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Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) looks to throw against Memphis during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Cincinnati. (Photo by Gary Landers)

Ridder drives No. 7 Bearcats to 49-10 rout of Memphis

Oct. 31, 2020 3:30 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder threw touchdown passes to three different receivers and ran for two and Jerome Ford also scored twice as the seventh-ranked Cincinnati Bearcats remained undefeated with a 49-10 win over the Memphis Tigers on Saturday. Playing in a Nippert Stadium nearly empty due to...

Tulane snaps skid with convincing 38-3 win over Temple

Oct. 31, 2020 3:28 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Michael Pratt threw for two touchdowns and ran for another and Tulane controlled Temple 38-3 on Saturday to end its three game losing streak. Pratt threw for 205 yards with 114 of it going to Deuce Watts. Pratt found Watts from 31 yards out with 5:36 left in the third quarter to put...

Coastal Carolina quarterback Grayson McCall passes for a touchdown as Georgia State linebacker Jordan Strachan (7) is blocked by offensive lineman Antwine Loper (72) during the first half of an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)

McCall, Heiligh lead No. 20 Chants to rout of Georgia State

Oct. 31, 2020 3:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Grayson McCall passed for 254 yards and four touchdowns, Jaivon Heiligh scored twice, and No. 20 Coastal Carolina cruised to a 51-0 victory over Georgia State on Saturday. CJ Marable added two rushing touchdowns and 100 all-purpose yards for the Chanticleers (6-0, 4-0 Sun Belt Conference)....

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Illinois Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Athletic director: Wisconsin has 22 positive COVID-19 cases

Oct. 31, 2020 2:49 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez says the total number of positive COVID-19 cases within the Badgers’ football program has increased to 22. Alvarez told ESPN’s “College GameDay” on Saturday that 12 football players and 10 staffers have tested...

Tulsa running back TK Wilkerson (21) leaps into the end zone for the go-ahead touchdown with under a minute left during an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in Tulsa, Okla. (Ian Maule/Tulsa World via AP)

AAC acknowledges replay mistake in East Carolina-Tulsa game

Oct. 31, 2020 2:44 PM EDT

The American Athletic Conference said Saturday that replay officials in the East Carolina-Tulsa game erred when overturning a fumble call that would have ended what turned out to the the Golden Hurricane’s game-winning drive. Tulsa scored the go-ahead touchdown with 29 seconds left Friday in what turned...

A photographer shoots pregame warmups near cardboard cutouts of fans before an NCAA college football game between Illinois and Purdue Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

The Latest: Illinois QB Peters among 2 to test positive

Oct. 31, 2020 12:31 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Illinois is playing Purdue without starting quarterback Brandon Peters and tight end Griffin Moore. Both tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday and will be sidelined 21 days per Big Ten protocol. Both would be eligible to...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) waves to fans after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Column: Lawrence just wanted to play, now he must watch

Oct. 31, 2020 12:25 PM EDT

Trevor Lawrence just wanted to play. All he could do Saturday was watch. The star quarterback of the nation's top-ranked college football team has joined millions of victims of the coronavirus pandemic, becoming another stark reminder of just how tenuous this season really is. A positive test this week forced...

A photographer has his temperature checked as he arrives for an NCAA college football game between Illinois and Purdue Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, in Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Illinois starting QB scratched after positive COVID test

Oct. 31, 2020 12:22 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois starting quarterback Brandon Peters was announced as a scratch shortly before kickoff against Purdue Saturday due to a positive COVID-19 test on Thursday. Illini backup quarterback Isaiah Washington also was lifted from the game due to “contact tracing...

Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) makes a pass during an NCAA college football game against Syracuse in Clemson, S.C., on Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Ken Ruinard/Pool Photo via AP)

Clemson coach: QB Lawrence doing 'great,' no new positives

Oct. 31, 2020 11:11 AM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence is doing “great” in isolation and the top-ranked Tigers had no additional COVID-19 cases since Lawrence's positive test, coach Dabo Swinney said Saturday. Swinney spoke on ESPN's “College GameDay” before No. 1 Clemson...

Maryland celebrate after defeating Minnesota during overtime of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020, in College Park, Md. Maryland won 45-44 in overtime. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Maryland shocks Minnesota 45-44 in OT on missed conversion

Oct. 31, 2020 9:40 AM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A back-and-forth game that featured comebacks by both teams, a dozen touchdowns and more than 1,100 yards in offense seemed destined to reach a second overtime before ending abruptly on — of all things — a botched conversion kick. Minnesota's Brock Walker sent an...