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Baylor's John Mayers (95) kicks the go-ahead field goal over Kansas State in the final seconds of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Waco, Texas. (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune Herald via AP)/

Mayers game-ending FG gives Baylor 32-31 win over K-State

Nov. 29, 2020 12:12 AM EST

WACO, Texas (AP) — Charlie Brewer confidently moved Baylor down the field and John Mayers kicked a 30-yard field goal on the final play. This was certainly a better way for the Bears to finish a game. Mayers’ kick gave the Bears a 32-31 win over Kansas State on a rainy Saturday, snapping a...

Baylor's Mark Vital (11) fouls Louisiana-Lafayette's Theo Akwuba during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

No. 2 Baylor wins delayed opener 112-82 over La-Lafayette

Nov. 28, 2020 11:08 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baylor’ hadn't been on a basketball court for a game in 266 days, until Saturday night. And it showed — for a moment. The Bears shook off a sluggish start to the season, MaCio Teague scored 21 points and No. 2 Baylor won its delayed season opener 112-82 over...

State quarterfinals set for small schools in Texas playoffs

Nov. 28, 2020 10:37 PM EST

Texas high school football playoff pairings, provided by Texas Football magazine and texasfootball.com, distributed by The Associated Press. CLASS 4A DIVISION I State Quarterfinals Canyon (11-1) vs. Springtown (11-2), 7 p.m. Friday at Midland’s Grande Communications Stadium Paris (9-4) vs. Argyle (13-0), 6...

Oklahoma State guard Cade Cunningham (2) drives past Texas Southern forward Galen Alexander during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Stillwater, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Freshmen duo lead Oklahoma State over Texas Southern 85-65

Nov. 28, 2020 10:02 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Cade Cunningham scored 20 points and fellow freshman Rondel Walker chipped in 19 points with three 3-pointers off the bench to help Oklahoma State beat Texas Southern 85-65 on Saturday night. Cunningham, the lone freshman selected to the Associated Press preseason All-America team,...

Arkansas beats North Texas 69-54

Nov. 28, 2020 8:35 PM EST

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Justin Smith scored 18 points, JD Notae added 16 and Arkansas never trailed Saturday night in a 69-54 win over North Texas. The Razorbacks (2-0) opened the second half with a 9-0 run to build their largest lead of the game at 47-27. The Mean Green (1-1) had runs of 7-0 and 9-0...

Coastal Carolina's Fred Payton (9) runs against Texas State during the second half of an NCAA college football game in San Marcos, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

No. 16 Coastal Carolina tops Texas State, wins Sun Belt East

Nov. 28, 2020 8:25 PM EST

SAN MARCOS. Texas (AP) — Coastal Carolina coach Jamey Chadwell was apprehensive because he is aware that when it rains, it pours. Coming off an emotional victory last week over Appalachian State, the No. 16 Chanticleers were on the road facing a Texas State team looking for a bright spot in a dismal...

McCormick runs for record 251 yards, UTSA beats North Texas

Nov. 28, 2020 6:51 PM EST

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Sincere McCormick ran 23 times for a program-record 251 yards with two TDs to help UTSA beat North Texas 49-17 on Saturday. It was the first 200-yard rushing game in UTSA’s 10-year history as McCormick broke his own single-game record of 197 yards rushing that he set in the season...

Harrell lifts Texas State past Texas A&M-CC 75-63

Nov. 28, 2020 6:41 PM EST

Mason Harrell scored 18 points as Texas State pulled away after halftime, defeating Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 75-63 on Saturday. Alonzo Sule added 14 points for Texas State (2-0), and Caleb Asberry added 12 on 4-for-4 shooting from beyond the 3-point arc. The Bobcats led 35-33 at the break, but began to pull...

Wells leads Texas-Arlington past Northwestern St. 80-71

Nov. 28, 2020 6:32 PM EST

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Shahada Wells had 15 points to lead five Texas-Arlington players in double figures as the Mavericks defeated Northwestern State 80-71 on Saturday. Patrick Mwamba and Fredelin De La Cruz both had double-doubles for the Mavericks (1-2) Mwamba had 13 points and 12 rebounds, De La Crus 12...

Rhea lifts Texas Rio Grande Valley past UTSA 81-64

Nov. 28, 2020 6:25 PM EST

EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Sean Rhea had a career-high 20 points as Texas Rio Grande Valley beat UTSA 81-64 on Saturday. Uche Dibiamaka had 15 points for Texas Rio Grande Valley (1-1). Quinton Johnson II added 13 points. Javon Levi had 12 points. Jordan Ivy-Curry had 12 points for the Roadrunners (1-1)....