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Alabama 5th in CFP committee rankings after loss to LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 8:32 PM EST

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee's second top 25. LSU replaced Ohio State as No. 1 on Tuesday night after the Tigers won at Alabama on Saturday. The Buckeyes were bumped to No....

Pitt pulls away from Robert Morris 71-57

Nov. 12, 2019 8:18 PM EST

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Trey McGowens scored 25 points and Terrell Brown added eight points, nine rebounds and a career-high five blocks as Pittsburgh spoiled the unveiling of Robert Morris' UPMC Events Center in a 71-57 win on Tuesday night. Three days after getting upset at home by Nicholls State, the...

Michigan State coach Dantonio not thinking about his future

Nov. 12, 2019 7:54 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — It's the type of question that comes up when a team has spent much of the last four years in mediocrity: Mark Dantonio was asked Tuesday if he spends time thinking about his coaching future at Michigan State. "No," he said. "I get ready for the next game. I live in the present."...

Thompson-Robinson big key to UCLA's second-half turnaround

Nov. 12, 2019 7:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — No one typifies the peaks and valleys of UCLA's season better than Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The sophomore quarterback struggled with consistency and turnovers as the Bruins got off to a 1-5 start, but he has played his best during their three-game winning streak. UCLA (4-5, 4-2 Pac-12)...

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the weekend

Nov. 12, 2019 6:02 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Television viewers flocked to the showdown between LSU and Alabama over the weekend, making it the top-rated regular season college football game in eight years. The Nielsen company said 16.6 million people watched the game late Saturday afternoon, as LSU held off the Tide's late charge. At...

Trio of freshmen diversifying Ole Miss rushing attack

Nov. 12, 2019 5:56 PM EST

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi faces the daunting challenge of consistently moving the football against No. 1 LSU this Saturday, possibly without the services of Scottie Phillips. Phillips missed the Rebels' 41-3 blowout of New Mexico State last week after injuring his ankle in a 20-14 loss to No. 13...

Middle Tennessee WR Cobb charged with rape, suspended

Nov. 12, 2019 5:50 PM EST

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee wide receiver Zeke Cobb has been suspended from the program as he faces rape charges. Murfreesboro police spokesman Larry Flowers said Tuesday that Cobb has been served a sealed indictment on two counts of rape stemming from an incident in 2018. Flowers didn't...

Iowa State finds encouragement from narrow losses in Big 12

Nov. 12, 2019 5:24 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State is a handful of plays from being unbeaten in the Big 12 Conference and sitting alone at the top of the standings. That's the dream scenario for the Cyclones' season. The reality is they find themselves in the middle of the pack at 3-3 in the league and, with only three games...

Former VCU coach Wade returns with No. 23 LSU

Nov. 12, 2019 5:13 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Not everyone at VCU has forgiven Will Wade for leaving the Rams basketball job when he decided to pack his bags and head to LSU. Wade is expecting to hear about it — and maybe a few other things — on Wednesday night. Wade knows he'll be entering a charged environment when...

No. 23 Iowa seeking to play spoiler vs. No. 7 Minnesota

Nov. 12, 2019 5:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — After a bitter loss to Wisconsin, No. 23 Iowa has been reduced to playing spoiler in the Big Ten race. The Hawkeyes have often excelled in that role in recent years. Iowa (6-3, 3-3 Big Ten) has thwarted the national title hopes of four different teams with late-season wins at Kinnick...