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Johnson, Dicker lead Texas past Kansas State 22-17

Nov. 26, 2021 17:31 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Roschon Johnson came to Texas as a quarterback, converted quickly to running back, and under difficult circumstances he worked at both positions on Friday. Johnson, a junior, ran for a career-best 179 yards, Cameron Dicker...

West Virginia's bowl hopes resting on trip to Kansas

Nov. 26, 2021 03:17 AM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — West Virginia has gone through a rollercoaster of a season that includes soaring wins over Virginia Tech and Iowa State and crushing losses to Maryland and Texas Tech, and it all leaves the Mountaineers with everything on the line Saturday. Knock...

New transfer rule leads to fast turnarounds for hoops teams

Nov. 25, 2021 16:26 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — When Richard Pitino took over the downtrodden University of New Mexico men's basketball program last March at the start of the pandemic, he couldn't hit the recruiting trail to improve a team rich in tradition and light on recent success. His...

Texas hosts K-State, playing for pride in Sark's 1st season

Nov. 25, 2021 03:26 AM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — One team is left playing for pride to finish out an otherwise miserable season. The other would like to be the one to put a bow on all that misery. Texas (4-7, 2-6 Big 12) and Kansas State ( 7-4, 4-4) meet Friday with the Longhorns in a six-game...

Smith LB to RB to lead Big 12 quintet of 1,000-yard rushers

Nov. 23, 2021 17:45 PM EST

Abram Smith was tackling Big 12 running backs at the end of last season as a starting linebacker for Baylor. He is now bruising defenders as the league's leading rusher. Breece Hall has rushed for a touchdown in 23 consecutive games for Iowa State,...

Top rivalries: Iron Bowl, The Game, Army-Navy, Red River

Nov. 23, 2021 15:04 PM EST

The best college football rivalries can change over time depending on the state of the programs involved. Go back 25 or 30 years and Miami-Florida State probably would have been near the top of most lists. Nowadays, while still heated and entertaining, ‘Canes-’Noles...

West Virginia beats Texas, Longhorns' bowl hopes dashed

Nov. 20, 2021 20:02 PM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Suddenly, Texas has just a week left in a stunningly bad season under first-year coach Steve Sarkisian. West Virginia will get one more chance to avoid joining the Longhorns in ending the year in late November. Jarret Doege...

Week 12 preview: Power 5 league title matchups taking shape

Nov. 19, 2021 04:56 AM EST

With two weeks left in the regular season, top-ranked Georgia is the only Power Five team to have clinched a spot in its conference championship game. More tickets to title games should be punched this weekend. Second-ranked Alabama (9-1, 5-1, No. 2...

Kansas back in Texas to face TCU after epic win over 'Horns

Nov. 18, 2021 14:18 PM EST

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Kansas is coming back to Texas after ending a 56-game Big 12 road losing streak a week ago in the Lone Star State. Since that victory was a potentially program-altering thriller in overtime at the Texas Longhorns, the Jayhawks face quite a task...

Texas, West Virginia need to win out to become bowl eligible

Nov. 18, 2021 11:02 AM EST

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Disappointing football seasons for Texas and West Virginia have come down to this: Win twice or stay home. Both need two victories to at least make something out of their respective messes by becoming bowl eligible. One of...