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  • George Washington shocks No. 11 Wichita St., 60-54, wins Hawaii tourney

    HONOLULU (AP) _ Kethan Savage sparked a late rally and scored 12 points to lead George Washington to a 60-54 upset over No. 11 Wichita State in the final of the Diamond Head Classic on…

  • Gamecocks running back Davis off to NFL

    SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — South Carolina junior running back Mike Davis is leaving the Gamecocks for the NFL draft after the Independence Bowl. Davis announced his intentions to give up his final season Thursday after…

  • UCF, NC State all business in the Bitcoin Bowl

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Central Florida can finish with at least 10 wins for the fourth time in five years, while North Carolina State hopes to take another step forward under second-year coach Dave…

  • Bitcoin Preview Capsule

    Central Florida (9-3, 7-1 American) vs. North Carolina State (7-5, 3-5 ACC), 8 p.m. ET (ESPN) Line: UCF by 2. Series Record: Tied 1-1. WHAT’S AT STAKE UCF has chance to finish with at least…

  • D-I’s youngest coach also has inexperienced team

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dana Ford and his Tennessee State Tigers are learning on the job together. Ford is the youngest coach in Division I men’s basketball after being hired in April at the age…

  • Illini open Big Ten bowl slate, face La Tech

    DALLAS (AP) — Illinois needed to win its last two games to become bowl eligible, then had to wait another week before finding out if there would be more football. Louisiana Tech knew after winning…

  • Heart of Dallas Bowl Preview Capsule

    Illinois (6-6) vs. Louisiana Tech (8-5), at Dallas, 1 p.m. (ESPN) Line: Louisiana Tech by 6. Series Record: Louisiana Tech leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Illinois will try for the third time in five seasons…

  • K-State’s Snyder still penning old-school notes

    MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The letters come on Kansas State stationery, always written in purple, felt-tip pen. The scrawling handwriting is unmistakable, the looping letters clear and distinct. Each is unique, though, tailored to a…

  • In year of odd bounces, reality bites at World Cup

    Gothic folklore met modern dentistry, with the whole world watching. This was the World Cup and the Bite of Brazil — a mouthwatering, open-jawed, succulent chomp on an unsuspecting victim that would have done proud…

  • Fresno State pushed around in in Hawaii Bowl

    HONOLULU (AP) — Despite starting its season with three straight losses, Fresno State made it to a bowl game for the 14th time in the last 16 seasons. Winning is another matter. The Bulldogs lost…

  • Jackson leads Rice to Hawaii Bowl win

    HONOLULU (AP) — Driphus Jackson played his best game of the year by passing for 318 yards and three touchdowns, and Rice completed a remarkable turnaround with a 30-6 victory over Fresno State on Wednesday…

  • Arkansas’ Williams to return for senior season

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jonathan Williams wasn’t quite ready to end his time at Arkansas. The standout running back said Wednesday that he’s returning for his senior season. He leads Arkansas (6-6) with 1,085 yards…

  • 10 Things to See in Sports: AP’s top sports photos

    Here’s a look at some of the defining moments, exciting scenes, triumphs and defeats from the world of sports. Images this week include a horse and rider breaking through a wall at an equestrian event…

  • Seton Hall guard Whitehead has stress fracture

    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Highly touted Seton Hall freshman Isaiah Whitehead is going to be sidelined with a stress fracture in his right foot. The Big East Conference school announced the injury Wednesday, saying…

  • Central Michigan falls to Western Kentucky, 49-48

    NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — For Central Michigan, there was a comeback, a record, a miracle and a gamble. They’re now all part of Chippewa lore. They just weren’t enough for a bowl win. Storming back…