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FILE - Arizona Cardinals head coach Kliff Kingsbury removes his mask to yell before an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Seattle.  The New England Patriots host the Cardinals on Sunday Nov. 29. With a win, Arizona can also add yet another blow to the New England’s fading playoff hopes. (AP Photo/Lindsey Wasson)

The Latest: Middle Tennessee-FAU football game canceled

Nov. 27, 2020 7:05 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Middle Tennessee has canceled Saturday’s home football game against Florida Atlantic due to COVID-19 cases, contact tracing and injuries inside the Blue Raiders. No makeup date has been set yet, and Middle Tennessee will...

Reese, Miller spark No. 12 Maryland women past Davidson

Nov. 27, 2020 6:05 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Angel Reese and Diamond Miller each scored 20 points, five Maryland players reached double figures and the No. 12 Terrapins broke away from Davidson after halftime for a 94-72 season-opening win on Friday at the Gulf Coast Challenge. Davidson was within 40-37 at halftime but Reese...

Ramirez leads No. 14 Arkansas women past Wake Forest 98-82

Nov. 27, 2020 1:54 PM EST

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Amber Ramirez scored 15 of her 22 points in the third quarter when No. 14 Arkansas took control en route to a 98-82 win over Wake Forest at the Gulf Coast Showcase on Friday. Ramirez made all six of her shots, including three 3-pointersg when the Razorbacks (2-0) outscored the Demon...

FILE - Baylor guard Jared Butler dribbles up court against Kansas during an NCAA college basketball game in Waco, Texas, in this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo. Baylor opens this season only one poll point behind top-ranked Gonzaga in in the AP Top 25.  (AP Photo/Ray Carlin, File)

The Latest: No. 2 Baylor hoops makes surprise trip to Vegas

Nov. 27, 2020 12:00 AM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ No. 2 Baylor made an unexpected Thanksgiving night flight to Las Vegas, where the Bears now hope to open their men’s basketball schedule with two games this weekend.. Baylor expects to play Saturday against an opponent...

Baylor forward Caitlin Bickle grabs a rebound next to Central Arkansas forward Jayla Cody, center right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)

No. 4 Baylor women used balanced offense to rout UCA 82-37

Nov. 25, 2020 11:30 PM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — NaLyssa Smith had 25 points and 15 rebounds and was one of five players scoring in double figures for No. 4 Baylor as the Lady Bears opened the season with an 82-37 win over Central Arkansas on Wednesday night. Caitlin Bickle also had a double-double her first career start for Baylor...

Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, center, uses a megaphone to yell out a play to her team during the first half against Cal Poly in an NCAA college basketball game in Stanford, Calif., Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 2 Stanford women get balanced effort, rout Cal Poly

Nov. 25, 2020 10:22 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Haley Jones felt all the nerves as if it were her first game as a freshman again last fall. It only took a few minutes and she found a nice groove. Jones scored on a layin 14 seconds into the game and wound up with 16 points and 10 rebounds playing for the first time in more than...

No. 5 Louisville tops SE Missouri State 74-53

Nov. 25, 2020 5:36 PM EST

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) — Olivia Cochran scored 17 points and Dana Evans added 15 to help No. 5 Louisville beat Southeast Missouri State 74-53 on Wednesday in the opener for both teams. The Cardinals were originally supposed to play Middle Tennessee on Wednesday, but that game was canceled because of...

Crutchfield clicks as NC State cruises past North Florida

Nov. 25, 2020 5:12 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Kai Crutchfield scored 21 points and No. 8 North Carolina State opened the season with impressive shooting in a 93-65 victory against North Florida on Wednesday. Jada Boyd had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Jakia Brown-Turner scored 13 points and Elissa Cunane posted 12 points for the...

No. 16 Hoosier women flex in 100-51 season-opening win

Nov. 25, 2020 4:39 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Mackenzie Holmes scored a career-high 26 points on perfect shooting from the floor, Grace Berger posted the first triple-double in program history and No. 16 Indiana defeated Eastern Kentucky 100-51 in a season opener Wednesday living up to preseason hype. The Hoosiers showed why...

Kentucky coach Elzy suspends All-American Howard, Wyatt

Nov. 25, 2020 4:09 PM EST

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky interim women's basketball coach Kyra Elzy suspended All-America guard Rhyne Howard for two games and guard Tatyana Wyatt for three on Wednesday, just hours before the No. 11 Wildcats were to begin their season against Murray State. Howard, a junior, was suspended for not...