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The Miami defense pressures Virginia quarterback Brennan Armstrong (5) on a keeper in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game in Miami Gardens, Fla., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (Al Diaz/Miami Herald via AP)

No. 15 North Carolina looks to flip the script vs Virginia

Oct. 29, 2020 9:56 AM EDT

No. 15 North Carolina to turn things around this time in their matchup with Virginia. The Tar Heels have lost three straight to the Cavaliers and Brown is just 3-8 in the Atlantic Coast Conference matchup with the defending Coastal Division champions. But the slumping Cavaliers (1-4, 1-4 Atlantic Coast...

North Carolina head coach Mack Brown is seen during the second half of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

No. 15 UNC, struggling Virginia to meet for 125th time

Oct. 29, 2020 4:00 AM EDT

Here are some things to watch in Week 8 of ACC conference play: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 15 North Carolina at Virginia. Long billed as the south's oldest rivalry, the 125th meeting of the programs comes in prime time with both schools looking to get back on track. The Tar Heels (4-1, 4-1 ACC) climbed as high as No. 5...

Notre Dame quarterback Ian Book (12) gets a pass away as Pittsburgh defensive lineman Rashad Weaver (17) and the Pitt defense pressure him during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

No. 4 Notre Dame passing game picking up with Ga Tech next

Oct. 29, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Five games in and a little over a week away from its showdown with top-ranked Clemson, No. 4 Notre Dame’s passing attack is beginning to show life again heading into Saturday’s game at Georgia Tech. Few expected the Fighting Irish to struggle there, particularly with...

Iowa quarterback Spencer Petras (7) looks to throw against Purdue during the second quarter of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Hawkeyes host Northwestern with sense of urgency after loss

Oct. 29, 2020 2:05 AM EDT

Kirk Ferentz's best Iowa teams tend to improve by the week, which means the Hawkeyes better get going if they want to be a factor in the Big Ten West. The timetable is accelerated this season because of the conference's shortened schedule. Ferentz is looking for his team to make a big jump at home against...

Purdue wide receiver Milton Wright (0) celebrates a touchdown by Purdue wide receiver David Bell (3) during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against Iowa in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. Purdue defeated Iowa 24-20. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue wary of Illini as Boilermakers try to go 2-0

Oct. 29, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Purdue is fresh off a minor upset over Iowa. Illinois is reeling from a 45-7 drubbing at Wisconsin. Purdue coach Jeff Brohm made it clear the Boilermakers are taking nothing for granted when the two teams meet on Saturday. “Illinois is a team that put it to us last year, pure...

Arkansas coach Sam Pittman, center, talks with an official during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)

No. 8 Texas A&M looks for 9th straight victory over Arkansas

Oct. 29, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

Arkansas has won two Southeastern Conference games this season after going winless in the league the past two years. After snapping their streak of conference futility, the Razorbacks (2-2) will attempt to end another long skid when they visit No. 8 Texas A&M (3-1) on Saturday. The Aggies have won eight...

Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields throws a pass against Nebraska during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 3 Buckeyes look to keep rolling at No. 18 Penn State

Oct. 29, 2020 2:03 AM EDT

Here are things to watch during the second week of play in the Big Ten Conference: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 3 Ohio State at No. 18 Penn State. The Buckeyes are coming off a 35-point win over Nebraska and are a double-digit road favorite against the Nittany Lions. Justin Fields, superb in his season debut, can...

Texas' Sam Ehlinger (11) scrambles against Baylor's Jairon McVea (42) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Oct. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

No. 6 Oklahoma St and Texas always seem close in Big 12 play

Oct. 29, 2020 2:02 AM EDT

Some things to watch in the Big 12 on the last Saturday of October, when No. 6 Oklahoma State and No. 16 Kansas State, the only teams still without a conference loss, will try to stay that way before meeting a week later. GAME OF THE WEEK Texas at No. 6 Oklahoma State. There have been a lot of close games in this...

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)

No. 9 Wisconsin cancels Nebraska game; Chryst tests positive

Oct. 28, 2020 10:31 PM EDT

The pandemic hit Big Ten football just two weeks into its season Wednesday as No. 9 Wisconsin canceled its game at Nebraska and paused team activities for at least a week after a dozen people in the program — including coach Paul Chryst — tested positive for COVID-19. Athletic director Barry Alvarez...

Baylor seniors injured in practice collision

Oct. 28, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor women’s basketball players DiDi Richards and Moon Ursin were injured in a collision in practice Wednesday. Richards sustained a Spinal Cord Injury Without Radiographic Abnormality (SCIWORA) according to a statement from the school. That is a shock to the spinal cord that...