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NC State, Louisville eager to get back into ACC win column

Nov. 17, 2022 14:34 PM EST

North Carolina State (7-3, 3-3 ACC) at Louisville (6-4, 3-4), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. EST (ACC Network) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Louisville by 3 1/2. Series record: Louisville leads 7-4. WHAT’S AT STAKE? This game is about postseason...

Idaho police: No suspect in slaying of 4 college students

Nov. 16, 2022 20:16 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in the college town of Moscow said Wednesday they have not identified a suspect or found a weapon in the weekend slayings of four University of Idaho students in a rental house near campus. Authorities continue to believe the attack was targeted but...

Freshman Menifield rallies Washington over Utah Tech 78-67

Nov. 15, 2022 01:08 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — True freshman Keyon Menifield hit four 3-pointers and scored 26 points in his second start and Washington rallied to beat Utah Tech 78-67 on Monday night. Menifield's effort helped the Huskies get off to a 3-0 start for the first time since the 2015-16 season. ...

Appeals court ruling keeps Biden student debt plan on hold

Nov. 14, 2022 17:07 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — President Joe Biden's plan to forgive student loan debt for millions of borrowers was handed another legal loss Monday when a federal appeals court panel agreed to a preliminary injunction halting the program while an appeal plays out. The ruling by the three-judge...

US Rhodes scholars chosen to begin Oxford studies in 2023

Nov. 13, 2022 15:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new group of Rhodes scholars from the U.S. has been chosen for the prestigious academic program in a selection process that was conducted online for the third consecutive year. The class of 32 scholars for 2023 was “elected entirely virtually, with both...

Kinchens' 3 INTs, Miami's offense shines in rout of Jackets

Nov. 12, 2022 20:42 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Kamren Kinchens had three of Miami’s four interceptions and scored on a 99-yard pick-six, freshman quarterback Jacurri Brown filled in for Tyler Van Dyke and passed for three touchdowns, and the Hurricanes routed Georgia Tech 35-14 on Saturday. Jaylan Knighton ran...

EXPLAINER: Where does the student loan debt plan stand?

Nov. 11, 2022 19:10 PM EST

President Joe Biden’s plan to provide millions of borrowers with up to $20,000 apiece in federal student-loan forgiveness has been blocked by a second federal court, leaving millions of borrowers to wonder if they'll get debt relief at all. On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Mark...

Oklahoma's Stoops among Big 12's top walk-on success stories

Nov. 08, 2022 19:38 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma receiver Drake Stoops is much more than the son of a Hall of Fame football coach. Stoops – whose father, Bob, led the Sooners to the 2000 national title – has gone from walk-on at the beginning of his college career to scholarship player who has...

Enrollment dips for second year at Georgia universities

Nov. 08, 2022 16:49 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — The number of students fell for a second straight year at Georgia's public colleges and universities, even as the state's most prestigious universities kept growing. While Georgia's universities had outperformed the nation in enrollment for years, numbers dipped more...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 08, 2022 07:14 AM EST

Kansas City Star. November 5, 2022. Editorial: Missouri and Kansas kids’ test scores dipped. That’s no reason to attack public schools A recent report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress shows a major dip in math and reading test scores, including...