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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2020, file photo, Texas' Sam Ehlinger looks to pass against Baylor during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas. No. 15 Iowa State would reach the Big 12 championship game for the first time if can win at No.  20 Texas on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

No. 15 Iowa St can nab title game shot against No. 20 Texas

Nov. 26, 2020 10:15 AM EST

No. 15 Iowa State (6-2, 6-1 Big 12) at No. 20 Texas (5-2, 4-2), Friday at noon EST (ABC). Line: Texas by 2 1/2. Series record: Texas leads 14-3. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Iowa State, which hasn't won even a piece of a conference title since 1912, would reach the Big 12 championship game for the first time with a...

FILE - In this Nov. 21, 2020, file photo, Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Kansas State in Ames, Iowa. No. 15 Iowa State would reach the Big 12 championship game for the first time if can win at No.  20 Texas on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

No. 15 Iowa St would get title shot with win at No. 20 Texas

Nov. 26, 2020 10:14 AM EST

An Iowa State program that has alternately been an underdog and overachiever in its modest football history is on the cusp of going somewhere it's never gone before. Beat No. 20 Texas (5-2, 4-2) on Friday, and the 15th-ranked Cyclones (6-2, 6-1) are in the Big 12 championship game. Under fifth-year coach Matt...

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 2:17 AM 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...

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...

Bonton rallies Washington State past Texas Southern 56-52

Nov. 26, 2020 1:40 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Isaac Bonton scored 21 of his 28 points in the second half to rally Washington State past Texas Southern for a 56-52 win in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Bonton scored 16 points during the Cougars’ 19-3 run to take a 50-42 lead with 5:15 left in the game....

Texas A&M-CC defeats Texas A&M-International 64-53

Nov. 26, 2020 12:23 AM EST

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — Rasheed Browne had 20 points as Texas A&M-Corpus Christi got past Texas A&M-International 64-53 on Wednesday night. Jalen White had 14 points and 14 rebounds for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (1-0). Perry Francois added 12 points and seven rebounds. Jamyus Jones had 16...

Texas forward Gerald Liddell (0) battles for the ball against Texas Rio Grande Valley's Chris Freeman (0) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020 in Austin, Texas. (Ricardo B. Brazziell/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

No. 19 Texas opens with 91-55 win over Rio Grande Valley

Nov. 25, 2020 11:38 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas doesn't attract huge crowds for basketball, but COVID-19 restrictions and precautions left the No. 19 Longhorns with fewer fans than usual Wednesday night. “We have to create our own energy,” guard Courtney Ramey said. They did plenty of that. Ramey had 20 points...

Texas Tech forward Marcus Santos-Silva (14) and guard Mac McClung vie with Northwestern State forward Jamaure Gregg for a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Rogers)

No. 14 Texas Tech opens with 101-58 win over Northwestern St

Nov. 25, 2020 11:33 PM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Mac McClung and Marcus Santos-Silva fit right in with No. 14 Texas Tech when the transfers finally got to play a game for the Red Raiders. McClung scored 20 points while Santos-Silva had 10 points and 12 rebounds despite playing only 18 minutes as Texas Tech opened the season with a...

Freshman Miles, O'Bannon help TCU beat Houston Baptist 69-45

Nov. 25, 2020 11:30 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Freshman Mike Miles scored 13 points and Chuck O'Bannon had 11 points, nine rebounds and two steals to help TCU beat Houston Baptist 69-45 on Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams. Junior center Kevin Samuel had six points, 10 rebounds and three blocks. He has 165...

FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2019 file photo, immigrants seeking asylum walk at the ICE South Texas Family Residential Center, in Dilley, Texas. Late Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, the U.S. government appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

US will appeal order barring expulsions of migrant children

Nov. 25, 2020 11:30 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government on Wednesday appealed a judge's order barring the expulsions of immigrant children who crossed the border alone, a policy enacted during the coronavirus pandemic to deny the children asylum protections. Judge Emmet Sullivan issued a preliminary injunction on Nov. 18...