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Cincinnati tight end Leonard Taylor (11) is stopped by Central Florida defensive back Richie Grant (27) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

No. 7 Cincinnati stays unbeaten with 36-33 win over UCF

Nov. 21, 2020 9:08 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — No. 7 Cincinnati found itself in a four-quarter struggle for the first time all season and Desmond Ridder and the Bearcats showed they can take a punch. Ridder threw two touchdown passes and ran for two scores as Cincinnati defeated Central Florida 36-33 Saturday to head into the...

Dillon Gabriel leads Central Florida over Temple 38-13

Nov. 14, 2020 11:26 PM EST

Dillon Gabriel threw a pair of touchdown passes to Marlon Williams and Central Florida rolled to a 38-13 victory over Temple on Saturday night. Gabriel was 12 of 22 for 268 yards passing without an interception. Williams had four catches for 102 yards. The duo connected on touchdowns of 23 and 21 yards in the...

Rutgers head coach Greg Schiano, with a mask, is hugged by an assistant after his team defeated Michigan State in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

No. 17 Indiana goes for fifth straight win against Rutgers

Oct. 29, 2020 1:50 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After a rollercoaster ride to get the Big Ten Conference football season underway, the opening weekend of play was thrilling — and very surprising in some cases. Two teams that registered the biggest stunners will meet Saturday when No. 17 Indiana faces Rutgers in the Scarlet...

Sitkowski or Vedral will start at quarterback for Rutgers

Oct. 19, 2020 2:19 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — The Rutgers quarterback competition is down to Nebraska graduate transfer Noah Vedral and redshirt sophomore Art Sitkowski. In releasing his depth chart Monday, Greg Schiano indicated he probably will not disclose his starter until Saturday when he begins his second coaching stint...

FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, new Rutgers NCAA college football head coach Greg Schiano speaks at an introductory news conference in Piscataway, N.J. Rutgers is scheduled to begin their season against Michigan State on Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

Coach Greg Schiano starts second rebuilding tour at Rutgers

Oct. 14, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

Greg Schiano has turned around a horrible Rutgers football program once. Doing it a second time is going to be even harder, especially with the Scarlet Knights playing in the Big Ten. Schiano, who was hired in December after a rocky courtship, will kick off his second tour with the Scarlet Knights on Sept. 24...

Tulsa players pose on the middle of the field after a win over Central Florida during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. Tulsa's win snapped UCF's 21-game home winning streak. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Tulsa snaps No. 11 UCF's 21-game home winning streak, 34-26

Oct. 4, 2020 1:18 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — There is something about UCF that brings the best out of Tulsa. Zach Smith threw three touchdown passes and Tulsa erased an 18-point first-half deficit to beat No. 11 UCF 34-26, snapping the Knights' 21-game home winning streak Saturday night. The Golden Hurricane (1-1) made it two...