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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Don’t play blame game with Tua’s injury

Nov. 17, 2019 2:10 AM EST

The only foolproof way to avoid being injured playing football is to not play at all. Alabama star Tua Tagovailoa started Saturday at Mississippi State, a week after he looked gimpy on a surgically repaired ankle but played great against LSU. The junior quarterback seemed done for the day with the Crimson Tide up...

No. 17 Cincinnati rallies to beat South Florida 20-17

Nov. 17, 2019 12:16 AM EST

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — No. 17 Cincinnati’s latest fourth-quarter comeback had a familiar ending. Sam Crosa kicked a 37-yarder field goal as time expired Saturday night, giving the Bearcats a 20-17 victory over South Florida and at least a share of the American Athletic Conference East division title. It...

Heat stay perfect at home, beat Pelicans 109-94

Nov. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — There were calls that Miami coach Erik Spoelstra didn’t like. Just not many of them. The Heat set a franchise record by fouling only six times, Jimmy Butler shook off a pregame illness to flirt with a triple-double and Miami remained unbeaten at home by beating the undermanned New...

Williams, Simons carry Kent St. past Wright St. 72-71

Nov. 16, 2019 10:20 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Danny Pippen buried a 3-pointer with 10 seconds remaining and Kent State, which trailed by 16 points in the first half, defeated Wright State 72-71 on Saturday night. Leading 68-66 with 35 seconds to go, Bill Wampler hit two free throws for Wright State. Kent State’s Troy Simons...

Fields 4 TD passes, No. 2 Ohio State beats Rutgers 56-21

Nov. 16, 2019 9:13 PM EST

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Fresh off another rout, Justin Fields and No. 2 Ohio State was looking ahead. Because chances are the next couple of games figure to be a bit tougher for the Buckeyes. Fields threw for a career-high 305 yards and matched his best with four touchdown passes as Ohio State romped over...

Dayton rides Toppin to 90-61 win over Charleston Southern

Nov. 16, 2019 9:04 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin posted his second double-double in as many games and Dayton cruised to a 90-61 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday. Toppin scored 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Flyers (2-0), who had all five starters score in double figures. Ryan Mikesell and Rodney...

Hillman nets 28, No. 24 Michigan women turn back Zips 80-71

Nov. 16, 2019 4:57 PM EST

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Naz Hillman scored 28 points and No. 24 Michigan rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Akron 80-71 in the Akron Classic on Saturday. The Wolverines trailed 58-55 heading into the fourth quarter but scored 12 straight points and turned that into a 17-2 run to lead 74-63 with 2:49 to...

Saunders, Littleson carry Toledo past Robert Morris 70-56

Nov. 16, 2019 4:49 PM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Keshaun Saunders had 18 points as Toledo defeated Robert Morris 70-56 in the Rockets’ home opener on Saturday. Spencer Littleson added 17 points for the Rockets, while Luke Knapke chipped in 15. Knapke also had 12 rebounds and three assists. Marreon Jackson had seven assists for...

Bey’s 19 points lead No. 10 Villanova over Ohio 78-54

Nov. 16, 2019 3:19 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Less than 72 hours after a humbling loss to one team from Ohio, Villanova used two of its young standouts to win against another squad from the Buckeye State. Saddiq Bey scored 19 points and Justin Moore added 18 to lead No. 10 Villanova past Ohio 78-54 on Saturday. The win came after a...

Brown leads Miami (Ohio) past Alabama A&M 79-63

Nov. 16, 2019 3:00 PM EST

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Dalonte Brown recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds to lead Miami (Ohio) to a 79-63 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday. Dae Dae Grant had 15 points for the RedHawks (2-1) with Isaiah Coleman-Lands adding 12 and Nike Sibande 10. Miami trailed 32-29 at the half, shooting 30 percent. The...