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Gardner, Beekman lift No. 8 Virginia past No. 22 N.C. State

Feb. 08, 2023 00:09 AM EST

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Tony Bennett had a simple message for his team after a poor defensive performance in a loss at Virginia Tech. “Talk is cheap. Do it. Show us, to our players, to us as a staff, show up, work in practice, step to between the lines and...

No. 5 Arizona uses massive run to rout Oregon State 84-52

Feb. 05, 2023 00:41 AM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona got stuck in Oregon State's preferred pace, forced to grind out half-court possessions. A litany of whistles further bogged down the game. The Wildcats still managed to build a 14-point lead. Once the whistles subsided and the floor...

Ryland, Haener lead National team's 27-10 Senior Bowl win

Feb. 04, 2023 18:06 PM EST

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Maryland's Chris Ryland kicked four field goals and Fresno State quarterback Jake Haener passed for 139 yards and a touchdown to lead the National team to a 27-10 victory over the American team in the Senior Bowl on Saturday. Haener, named the game's MVP,...

Clemson gives raises, contract extensions to football staff

Feb. 03, 2023 13:29 PM EST

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's board of trustees approved raises for special teams coordinator and cornerbacks coach Mike Reed and defensive tackles coach Nick Eason on Friday. Reed and Eason also received one-year extensions keeping them tied to the Tigers through Jan. 31, 2026. ...

Duggan, Bagent among Senior Bowl QBs vying to improve stock

Feb. 03, 2023 12:17 PM EST

Quarterbacks Max Duggan and Tyson Bagent have turned the page on terrific seasons that ended badly with national championships in sight. TCU’s Duggan and Shepherd's Bagent are trying to improve their NFL draft stock in a weeklong audition ending in Saturday’s Senior Bowl in...

No. 1 South Carolina wins 28th straight 87-69 over 'Cats

Feb. 02, 2023 22:14 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley's pleased South Carolina had made its once-lopsided series with UConn more competitive the past few years. She hopes her top-ranked team can accomplish another milestone when the teams meet for a top-five showdown on Sunday. “It...

Wisconsin thwarts Ohio State rally with Hepburn's foul shots

Feb. 02, 2023 22:00 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Connor Essegian scored 17 points, Chucky Hepburn added 15 and Wisconsin held off Ohio State 65-60 on Thursday night for the Buckeyes' third straight loss. Wisconsin led 62-47 with 7:18 remaining before Ohio State scored the next 13 points to get within 62-60....

Coach Prime comes up big in 1st recruiting class at Colorado

Feb. 01, 2023 19:51 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders proudly recited the numbers from his first recruiting class at Colorado. Two five-star recruits. A No. 21 overall class ranking, which was the highest in 15 years, he pointed out. A top-five class from the transfer portal,...

Signing day ends recruiting sagas for QB Rashada, CB McClain

Feb. 01, 2023 18:40 PM EST

The opening of college football's traditional signing period for high school prospects brought an apparent end to two of the cycle's most notable recruitments. Blue-chip quarterback Jaden Rashada, who signed with Florida in December and then asked to be released from the commitment...

Napier avoids Rashada details, doesn't expect NCAA inquiry

Feb. 01, 2023 18:38 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Billy Napier provided little insight Wednesday into how and why the Gators lost four-star quarterback Jaden Rashada, but said he doesn't expect it to prompt an NCAA investigation. Napier sidestepped several questions about Rashada, who signed...