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Willis scores 3 TDs in his Liberty debut, Flames win 30-24

Sep. 19, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Malik Willis rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns in his Liberty debut as the Flames opened their season with a 30-24 victory over Western Kentucky on Saturday. Willis, a backup quarterback at Auburn for two seasons before transferring and sitting out last year, ran for two...

The second first day of school two students wearing protective face coverings have a conversation before the start of the first class during the coronavirus pandemic on the Gila Ridge High School campus, Thursday morning, Sept. 17, 2020, in Yuma, Ariz. (Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP)

The Latest: Arizona health officials adjust virus case count

Sep. 19, 2020 3:42 PM EDT

PHOENIX — Arizona health officials on Saturday reported 610 additional coronavirus cases and 16 deaths, increasing the statewide totals to 213,551 confirmed cases and 5,467 deaths. According to Johns Hopkins University data analyzed by The Associated Press, the seven-day rolling average of daily new cases...

Cincinnati tight end Josh Whyle, left, grabs a pass over Austin Peay defensive back Kam Ruffin during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)

No. 13 Cincinnati rolls past Austin Peay 55-20 in opener

Sep. 19, 2020 3:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerrid Doaks scored four touchdowns, including a career-high three rushing TDs, and No. 13 Cincinnati beat Austin Peay 55-20 on Saturday in the Bearcats' season opener. Desmond Ridder passed for 196 yards and two TDs for Cincinnati in a game that originally was scheduled for Sept. 3. It...

Boston College tight end Hunter Long (80) catches a touchdown pass against Duke Blue cornerback Leonard Johnson (33) during the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Durham, N.C. (Nell Redmond/Pool Photo via AP)

Jurkovec helps BC beat Duke 26-6 in Hafley’s debut

Sep. 19, 2020 3:33 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Phil Jurkovec threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, Zay Flowers had 162 receiving yards, and Boston College beat Duke 26-6 on Saturday to give Jeff Hafley a win in his first game as a head coach. Hafley, who served as Ohio State’s co-defensive coordinator and secondary coach...

FILE- In this Nov. 30, 2019, file photo, Ohio State, left, and Michigan players line up at the line of scrimmage in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Ann Arbor, Mich. The Big Ten's third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference's regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Michigan-Ohio State finale highlights 3rd Big Ten schedule

Sep. 19, 2020 3:29 PM EDT

The Big Ten’s third football schedule of the 2020 season is highlighted by Michigan-Ohio State on Dec. 12, the final day of the conference’s regular-season and the latest date the rivals have ever played. The Big Ten released an eight-games-in-eight-weeks schedule on Saturday that will start the...

Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) throws a pass as Syracuse defensive lineman Kingsley Jonathan (9) pressures during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

No. 25 Pitt overcomes mistakes, slips by Syracuse 21-10

Sep. 19, 2020 3:23 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, and No. 25 Pittsburgh's defense did the rest as the Panthers beat Syracuse 21-10 on Saturday. Pitt (2-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) limited the Orange (0-2, 0-2) to 171 total yards, 69 of them coming on backup...

FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2019, file photo, Florida State head football coach Mike Norvell speaks at n during an NCAA college football press conference in Tallahassee, Fla. Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami. He released a statement Saturday, Sept. 19, 2020 saying he tested positive Friday. His wife and daughter tested negative Saturday morning, he said. (AP Photo/Phil Sears,  File)

FSU coach Norvell tests positive for virus before Miami

Sep. 19, 2020 2:47 PM EDT

Florida State coach Mike Norvell has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach the Seminoles in-person this week as they prepare for Miami. Norvell released a statement Saturday saying he tested positive a day earlier but is feeling fine. He said his wife and daughter tested negative Saturday. Florida State...

McCall, Coastal Carolina beat Campbell for 2-0 start

Sep. 18, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Grayson McCall threw for 273 yards and two touchdowns in his second career start and Coastal Carolina beat Campbell 43-21 on Friday night. C.J. Marable and Shermari Jones each had short touchdown runs in the first quarter and Jaivon Heiligh added a 21-yard touchdown grab in the second...

A bicyclist makes his way past Baylor University's McLane Stadium, Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Waco, Texas.  Baylor’s season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two FBS NCAA college football games postponed Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, the day before before they were supposed play.  (Rod Aydelotte/Waco Tribune-Herald via AP)

Baylor-Houston, FAU-Ga Southern postponed day before games

Sep. 18, 2020 9:27 PM EDT

Baylor's season opener against Houston, scheduled less than a week ago, was one of two Bowl Subdivision games postponed Friday — the day before before they were supposed to play. Florida Atlantic's opener against Georgia Southern was postponed earlier in the day, following the results of FAU's COVID-19...

Ronnie Hogue dies, UGa's 1st Black scholarship hoops player

Sep. 18, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Ronnie Hogue, the first Black scholarship athlete on the Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team, died Friday, the school announced. He was 69. Hogue was a native of Washington, D.C., and lived in Maryland. No cause of death was given. Arriving at Georgia in 1969, Hogue averaged 20.5...