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Wyoming quarterback Levi Williams (15) throws down field against Georgia State in the first half of the Arizona Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Wyoming rolls over Georgia State 38-17 in Arizona Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 9:31 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Wyoming wanted to make the most of its bowl game after being passed over in the postseason last year. Giving a freshman quarterback his first career start didn't seem like the best approach to accomplishing that goal. Levi Williams handled it just fine and the Cowboys are riding off...

Wyoming faces Georgia State in Arizona Bowl

Dec. 30, 2019 1:01 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — ARIZONA BOWL: Wyoming (7-5, Mountain West) vs. Georgia State (7-5, Sun Belt), in Tucson, Arizona, Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. EST (CBS Sports Network). Line: Wyoming by 7. Series record: First meeting. WHAT'S AT STAKE Two of the nation's top running teams face each other in the desert...

Arizona hires Rhoads as defensive coordinator

Dec. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EST

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona has hired former Iowa State head coach Paul Rhoads as its defensive coordinator. The school announced Rhoads' hiring on Friday. He replaces Marcel Yates, who was fired with linebackers coach John Rushing on Oct. 30. Former NFL coach Chuck Cecil served as the Wildcats' interim...

Baylor head coach Scott Drew argues a foul call during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Arizona in Waco, Texas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth)

Butler trip to Baylor highlights Top 25 college hoops slate

Dec. 10, 2019 3:11 AM EST

Butler's trip to Baylor this week probably wouldn't have mentioned a merit when a list of intriguing nonconference matchups was generated before the college basketball season tipped off. Now, their game Tuesday night might well deserve top billing. The No. 18 Bulldogs, who finished with a losing record last...

Wyoming quarterback Tyler Vander Waal drops back to pass against Air Force in the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, at Air Force Academy, Colo. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Wyoming to face Georgia State in Arizona Bowl

Dec. 8, 2019 5:52 PM EST

Wyoming (7-5, Mountain West) vs Georgia State (7-5, Sun Belt), Dec. 31, 4:30 p.m. ET LOCATION: Tucson, Arizona TOP PLAYERS Wyoming: RB Xazavian Valladay, 1,061 yards and five TDs rushing; LB Logan Wilson, four interceptions and a TD. Georgia State: QB Dan Ellington, 2,291 yards passing, 26 total TDs; RB Tra...

Arizona State head coach Herm Edwards meets Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin at the center of the field after his team defeated Arizona 24-14 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Arizona State offensive coordinator Likens won’t return

Dec. 1, 2019 3:14 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State offensive coordinator Rob Likens will not return next season. Sun Devils coach Herm Edwards announced the decision on Sunday, a day after Arizona State beat rival Arizona 24-14. Edwards said receivers coach Charlie Fisher and tight ends coach Donnie Yantis also will not be...

Arizona coach Kevin Sumlin claps in support of his team's defense against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Sumlin to return as Arizona’s coach in 2020

Dec. 1, 2019 2:39 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona football coach Kevin Sumlin is returning for a third season in the desert. Arizona athletic director Dave Heeke made the announcement after the Wildcats’ 24-14 loss to rival Arizona State on Saturday night. Arizona failed to finish with a winning record or become bowl...

Arizona State's Eno Benjamin (3) is defended by Arizona's Anthony Pandy (8) and Christian Roland-Wallace (4) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 30, 2019, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

Arizona State grinds out 24-14 win over rival Arizona

Dec. 1, 2019 2:30 AM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State’s offense sputtered throughout the first half. The few times the Sun Devils had good field position or got a little momentum, they stalled and settled for field goals. When the second half started, they decided to stop trying to pick apart rival Arizona and just run...