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West Virginia holds off Kansas 34-28 to become bowl-eligible

Nov. 27, 2021 22:50 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another score, and West Virginia held on to beat Kansas 34-28 on Saturday night and make the Mountaineers bowl-eligible. Winston Wright Jr. had two TD catches...

Cox, Southern Illinois knock off S. Dakota in FCS playoffs

Nov. 27, 2021 22:46 PM EST

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — Avante Cox had a career-high 10 receptions for 148 yards and a touchdown, Romeir Elliott scored on a 5-yard run midway through the fourth quarter and Southern Illinois beat South Dakota 22-10 on Saturday night in the first round of the FCS playoffs. ...

Kelley throws 4 TDs, SE Louisiana beats Florida A&M 38-14

Nov. 27, 2021 22:41 PM EST

HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Cole Kelley threw four touchdown passes and Southeastern Louisiana beat Florida A&M 38-14 on Saturday night in the first round of the Football Championship Series playoffs. Southeastern Louisiana (9-3) will move on to play third-seeded James...

Minnesota chops down No. 18 Wisconsin 23-13 to take back Axe

Nov. 27, 2021 22:08 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's fans gleefully converged on the field as Paul Bunyan's Axe was slowly paraded through the crowd, eager for a peek at this long-sought trophy that has gone so often to Wisconsin. The Gophers' defense swarmed the field like that all...

Jackson-Davis scores 43, Indiana tops Marshall 90-79

Nov. 27, 2021 21:45 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis scored a career-high 43 points and became the first Hoosier to score 40 or more points in a game in 27 years as Indiana pulled away from Marshall in the second half to post a 90-79 victory on Saturday night. Indiana has won...

Arizona State wins fifth straight against Arizona 38-15

Nov. 27, 2021 21:24 PM EST

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The question of whether Herm Edwards will continue as Arizona State's coach has been answered. There's no debating it now. Athletic director Ray Anderson told the team that Edwards will be back after the Sun Devils won their fifth straight against...

AP Top 25 Takeaways Harbaugh's breakthrough; Harsin's miscue

Nov. 27, 2021 21:21 PM EST

Jim Harbaugh has always been a good coach. Now he's a good coach who has finally beaten Ohio State. No. 6 Michigan vanquished the Buckeyes on Saturday, ending a losing streak that has defined the program and its coach. ...

Urban's 5 field goals send Grambling past Southern 29-26

Nov. 27, 2021 21:13 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Garrett Urban made all five of his field goal attempts and his 25-yarder with two seconds left sent Grambling to a 29-26 win over Southern on Saturday in the 48th annual Bayou Classic. Grambling (4-7, 3-5 Southwestern Athletic Conference) entered...

Michigan beats Ohio State 42-27, ends 8-game skid in rivalry

Nov. 27, 2021 20:50 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh got the win he wanted perhaps as desperately as any coach in sports. Hassan Haskins matched a school record with five rushing touchdowns and Aidan Hutchinson had three sacks to break a single-season program...

No. 3 Alabama rallies late, survives 4 OTs to beat Auburn

Nov. 27, 2021 20:49 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Pushed to the limits, Alabama delivered plays to celebrate in a stadium that has produced a few devastating ones. The result was another unforgettable Iron Bowl. John Metchie caught a scoring pass from Bryce Young in the fourth...