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AP Top 25 Takeaways: When good isn't good enough, switch QBs

Sep. 23, 2018 1:12 AM EDT

Making a quarterback switch with a good team can be a tricky maneuver. But sometimes good isn't good enough. No. 8 Notre Dame made the move Saturday at Wake Forest. No. 21 Miami did the same, with the relative ease you might expect against Florida International. Meanwhile, the QB rotation continued at No. 3...

Mariners eliminated from race despite 13-0 rout of Rangers

Sep. 23, 2018 12:41 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Marco Gonzales has himself in position for an upbeat finish to easily the best season of his career. Now the Seattle left-hander knows for sure his final start, if he gets another one, won't have any impact on the postseason. Robinson Cano broke a scoreless tie with a three-run...

Astros rally for 9 runs in 8th, beats Angels 10-5

Sep. 23, 2018 12:34 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager A.J. Hinch said the top of the eighth inning on Saturday night was one of the ugliest innings the Astros have had all season. The bottom half of the inning was easily one of the team's best innings of the year. Justin Verlander struck out 11 in six dominant innings, Jose...

Bowman leads Texas Tech past No. 15 Oklahoma State, 41-17

Sep. 23, 2018 12:11 AM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury admitted he didn't know how good Alan Bowman was when he put the freshman into the season opener after an injury to starter McLane Carter. Kingsbury and the rest of the Red Raiders have a pretty good idea what Bowman is capable of these days. Led by...

Virgil leads SE Louisiana to 1st win, beating Lamar 30-24

Sep. 22, 2018 11:55 PM EDT

BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) — Chason Virgil threw for 285 yards and two touchdowns as Southeastern Louisiana held on to get its first win of the season, a 30-24 victory over Lamar on Saturday night. The Lions (1-3, 1-1 Southland Conference) bounced back after suffering a 33-25 loss to Central Arkansas last week...

Houston has 671 yards of offense, routs Texas Southern 70-14

Sep. 22, 2018 11:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — D'Eriq King accounted for four touchdowns as Houston scored on its first six possessions and routed Texas Southern 70-14 on Saturday night. Houston (3-1) put up a program-best 671 yards of offense against Texas Southern (1-3). The Cougars lead the nation with four straight games with 550...

Texas ends 4-year skid against No. 17 TCU 31-16

Sep. 22, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas ended four years of humiliation at the hands of TCU and put the rest of the Big 12 on notice: Yes, these Longhorns may indeed be back among the conference title contenders. With two straight wins over ranked opponents — including Saturday's emphatic 31-16 victory over the...

Blumrick leads SF Austin to 1st win, beats Abilene Christian

Sep. 22, 2018 11:34 PM EDT

NACOGDOCHES, Texas (AP) — Jake Blumrick passed for 258 yards and one score as Stephen F. Austin defeated Abilene Christian 24-21 on Saturday night, giving interim head coach Jeff Byrd his first win as a Lumberjack. Stephen F. Austin (1-2, 1-1 Southland Conference) which had a game against Tarleton State...

Sackett boots 3 long FGs, UTSA holds off Texas State 25-21

Sep. 22, 2018 11:32 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Lorenzo Dantzler returned a fumble 27 yards for a touchdown and Jared Sackett kicked three long field goals as UTSA held off Texas State, 25-21 in a nonconference game Saturday. The Roadrunners now have won all three meetings with the Bobcats. On the first series of the game, Texas...

Easly leads North Texas to 4th win, 47-7 over Liberty

Sep. 22, 2018 11:17 PM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Loren Easly rushed for 177 yards and two touchdowns as North Texas jumped out to an early lead and coasted to a 47-7 victory over Liberty on Saturday night to remain undefeated on the season. Mason Fine hit Jaelon Darden on a 6-yard TD toss and found Rico Bussey Jr. on a 22-yard...