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Harper, Young and Mathis lead No. 24 Rutgers past Hofstra

Nov. 29, 2020 9:14 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers has picked up where it left off before the coronavirus ended its season last spring — pushing hard for a long-elusive NCAA Tournament bid. Ron Harper Jr. had 15 points and nine rebounds, Jacob Young had 17 points and No. 24 Rutgers beat Hofstra 70-56 on Sunday....

Baylor's Mark Vital (11) celebrates after a play against Washington during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

No. 2 Baylor wins again without Drew, routing Washington

Nov. 29, 2020 9:06 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Baylor assistant coach Jerome Tang is directing the Bears while head coach Scott Drew is in a 10-day isolation period after testing positive for COVID-19. So after the second-ranked Bears let Louisiana-Lafayette score 82 points on 52% shooting Saturday, Tang said he wasn’t “a...

Notre Dame head coach Niele Ivey yells to players during an NCAA college basketball game against Miami (Ohio) on Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in South Bend, Ind. (Robert Franklin/South Bend Tribune via AP)

Notre Dame women give Ivey her first head coaching win

Nov. 29, 2020 6:30 PM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Destinee Walker scored 24 points, Maddy Westbeld added 19 plus nine rebounds and Notre Dame gave new head coach Niele Ivey her first victory, 88-68 over Miami (Ohio) on Sunday. Ivey took over for Hall of Famer Muffet McGraw, who retired with 939 career wins. Ivey's Fighting Irish...

Texas A&M guard Savion Flagg (1) drives the lane against New Orleans forward LaDarius Marshall (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Craft)

Jackson scores career-high 28, Texas A&M opens with win

Nov. 29, 2020 5:54 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Quenton Jackson scored a career-high 28 points and grabbed seven rebounds, Andre Gordon added 15 points and Texas A&M opened its season with an 82-53 victory over New Orleans on Sunday. Jackson scored 13 of Texas A&M’s opening 16 points and finished the half...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2020, file photo, Vanderbilt head coach Derek Mason looks on from the sideline during an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt women's soccer goalkeeper Sarah Fuller has practiced with the football team, and coach Derek Mason says she's an option at kicker Saturday against Missouri. (AP Photo/Wade Payne, File)

Vanderbilt fires coach Derek Mason in his 7th season

Nov. 29, 2020 3:35 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt fired coach Derek Mason on Sunday after losing the first eight games of his seventh season, and offensive coordinator Todd Fitch will serve as the interim coach. “While this was a difficult decision, but I know this change is necessary," athletic director Candice...

Vanderbilt fires football coach Derek Mason after losing first eight games of his seventh season

Nov. 29, 2020 2:19 PM EST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt fires football coach Derek Mason after losing first eight games of his seventh season.

Bob Miller, "Whiz Kid" Phillie, Titans' coach, dies at 94

Nov. 28, 2020 6:17 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Bob Miller, a right-hander for the Philadelphia Phillies’ 1950 “Whiz Kids” National League pennant winner who went on to coach alma mater Detroit Mercy for 36 years, died Saturday. He was 94. Miller's family told Detroit Mercy the funeral will be limited to family, with...

Vanderbilt's Sarah Fuller, right, kicks off as Ryan McCord (27) holds to start the second half of an NCAA college football game against Missouri Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Columbia, Mo. With the kick, Fuller became the first female to play in a Southeastern Conference football game. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)

Vanderbilt K Fuller becomes first woman to play in Power 5

Nov. 28, 2020 6:12 PM EST

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sarah Fuller was playing around with a teammate a couple months ago when she kicked a soccer ball through the uprights from 45 yards away. She joked about being able to kick a football with teammates during the Southeastern Conference soccer tournament. On Saturday, she made history. ...

Detroit Lions owner Sheila Ford Hamp, left, reacts after an incomplete pass by the Lions in the fourth quarter of an NFL game against the Houston Texans at Ford Field in Detroit, Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020. (Mike Mulholland/The Grand Rapids Press via AP)

Detroit Lions fire coach Matt Patricia and GM Bob Quinn

Nov. 28, 2020 5:22 PM EST

Matt Patricia opened his final postgame news conference with the Detroit Lions by thanking his wife and children for their support. Patricia probably knew what was coming. His boss, general manager Bob Quinn, might not have expected the same fate. The Lions fired Patricia and Quinn, who hired the coach to replace...

Florida tight end Kyle Pitts (84) scores a touchdown during an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Gainesville, Fla., Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. (Brad McClenny/The Gainesville Sun via AP)

Pitts scores 3 TDs in return, No. 6 Florida tops Kentucky

Nov. 28, 2020 4:56 PM EST

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Pitts was feeling a little jittery before his first game in three weeks. His chest “got hot" and his heart started beating fast. Once he stepped on the field and saw one-on-one coverage, his eyes had to widen as well. Pitts scored three touchdowns in his return from a...