CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Ian Book kept No. 2 Notre Dame’s offense moving while the Fighting Irish defense locked down Sam Howell and No. 25 North Carolina’s potent offense for the final three quarters in a 31-17 victory on Friday.
Clemson is playing the rest of the season for its spot in the ACC championship game and the College Football Playoff. The Tigers can’t afford to lose any remaining games in the regular season if it hopes to compete for a sixth straight league title next month.
BERKELEY, Calif. – Austin Jones ran for a pair of short touchdowns, Davis Mills threw for 205 yards and a TD, and Stanford blocked a would-be tying extra point in the final minute to take back The Axe trophy by beating Bay Area rival California 24-23 in the Big Game on Friday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa – Tyler Goodson ran for 87 of his 111 yards in the second half and Zach VanValkenburg recovered Adrian Martinez’s late fumble to secure Iowa’s 26-20 win over Nebraska on Friday.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. A – West Virginia rallied from a 10-point second-half deficit against Western Kentucky and had to hold off a frenzied rally down the stretch to win the Bad Boy Mowers Crossover Classic.
Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence has never had a break from football like this. Now that he is set to make his delayed return to the field, Lawrence is glad he gets to play in the final home game of the season.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — West Virginia faced South Dakota State in its own backyard at the Bad Boys Mowers Crossover Classic just 50 miles from campus, but with no fans in the building due to COVID-19 restrictions, it felt like a neutral site for both teams.
PITTSBURGH – Ramiir Dixon-Conover scored 21 points and Myles Thompson scored 13 with eight rebounds and St. Francis (Pa.) shocked Pitt in an 80-70 win Wednesday night.
PHOENIX – Johnny McCants and his New Mexico State teammates have settled into a routine less than a week after the team temporarily relocated to Arizona.
Wichita State landed in Sioux Falls, South Dakota on Monday afternoon, masked up and looking forward to tipping off the season in the Crossover Classic.
There is a tradition at Taylor University, a small NAIA school in Indiana, where the entire crowd sits in complete silence until the men’s basketball team scores its 10th point of the game and sets off a wild celebration.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – The Southeastern Conference has shuffled its schedule, including pushing back the Arkansas-Missouri and Tennessee-Vanderbilt games which had been set for Saturday.
The college football Saturday started with another game being postponed, the 18th of the week, and a dispute between Clemson and Florida State.
As more than 300 teams prepare to start a season that will look nothing like any before it, the conversation isn’t so much about who will be cutting down the nets at the end of March Madness as much as it whether anyone will cut down the nets at all.
PITTSBURGH – His team reeling from a bout with COVID-19 that threatened to derail the rest of the season, Pittsburgh senior quarterback Kenny Pickett stood up in front of his teammates as the Panthers prepared to face Virginia Tech and provided a very blunt reminder about the bond they shared.
NEW WILMINGTON – The Presidents’ Athletic Conference, which includes both Washington & Jefferson College and Waynesburg University, said Friday it’s continuing with a tentative plan for return to intercollegiate athletic competition during the spring 2021 semester.
LOCK HAVEN – Even with recent decisions to cancel mandated schedules and championships for all of its fall and winter sports, the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference left an option open to continue championship opportunities should six or more schools elect to co…
The Big Ten game Saturday between Maryland and Michigan State has been canceled after a COVID-19 outbreak on the Terrapins resulted in a positive test for coach Michael Locksley.
With a month to go before the Big 12 championship game, No. 18 Oklahoma and No. 22 Texas both have paths to another Red River rivalry matchup in December.
PITTSBURGH – It’s supposed to be Senior Day for Pittsburgh wide receive DJ Turner and the nearly two dozen other Panthers scheduled to play at Heinz Field for the last time on Saturday when Pitt hosts Virginia Tech.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – College athletes continue to graduate at record rates and outperform non-athletes, according to the NCAA’s new Graduation Success Rate report.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall resigned Tuesday following an investigation into allegations of verbal and physical abuse, ending a tenure that soared to the Final Four and crashed on the eve of the upcoming season.
The NCAA announced Monday it plans to hold the entire 2021 men’s college basketball tournament in one geographic location to mitigate the risks of COVID-19 and is in talks with Indianapolis to be the host city.
Planning travel for college basketball teams can be complicated. Flights and hotels have to be booked, buses rented, meals planned. Schedules have to be worked around practices and games.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Jarrett Doege threw two touchdown passes and ran for one score, Leddie Brown surpassed 100 rushing yards for the fifth time this season and West Virginia beat TCU 24-6 on Saturday.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University commemorated the 50th anniversary of the worst sports disaster in U.S. history Saturday, a plane crash that killed most of the entire football team.
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has one of the nation’s top rebounding tandems back, and if the team shooting accuracy and ball handling can improve, the 15th-ranked Mountaineers could be poised to contend for an elusive Big 12 championship.
PITTSBURGH – Maybe it’s fitting a sizable portion of Pitt’s basketball schedule remains nebulous two weeks before the Panthers begin their third season under coach Jeff Capel.
When Nebraska hosts Penn State this weekend, it will be a matchup between two of the most storied programs in the Big Ten – neither of which has played like it so far in 2020.
Pittsburgh’s game at Georgia Tech was postponed Thursday after the Panthers were forced to pause team activities due to COVID-19 protocols.
No. 3 Ohio State and No. 13 Wisconsin, the teams favored to play for the Big Ten championship, have already had a combined three games canceled because of COVID-19.
Kansas was the heavy favorite to land the overall No. 1 seed for the NCAA Tournament when word began to filter through conference tournaments that COVID-19 was going to shut down the remainder of the season.
STATE COLLEGE (AP) – Penn State running back Journey Brown says he has a heart condition that is forcing him to give up football.
STATE COLLEGE (AP) – It took the better part of a decade, but Patrick Chambers had Penn State basketball on what athletic director Sandy Barbour called a “positive trajectory.”