College sports

Tennessee guard Admiral Schofield (5) blocks the shot of Wake Forest guard Chaundee Brown (23) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Shawn Millsaps)
December 22, 2018 - 2:07 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Grant Williams' knack for making baskets while drawing contact keeps paying dividends for Tennessee. Williams had 22 points and 10 rebounds as No. 3 Tennessee trounced Wake Forest 83-64 on Saturday for its sixth consecutive victory. The Southeastern Conference scoring leader...
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BYU coach Kalani Sitake receives the the trophy full of potatoes from Kevin McDonald, executive director of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl, after BYU's 49-18 win over Western Michigan in the NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 21, 2018, in Boise, Idaho. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)
December 21, 2018 - 5:49 pm
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — At the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl pregame press conference Thursday, BYU coach Kalani Sitake set high expectations when asked about how he thought quarterback Zach Wilson would play. "Perfectly," Sitake said jokingly. "That's what I'm praying for, perfect play from everyone."...
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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2017, file photo, Miami head coach Mark Richt enters the field during the second half of the Orange Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin, in Miami Gardens, Fla. Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract each year. As college football’s early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn’t in the top 30 of the team standings in composite rankings of recruiting sites compiled by 247Sports. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper, File)
December 21, 2018 - 5:11 pm
Some traditional recruiting heavyweights have plenty of work to do in the next several weeks to sign the level of talent they usually attract. As college football's early signing period concluded Friday, Southern California was outside the top 20 and Miami wasn't in the top 30 in composite rankings...
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FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2018, file photo, Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson (2) throws against Indiana in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Indiana in Ann Arbor, Mich. Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. The quarterback announced his decision on Twitter. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 21, 2018 - 3:33 pm
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 8 Michigan will be short-handed against No. 10 Florida in the Peach Bowl. Just not at quarterback. Shea Patterson is returning for his senior season at Michigan instead of entering the NFL draft. "There is absolutely nothing like playing in the Big House in front of the...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, file photo, Florida International running back Anthony Jones catches a pass during an NCAA college football practice at Ocean Bank Field at FIU Stadium, in Miami. Jones and a teammate were hurt in a drive-by shooting on Sept. 6, 2018. Jones' wounds have healed and he's playing in the Bahamas Bowl on Friday, Dec. 21, as FIU takes on Toledo. (David Santiago/El Nuevo Herald via AP, File)
December 21, 2018 - 2:01 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — FIU fumbled away the opening kickoff, gave up a touchdown 23 seconds into the game and found itself trailing by double digits by the end of the first quarter. They needed a comeback. And Anthony Jones might know more about comebacks than anyone on the FIU roster. Jones — one...
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Marshall quarterback Isaiah Green throws a pass during the first half of the Gasparilla Bowl NCAA college football game against South Florida on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
December 20, 2018 - 8:32 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Isaiah Green completed 17 of 25 passes for 221 yards, Keion Davis ran for two touchdowns and Marshall beat South Florida 38-20 in the Gasparilla Bowl on Thursday night. Green also had a touchdown run in the first quarter, while Davis' second TD — from 16 yards out — put the...
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Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) drives to the basket past Texas Tech forward Tariq Owens (11) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
December 20, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Zion Williamson was the must-see player to watch on an NBA stage. The Duke star was heckled when he missed a dunk in warmups and had Blue Devils diehards — and casual hoops fans and NBA stars — roaring each time he touched the ball. He felt at home as a guest inside the New York...
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December 20, 2018 - 3:35 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — An affidavit alleges University of Kansas football player Pooka Williams punched a woman in the stomach and grabbed her by the throat earlier this month. The Lawrence Journal-World reported the 18-year-old woman showed the officer text messages from Williams admitting to...
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December 20, 2018 - 2:08 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Louisville coach Rick Pitino is in talks with the basketball club Panathinaikos about its coaching vacancy, a Greek team official said Thursday. The official spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to discuss the matter. The...
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Ohio defensive lineman Kent Berger (97) and offensive lineman Austen Pleasants (60) hold the trophy with linebacker Evan Croutch (47) after the 27-0 win over San Diego State at the Frisco Bowl NCAA college football game, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
December 19, 2018 - 9:43 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ohio running back A.J. Ouellette doesn't think of Frank Solich as the oldest head coach in FBS. He sees him as the guy who stuck around a smaller program long enough to run it for going on 15 years. Ouellette gave Solich and the Bobcats a little something to build on in his...
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