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Iowa State seeks 5th straight win over Kansas

Nov. 22, 2019 1:08 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — The last-second win over Texas was cathartic for an Iowa State team that had suffered a series of heartbreaking defeats. The Cyclones (6-4, 4-3 Big 12) will look to capitalize on that momentum — and clinch a third consecutive winning season — when they host Kansas (3-7, 1-6)...

No. 17 Cincinnati tries to clinch AAC East vs pesky Owls

Nov. 22, 2019 12:59 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The 17th-ranked Bearcats have been living on the edge. In their last two road games, they needed last-second field goals to beat East Carolina and South Florida. These ‘Cats have managed to stay alive in the American Athletic race, taking it down to the two final games. Cincinnati...

Sandusky being sentenced anew in Penn State sex abuse case

Nov. 22, 2019 12:56 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky entered court Friday in a yellow jumpsuit, hands cuffed in front of him, to be resentenced for sexually abusing children. Sandusky, 75, will be sentenced by Judge Maureen Skerda at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte. A...

Surging Illinois faces stern test on the road vs No. 19 Iowa

Nov. 22, 2019 12:54 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Illinois takes its stirring run in the Big Ten this season to another house of horrors on Saturday. No 19 Iowa has dominated the Fighting Illini over the past decade and has not lost to Illinois at home since 1999. Iowa also handed Illinois a 63-0 loss in Champaign a year ago, a...

Bowl eligibility looms large when Cougars host Beavers

Nov. 22, 2019 12:47 PM EST

The winner between Oregon State and Washington State on Saturday will become eligible to continue playing into the postseason, and one Cougar is guaranteeing it will be his team. Running back Max Borghi made the prediction after Washington State’s win last weekend over Stanford. “We just gotta carry...

Auburn retiring golden eagle mascot Nova

Nov. 22, 2019 12:34 PM EST

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn University is retiring its 20-year-old golden eagle mascot two years after it was grounded from flying at football games because of heart disease. A university statement issued Friday says the bird named Nova is being replaced by another golden eagle named Aurea that will become...

Vanderbilt prepares for ETSU, another dangerous running back

Nov. 22, 2019 12:31 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt is preparing for another opponent with a very dangerous running back in the Commodores’ final home game of the season. The Commodores allowed Kentucky to run for a season-high 401 yards in the Wildcats’ 38-14 win against Vanderbilt. On Saturday, the...

No. 14 Wisconsin seeks 14th straight victory over Purdue

Nov. 22, 2019 12:30 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has absolutely dominated Purdue of late. The Badgers have won 13 consecutive games against the Boilermakers, including six straight at Camp Randall Stadium. A year ago, Wisconsin needed every bit of three overtimes to eke out a victory at Purdue. “People don’t...

No. 8 Oklahoma must beware of dangerous TCU

Nov. 22, 2019 12:23 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma can’t rest now. Sandwiched between the largest comeback win in school history against Baylor and a showdown with in-state rival Oklahoma State is Saturday matchup with a TCU squad that is much more dangerous than its record indicates. Four of TCU’s five losses...

Tennessee, Missouri meet as they head in opposite directions

Nov. 22, 2019 12:21 PM EST

Tennessee’s road to a bowl bid is straightforward, whereas Missouri’s path looks a bit more complicated. Yet both stand just one win away from potential bowl eligibility as two teams headed in opposite directions prepare to face off Saturday at Missouri. Tennessee (5-5, 3-3 SEC) has won three...