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Ohio, Nevada meet for 1st time in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 8:55 PM EST

Ohio (6-6, Mid-American) vs. Nevada (7-5, Mountain West), Jan. 3, 3:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Boise, Idaho TOP PLAYERS Ohio: Sophomore QB Nathan Rourke threw for 2,676 yards and 20 TDs, with five INTs. Nevada: Redshirt freshman QB Carson Strong threw for 1,933 yards and 10 touchdowns, with seven interceptions, in...

12 of 26 first-year coaches are taking their teams to bowls

Dec. 8, 2019 8:35 PM EST

Twelve of the 26 first-year coaches in the Football Bowl Subdivision are taking their teams to bowls. Ohio State’s Ryan Day is among six first-year coaches at bowl-bound Power Five schools. His unbeaten Buckeyes are the No. 2 seed in the College Football Playoff and will play Clemson in the Fiesta Bowl....

Bengals blow great chance to get second win, lose to Browns

Dec. 8, 2019 7:38 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — For the first time in what seems like forever, the Bengals couldn't blame the loss on anyone — or anything — but themselves. A second win was within reach. Cincinnati couldn't grab it. “There was a lot of things that went into it," said Bengals running back Joe Mixon,...

The Latest: Toledo left out of bowl berths despite 6-6 mark

Dec. 8, 2019 6:54 PM EST

6:30 p.m. Toledo is not headed to a bowl despite going 6-6 this season. With 79 teams bowl eligible and 78 slots available, there was going to be a team left out. The Rockets lost their final three games of the regular season and will have their streak of nine straight winning seasons snapped. The last time...

Browns win to stay in playoff hunt, can't avoid OBJ drama

Dec. 8, 2019 6:36 PM EST

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns can't even win without some kind of theatrics,. And, once again, Odell Beckham is in the middle of the latest drama. Nick Chubb ran for 106 yards — 99 after halftime — and Baker Mayfield and Kareem Hunt had rushing touchdowns as Cleveland kept its faint hopes...

Boston College, Cincinnati meet in Birmingham Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 6:29 PM EST

No. 23 Cincinnati (10-3, American Athletic Conference) vs Boston College (8-4, Atlantic Coast), Jan. 2, 3 p.m. ET LOCATION: Birmingham, Ala. TOP PLAYERS Cincinnati: QB Desmond Ridder, 2,069 passing yards, 17 TDs, 545 rushing yards, 2 TDs. Boston College: : RB AJ Dillon, 1,685 yards, 14 TDs. NOTABLE Cincinnati:...

No. 2 Louisville women pull away from Northern Kentucky

Dec. 8, 2019 6:25 PM EST

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — The strangeness of watching the first six minutes from the bench motivated Louisville forward Jazmine Jones to make her presence felt upon getting on the floor. Her 12-point contribution by halftime was just a hint of the impact she made soon after. Jones scored 21 points,...

Playoff showdowns: LSU vs. Oklahoma; Ohio State vs. Clemson

Dec. 8, 2019 5:24 PM EST

Defending national champions. Undefeated and owners of a 28-game winning streak, longest in the nation. The Clemson Tigers are one heck of a No. 3 seed. Clemson will play second-seeded Ohio State in prime time Dec. 28 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Fiesta Bowl in Glendale, Arizona, looking to...

Defending champion Clemson to face Ohio State in Fiesta Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:21 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Clemson needed a little time to rev up on the heels of last year's national championship before blasting through the final eight games of its schedule. Ohio State started stomping opponents right away before having to rally in the Big Ten title game. Two teams capable of dominating...

Cheese scores 21 to carry Akron past Southern 72-57

Dec. 8, 2019 5:12 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Tyler Cheese came off the bench to score 21 points with six rebounds, four assists and two steals and Akron breezed to a 72-57 victory over Southern on Sunday. Cheese hit two 3-pointers and sank 9 of 11 from the free-throw line for the Zips (7-2). Xeyrius Williams made three 3s and...