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Mutts' near triple double sends Va. Tech past Syracuse

Jan. 28, 2023 21:33 PM EST

BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Grant Basile scored 25 points and Hunter Catoor scored 20 points and Virginia Tech used the first half to blow past Syracuse for an 85-70 win on Saturday night. Catoor made five of his six 3-pointers in the first half and 6-foot-7 forward Justyn Mutts...

Hurts, Purdy set for college-era rematch in NFC title tilt

Jan. 28, 2023 10:30 AM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jalen Hurts and Brock Purdy could be primed for a shootout in the NFC championship game. It's the first time Hurts — the league MVP finalist for the Philadelphia Eagles — and Purdy, the “ Mr. Irrelevant ” rookie sensation for the San Francisco 49ers,...

Iowa State OC Scheelhaase to coach QBs

Jan. 27, 2023 11:13 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State coach Matt Campbell said Friday that offensive coordinator Nate Scheelhaase will coach the quarterbacks after position coach Joel Gordon left for South Florida. Scheelhaase, who had coached running backs and receivers since he arrived in Ames in 2018,...

No. 15 UNC women beat Pitt 72-57 behind big 4th quarter

Jan. 26, 2023 20:06 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Deja Kelly scored 23 points, Kennedy Todd-Williams added 22 points and No. 15 North Carolina used a big fourth quarter to beat Pittsburgh 72-57 on Thursday night. It was tied at 44-all after three quarters until North Carolina opened the fourth on a 17-1 run to...

Efficient offense has No. 16 Marquette chasing league title

Jan. 26, 2023 17:29 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As they walk along the hallway leading up to the men’s basketball office each day, Marquette’s players can stare at the walls and see photographs celebrating the greatest teams in program history. The last team featured is the squad that won a share of the Big...

Audit: LSU discovered $1M overpayment to Kelly in 2022

Jan. 25, 2023 20:25 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU accidentally overpaid Tigers football coach Brian Kelly by $1 million during the first year of a 10-year, $100 million contract, but discovered the error and has moved to correct it, the Louisiana Legislative Auditor's office said Wednesday. Kelly was...

Washington St's Jake Dickert agrees to extension through '27

Jan. 25, 2023 16:53 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State coach Jake Dickert has agreed to a contract extension that will keep him tied to the Cougars through the 2027 season. The school announced Dickert’s extension Wednesday but did not release the financial terms. Dickert’s previous deal was...

Well-traveled Jurkovec happy to come home to Pittsburgh

Jan. 25, 2023 16:12 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Phil Jurkovec committed to Notre Dame as a sophomore in high school back in the spring of 2016, a decision the quarterback described as difficult because it meant choosing the Fighting Irish over the hometown Pittsburgh Panthers. It was understandable at the time....

Tennessee gives Josh Heupel big pay raise to $9 million

Jan. 24, 2023 15:35 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee gave coach Josh Heupel a big raise that puts him among the highest-paid coaches in college football after he led the Volunteers to their best season in more than 20 years. Heupel will make $9 million per year through the 2028 football season under...

AP source: Bill O'Brien agrees to return as Patriots OC

Jan. 24, 2023 14:50 PM EST

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Bill O’Brien has agreed to return to the Patriots as their offensive coordinator, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Tuesday. The person spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity because the deal hasn’t been finalized. ...