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No. 6 Kansas, behind Braun's 30 points, tops Saint Joseph's

Nov. 27, 2020 5:33 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Christian Braun scored 30 points and No. 6 Kansas pulled away from Saint Joseph’s on Friday to win 94-72 in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off. Braun made 10 of 13 shots, hit five 3-pointers and added nine rebounds. “Christian was terrific,” Kansas coach...

People wearing protective masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk through the row of ginkgo trees along the sidewalk as the trees and sidewalk are covered with the bright yellow leaves Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, in Tokyo.(AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

The Latest: Miami congressman-elect tests positive for virus

Nov. 27, 2020 5:04 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — MIAMI — South Florida Congressman-elect Carlos Gimenez has tested positive for coronavirus. His campaigned announced Friday that the former Miami-Dade County mayor and his wife, Lourdes, tested positive Thursday for COVID-19 after having mild symptoms. They said they’re...

Yesufu scores 14 to carry Drake over South Dakota 69-53

Nov. 27, 2020 4:45 PM EST

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Joseph Yesufu had 14 points off the bench to lead Drake to a 69-53 win over South Dakota on Friday in the Little Apple Classic Shanquan Hemphill and Garrett Sturtz added 13 points apiece for Drake (2-0), which knocked off Kansas State by 10 in its opener. A.J. Plitzuweit had 14...

Timme, Kispert lead No. 1 Gonzaga past Auburn 90-67

Nov. 27, 2020 2:37 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — It’s going to take more than getting up early in the morning to beat Gonzaga. Drew Timme had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Corey Kispert scored 25 points and the top-ranked Bulldogs cruised past Auburn 90-67 on Friday in the Rocket Mortgage Fort Myers Tip-Off. Timme, who left...

FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2020, file photo, Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer throws a pass as offensive lineman Jake Burton, center, holds back Iowa State defensive end JaQuan Bailey during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Ames, Iowa. Brewer is set for his 25th consecutive start as Baylor’s quarterback, and 37th overall, when Baylor plays Kansas State this week. (AP Photo/Matthew Putney, File)

Baylor, Kansas St look for boost after very different losses

Nov. 27, 2020 11:17 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor and Kansas State both could use a boost after some struggles and drastically different losses. The Wildcats (4-4, 4-3 Big 12) are just ready to get back on the field for a chance to move past their 45-0 loss at Iowa State last week, their third loss in a row after starting 4-0 in...

TCU  quarterback Max Duggan (15) scrambles to avoid the sack by West Virginia defensive lineman Dante Stills (55) during the second half of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, in Morgantown, W.Va. (William Wotring/The Dominion-Post via AP)

TCU heads to Kansas with both teams eying much-needed win

Nov. 27, 2020 11:09 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas has been competitive in precious few games over the past few years. Not that TCU would know it. Every time the Horned Frogs visit Lawrence, they end up in a tussle. They lost 27-26 when they coughed up a fumble in the red zone inside the final minute two years ago, and coach...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus walk through a shopping street in Osaka, western Japan, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

The Latest: Emperor's New Year greeting cancelled in Japan

Nov. 26, 2020 10:02 PM EST

TOKYO — Japanese Emperor Naruhito and his family will not offer their New Year greetings from the palace balcony due to concerns over the country’s struggles with a resurgence of coronavirus infections. The Imperial Household Agency said in a statement Friday that the annual greetings on Jan. 2 will...

FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly, center, leads the team on to the field for an NCAA college football game against Pittsburgh in Pittsburgh. Kelly's second-ranked Fighting Irish visit No. 25 North Carolina on Friday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)

Week 13: Notre Dame-N Carolina; Iowa St-Texas top game menu

Nov. 26, 2020 9:18 PM EST

The jockeying for position begins in earnest now that the first College Football Playoff rankings are out. Among the four teams at the top, only Notre Dame (No. 2 CFP) is expected to face a strong challenge this week. Alabama (No. 1) hosts Auburn in the Iron Bowl rivalry, Clemson (No. 3) is at home against...

No. 1 Gonzaga defeats No. 6 Kansas 102-90; 3 Zags with 20+

Nov. 26, 2020 5:44 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Coach Mark Few and Gonzaga keep reaching new heights. While the top-ranked Bulldogs opened their season with a 102-90 victory over No. 6 Kansas, Few won his 600th game. “I got an ice shower in the locker, which I didn’t expect,” said Few, who has been at Gonzaga...

Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell, center, watches from the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Ames, Iowa. Iowa State won 45-0. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

No. 15 Iowa State visits Texas eyeing Big 12 title game shot

Nov. 26, 2020 2:00 AM EST

Some things to watch in the Big 12 Conference, which is down to four games this weekend after No. 14 Oklahoma's game at West Virginia was postponed because of positive COVID tests and contact tracing for the Sooners: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 Iowa State at No. 20 Texas in a matchup of teams trying to get into the...