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Alcorn St. downs NAIA-Rust 108-62 behind Howard's 19 PTs

Dec. 9, 2019 9:35 PM EST

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Maurice Howard led six players in double figures with 19 points and Alcorn State needed the second half to pull away from NAIA-member Rust for a 108-62 win on Monday night. It was the Braves' (3-5) third win of the season against an NAIA program. Alcorn State raced to an 18-2 lead...

Emotional Pittman introduced as new Arkansas coach

Dec. 9, 2019 9:29 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Sam Pittman backed away from the microphone and wiped his eyes, his emotions getting the better of him as he addressed a throng of Arkansas fans Monday afternoon. Pittman was introduced as the 34th head coach in program history, ending an almost one-month search for a new...

Duquesne blasts Columbia for eighth straight win

Dec. 9, 2019 9:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Tavian Dunn-Martin scored 25 points and Duquesne extended its season-opening win streak to eight games, romping past Columbia 90-54 on Monday night. The win marks the program's best season start since the 1971-72 season. It also marked the longest win streak (11 games) for the Dukes since...

UTSA goes with Texas ties in hiring Jeff Traylor as coach

Dec. 9, 2019 7:07 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — UTSA is tapping strong Texas ties in a coach for the first time going into the program's ninth season, hiring Jeff Traylor Monday and giving the former Arkansas assistant his first shot at running a college team. Traylor was an associate head coach at Texas and SMU before taking the same...

Fields, Hurts, Young join Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists

Dec. 9, 2019 7:04 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Ohio State teammates quarterback Justin Fields and defensive end Chase Young will join LSU quarterback Joe Burrow as Heisman Trophy finalists. The top vote-getters for college football's most famous player of the year award were announced Monday, and...

NC State challenges NCAA charge tied to payment for Smith

Dec. 9, 2019 6:57 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is challenging NCAA charges based on allegations that an Adidas representative paid $40,000 to the family of former basketball star Dennis Smith Jr. through a former Wolfpack assistant coach to ensure Smith's commitment to the school. N.C. State is arguing that the...

Texas approves licensing deal worth nearly $100 million

Dec. 9, 2019 6:48 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — University of Texas regents on Monday approved a new Longhorns product licensing management agreement in a long-term deal worth an estimated $100 million for the school. The contract with Collegiate Licensing Co. re-partners Texas with the company that helped the school and Longhorns...

Heisman Trophy finalists: LSU QB Joe Burrow, Ohio State QB Justin Fields and DE Chase Young, Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts

Dec. 9, 2019 6:40 PM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — Heisman Trophy finalists: LSU QB Joe Burrow, Ohio State QB Justin Fields and DE Chase Young, Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts.

South Carolina hiring Mike Bobo as offensive coordinator

Dec. 9, 2019 6:34 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is hiring ex-Colorado State coach Mike Bobo as its new offensive coordinator. The school's Board of Trustees released an agenda of a meeting Tuesday where one item for approval was “R. Michael Bobo Employment Agreement." Bobo has spent the past five seasons at...

Old Dominion hires Penn State assistant Rahne as head coach

Dec. 9, 2019 6:25 PM EST

Old Dominion has hired Penn State offensive coordinator Ricky Rahne as its head coach. Rahne has been offensive coordinator at Penn State the last two seasons and on coach James Franklin's staffs with the Nittany Lions and Vanderbilt since 2011. The 39-year-old former Cornell quarterback has never been a head...