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FILE - Ohio State wide receiver Chris Olave catches a touchdown pass in front of Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of the Sugar Bowl NCAA college football game in New Orleans, in this Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, file photo. After the announcements of quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the loss to Alabama in the national championship game, the Buckeyes got a huge “stay” in Chris Olave, last season’s leading receiver who as a junior was draft eligible. (AP Photo/Butch Dill, File)

Day encouraged by returning players who put off NFL dreams

Jan. 22, 2021 2:34 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State stars leaving early for the NFL happens every winter, but the bigger news this time might be about who decided to stay. After the expected announcements by quarterback Justin Fields, cornerback Shaun Wade and other early departures trickled out via social media after the...

The Latest: Oklahoma State-Oklahoma basketball game reset

Jan. 22, 2021 1:49 PM EST

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Oklahoma State says its home men’s basketball game against Oklahoma, originally scheduled for Jan. 16 in Stillwater, has been reset for Feb. 25. The game was postponed because of a positive COVID-19 test within the...

Bennett named new DC at North Texas, his 10th school in role

Jan. 22, 2021 1:12 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Phil Bennett was named Friday as the new defensive coordinator at North Texas, the 10th different school where he will coach in that role. Bennett had been out of college coaching since being Arizona State's defensive coordinator during the 2017 season, which followed six seasons as...

Tennessee forward John Fulkerson (10) dribbles past Florida center Jason Jitoboh (33) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 19. 2021, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Matt Stamey)

No. 6 Tennessee looks to rebound against No. 19 Missouri

Jan. 22, 2021 4:00 AM EST

A look at the weekend action around the Southeastern Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 6 Tennessee (10-2, 4-2 SEC) tries to rebound from a humbling loss with a visit to 19th-ranked Missouri in a matchup of two of the league's three ranked teams. The Volunteers fell 75-49 to a short-handed Florida team while...

Clemson head coach Brad Brownell talks to guard Al-Amir Dawes during the team's NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tech on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal Constitution via AP, Pool)

No. 20 Clemson's trip to FSU headlines ACC weekend slate

Jan. 22, 2021 2:40 AM EST

A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference: GAME OF THE WEEKEND No. 20 Clemson at Florida State. Saturday's game lost some luster after two straight losses by Brad Brownell's Tigers (9-3, 3-3), the first being a 35-point loss to No. 13 Virginia last weekend followed by Wednesday’s at...

Syracuse head coach Jim Boeheim adjusts his mask as his team plays against Pittsburgh during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2021, in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh won 96-76. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Syracuse sophomore center Jesse Edwards helps fill big void

Jan. 22, 2021 2:23 AM EST

When Syracuse center Bourama Sidibe was injured just four minutes into the season and the novel coronavirus was wreaking havoc with the team, the Orange were in a bad place. The 6-foot-10, 220-pound Sidibe, who excelled at the end of last season and figured to be an important piece of this year’s team, has...

Stevens, Colorado St. knock off Utah St. 84-76

Jan. 22, 2021 1:38 AM EST

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Isaiah Stevens scored 18 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and Colorado State knocked Utah State out of a first-place tie in the Mountain West Conference with an 84-76 win on Thursday night. Kendle Moore added 16 points for the Rams (11-3, 8-2), who lost to the Aggies 83-64 on...

SIU-Edwardsville wins in emotional return to basketball

Jan. 22, 2021 1:06 AM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Shamar Wright scored 14 points including a putback dunk with under a minute to go, Lamar Wright added a last-second free throw and Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville edged Tennessee State 67-65 Thursday night. The game was SIUE's first in 33 days as COVID-19 issues forced a...

Cool scores 17 to lead Idaho St. past Portland St. 64-57

Jan. 22, 2021 12:45 AM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tarik Cool registered 17 points as Idaho State beat Portland State 64-57 on Thursday night. Austin Smellie had 13 points and six rebounds for Idaho State (8-6, 5-2 Big Sky Conference), which earned its fourth straight road victory. Emmit Taylor III added 12 points. Robert Ford III had...

Shabazz leads San Francisco past Santa Clara 73-50

Jan. 22, 2021 12:42 AM EST

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Khalil Shabazz had 22 points, making 4 of 6 3-pointers, and had five steals and San Francisco defeated Santa Clara 73-50 on Thursday night. Dzmitry Ryuny had 15 points for San Francisco (10-7, 4-3 West Coast Conference). Jamaree Bouyea added 13 points. Josh Kunen had 10 points....