No. 15 Michigan.

Wichita State (2-3) lost its second straight invitational game without senior guard Fred VanVleet, who missed his third...

November 27, 2015 - 3:14pm
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SEATTLE (AP) — Washington State quarterback Luke Falk was not in uniform for the No. 20 Cougars before facing rival Washington in the Apple Cup.

Falk was on the field in sweats and a Washington State knit hat during pregame warmups for Friday's game. Freshman Peyton Bender took reps with the Cougars starting offense and was expected to make his first career start.

Falk was injured in the third quarter of last Saturday's victory over Colorado when he...

November 27, 2015 - 3:12pm
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Kahlil Felder scored 20 points and matched a season-high with 12 assists and Oakland cruised to an 84-51 victory over Alcorn State in the Corpus Christi Coastal Classic on Friday.

Felder was 8 of 11 from the field, and has 1,009 career points. He has a double-double in each game this season.

Percy Gibson had 14 points, and Sherron Dorsey-Walker added nine points with a career-high 16 rebounds for Oakland (2-2). Jalen...

November 27, 2015 - 3:10pm
7 min 1 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Allen's layup with 2.6 seconds left was the game-deciding basket in Stanford's 69-66 come-from-behind win over Arkansas in the consolation game of the NIT Season Tip Off on Friday.

Allen's layup came as a result of Keaton Miles' defensive goaltending infraction. Arkansas coach Mike Anderson was assessed a technical foul after arguing and Rosco Allen made two free throws to seal it.

Rosco Allen finished with 25 points, as...

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