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Dixon, Simmer, Wimbush win Comeback Player of Year honors

Dec. 18, 2018 1:59 PM EST

Kent State receiver Antwan Dixon, Dartmouth defensive lineman Seth Simmer and Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush are the first recipients of the Mayo Clinic college football Comeback Player of the Year Award. The new award recognizes college football players from FBS, FCS and lower divisions who overcome...

Ohio takes on slumping San Diego State in Frisco Bowl

Dec. 18, 2018 12:32 PM EST

Frisco Bowl: San Diego St. (7-5) vs. Ohio (8-4), Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Ohio by 3. Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Ohio and San Diego State have gotten to their bowl on different streaks. The Bobcats of the MAC have won two in a row and five of their last six. They are also trying to win...

New normal: Most recruits choosing to sign in December

Dec. 18, 2018 11:45 AM EST

College football fans used to treat the first Wednesday of February like a virtual national holiday. Now that recruiting ritual and all the madness surrounding it has shifted to December. Most schools are signing nearly all their incoming recruits the week before Christmas. The arrival of an early signing period...

Chinese internment camp factory sends sportswear to US

Dec. 18, 2018 9:32 AM EST

HOTAN, China (AP) — Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside. Behind locked gates, men and women are sewing sportswear that can end up...

TOP 25 THIS WEEK: Ranked teams getting pre-Christmas tests

Dec. 18, 2018 2:20 AM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The days leading up to Christmas are full of tests for some of the nation's top teams. The week's AP Top 25 schedule includes road games against ranked opponents for top-ranked Kansas and No. 14 Buffalo. Meanwhile, No. 2 Duke will meet No. 12 Texas Tech and No. 9 North Carolina faces...

Sam and Joey Hauser give No. 20 Marquette a brotherly boost

Dec. 18, 2018 2:19 AM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — There have been times when guard Markus Howard can't tell Marquette teammates Sam and Joey Hauser apart. They have similar builds and games, along with a familiarity on the floor that comes with playing a lot of basketball together. The brotherly bond has given a boost to the 20th-ranked...

Washington State hangs on late to beat Rider 94-80.

Dec. 18, 2018 2:18 AM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Robert Franks had 25 points, 12 rebounds and five assists as Washington State beat Rider 94-80 on Monday night. Marvin Cannon added 23 points, going 15 of 16 from the free-throw line, and CJ Elleby had 18 points and grabbed seven rebounds for Washington State (6-3). Jordan Allen...

Tinkle scores 21, Oregon State beats Pepperdine 82-67

Dec. 18, 2018 1:15 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State's Kylor Kelley acknowledged he was a little surprised Pepperdine kept attacking the rim, especially given the night he was having. "But they're just making strong moves, trying to foul me out, so props to them," he added. Kelley set a school record with nine blocks and...

Kopp, Law lead Northwestern rout of Chicago State, 88-46

Dec. 18, 2018 12:27 AM EST

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Coming off an extended break, Northwestern struggled through an uneven first few minutes on Monday night. Freshman Miller Kopp helped make sure the issues didn't last. Kopp scored a career-high 17 points and Vic Law added another 17 as the Wildcats defeated Chicago State 88-46. "I...

Brown, Carter have double-doubles as Seattle beats Portland

Dec. 18, 2018 12:14 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Terrell Brown and Myles Carter each had a double-double to help Seattle beat Portland 67-56 on Monday night. Seattle (10-3) is off to its best start since the 1968-69 season, when it finished at 19-8 after losing 75-73 to Weber State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Brown...