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Florida State guard M.J. Walker (23) attempts to shoot past the defense of Louisville forward Dwayne Sutton (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Walker leads No. 18 FSU to 78-65 win over No. 7 Louisville

Jan. 4, 2020 6:09 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — M.J. Walker could have spent this weekend preparing for college football’s national championship game. Instead, he helped Florida State’s basketball team make a statement Saturday on the road. Walker, a five-star hoops recruit who turned down football scholarships from...

Arizona State quarterback Jayden Daniels looks to pass during the Sun Bowl NCAA college football game against Florida State, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019 in El Paso, Texas. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP)

Arizona State defeats Florida State 20-14 in Sun Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 8:24 PM EST

EL Paso, Texas (AP) — With each team missing its standout rusher, defense dominated at Tuesday's Sun Bowl. Hardly pretty, but hardly a concern for Arizona State coach Herm Edwards. “Obviously it was a game not pleasing to the eye,” he said. Willie Harts returned an interception 25 yards for a...

Florida State defensive back Hamsah Nasirildeen tackles Alabama State wide receiver Tyrek Allen in the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tallahassee, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019. Florida State defeated Alabama State 49-12. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

Arizona St, Florida St meet in Sun Bowl without top RBs

Dec. 30, 2019 5:32 PM EST

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The top running backs for Arizona State and Florida State won't be around for the Sun Bowl. Sun Devils coach Herm Edwards and interim Seminoles coach Odell Haggins can live with those decisions regardless of their effect on Tuesday's game. “Don't forget that these players that...

Arizona State makes another Sun Bowl trip, faces Florida St

Dec. 30, 2019 10:56 AM EST

SUN BOWL: Arizona State (7-5, Pac-12) vs. Florida State (6-6, ACC), in El Paso, Texas, Tuesday at 2 p.m. EST. Line: Arizona State by 4. Series record: Florida State leads 3-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE Arizona State is in the Sun Bowl for the third time in six seasons and looking for its first bowl victory since winning...

Memphis quarterback Brady White (3) looks to throw as Penn State defensive end Yetur Gross-Matos (99) closes in during the first half of the NCAA Cotton Bowl college football game, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Ron Jenkins)

Memphis finishes whirlwind stretch with Cotton Bowl loss

Dec. 28, 2019 7:16 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New Memphis coach Ryan Silverfield made his first staff change after the Cotton Bowl: He “fired” himself as offensive line coach. After a whirlwind three weeks following Mike Norvell's departure to become Florida State's coach, the Tigers lost in their first New Year's...

Penn State head coach James Franklin reacts to a score against Rutgers in the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game in State College, Pa., on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019. Penn State defeated Rutgers 27-6. (AP Photo/Barry Reeger)

Big-play G5 Memphis offense, Big Ten Penn State D in Cotton

Dec. 27, 2019 3:32 PM EST

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Penn State coach James Franklin listened to Memphis coach Ryan Silverfield talk about how phenomenal the Nittany Lions have been on defense. Franklin then expressed similar admiration about the high-scoring Tigers with quarterback Brady White, who are representing the Group of Five...

Florida State running back Cam Akers (3) runs for a 50-yard touchdown past Florida linebacker Lacedrick Brunson (34) and defensive back Donovan Stiner (13) during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Florida State RB Akers to enter draft, won't play in bowl

Dec. 14, 2019 5:25 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Junior running back Cam Akers of Florida State will enter the 2020 NFL draft and won’t play in the Seminoles’ Sun Bowl game on Dec. 31 against Arizona State. Akers, who ran for 1,144 yards and 14 touchdowns this season, made the announcement on Twitter on Saturday as...

Florida State running back Cam Akers (3) runs for a first down against Florida on fourth=and-1 during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Arizona State heads back to Sun Bowl, to face Florida State

Dec. 8, 2019 7:34 PM EST

Arizona State (7-5, Pac-12) vs Florida State (6-6, Atlantic Coast Conference), Dec. 31, 2 p.m. ET LOCATION: El Paso, Texas TOP PLAYERS Arizona State: QB Jayden Daniels, 193 of 310, 2,748 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INTs. Florida State: RB Cam Akers, 1,144 yards rushing, 14 TDs. NOTABLE Arizona State: The Sun Devils beat...

Florida State head football coach Mike Norvell speaks at a news conference Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Tallahassee, Fla. Norvell is Florida State’s new coach, taking over a Seminoles program that has struggled while he was helping to build Memphis into a Group of Five power. (AP Photo/Phil Sears)

Florida State introduces Mike Norvell as Seminoles’ coach

Dec. 8, 2019 4:19 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Mike Norvell was the first coach Florida State interviewed for its football vacancy and though the search took school administrators around the country, they kept coming back to the man running Memphis’ program. “We really liked him,” Florida State athletics...

Florida wide receiver Kadarius Toney, left, tries to escape the grasp of Florida State defensive back Levonta Taylor, back right, during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Swamp success: No. 8 Florida ends 4-game home skid vs FSU

Nov. 30, 2019 11:59 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida receiver Kadarius Toney stopped in the end zone, struck a pose and pointed to the scoreboard as Florida State players walked by. He was taunting the rival Seminoles — at halftime. The game was essentially over at that point, and everyone knew it. Kyle Trask threw...