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  • Boatright leads UConn over Central Connecticut 81-48

    HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Ryan Boatright scored 18 points and backcourt mate Rodney Purvis added 14 as defending national champion UConn routed Central Connecticut 81-48 on Sunday. Sophomore forward Kentan Facey had his first career…

  • Eastern Michigan rolls past Concordia (Mich) 100-42

    YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Karrington Ward scored 15 points to lead a balanced Eastern Michigan attack past in-county foe Concordia University 100-42 on Sunday. Jodan Price’s 3-pointer with 51 seconds left put Eastern Michigan into…

  • Women’s Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. South Carolina (12-0) did not play. Next: vs. Auburn, Friday. 2. UConn (9-1) did not play. Next: vs. No. 10 Duke, Monday. 3. Texas (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Rice, Tuesday. 4.…

  • Top-ranked Kentucky heads into 9-day layoff

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Top-ranked Kentucky players’ euphoria over beating No. 4 Louisville had barely set in before they faced the obvious question of how far they can go. Expectations of the Wildcats (13-0) going…

  • Duke Johnson makes it official: He’s going pro

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Duke Johnson remained committed to Miami even as an NCAA investigation loomed as a threat to the program, made an immediate splash in his Hurricane debut and spent three seasons…

  • Texas Bowl Capsule

    Texas (6-6) vs. Arkansas (6-6), at Houston, 9 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Arkansas by 6. Series Record: Texas leads 56-21. WHAT’S AT STAKE The game renews an old Southwest Conference rivalry and will give the victor…

  • Rose Bowl may start rivalry for Mariota, Winston

    PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — College football has never had a quarterback matchup quite like Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota. The superstar passers have won the last two Heisman Trophy awards, and come April, there very…

  • Minnesota dismisses receiver Donovahn Jones

    ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Minnesota wide receiver Donovahn Jones has been dismissed from the program for what the school says is an unspecified violation of team policy. The move was announced Sunday by the Gophers,…

  • No. 17 St. John’s handles Tulane 82-57

    NEW YORK (AP) — Sir’Dominic Pointer had a career-high 24 points to lead No. 17 St. John’s to an 82-57 rout of Tulane in the first game of the Brooklyn Hoops Winter Festival Tripleheader on…

  • Sports car crash kills nephew of ex-Padres owner

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The nephew of the former owner of the San Diego Padres baseball team has died following a fiery sports car crash on Christmas Eve. The Union-Tribune (http://bit.ly/1rtms5r ) reports that 21-year-old…

  • Top 25 Fared

    Sunday 1. Kentucky (13-0) did not play. Next: vs. Mississippi, Tuesday, Jan. 6. 2. Duke (10-0) did not play. Next: vs. Toledo, Monday. 3. Arizona (12-1) did not play. Next: vs. Arizona State, Sunday. 4.…

  • Texas and Arkansas renew rivalry in Texas Bowl

    HOUSTON (AP) — Growing up as a child in Arkansas, Charlie Strong loved watching the Razorbacks and Texas play. In his first season as the Longhorns’ coach, he can’t wait to renew the old rivalry…

  • Sugar Bowl: Jones, Sims rise as unexpected stars

    Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones opened the season stuck behind one Heisman candidate and another talented enough to throw his name in the mix, too. Alabama’s Blake Sims succeeded a Heisman finalist, outdueled a more…

  • Glantz-Culver Line

    FAVORITE OPEN TODAY O/U UNDERDOG West Virginia 3½ 1½ (65) Texas A&M Russell Athletic Bowl At Orlando, Fla. Oklahoma Pk 4 (52½) Clemson Texas Bowl At Houston Arkansas 5 6½ (45) Texas Tomorrow Music City…

  • Russell Athletic Bowl Capsule

    No. 18 Clemson (9-3, 6-2 ACC ) vs. Oklahoma (8-4, 5-4 Big 12), 5:30 p.m. ET, (ESPN) Line: Oklahoma by 3 1/2 Series Record: Oklahoma leads 2–1 WHAT’S AT STAKE Clemson is looking for its…