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Friday, Dec. 12, 2014

Clemson's new co-offensive coordinators ready to take over

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson's new offensive leaders say the 18th-ranked Tigers will maintain their aggressive, fast-paced style that former coordinator Chad Morris brought in four seasons ago.
By Pete Iacobelli

Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014

Mississippi State women edge Louisiana Tech

STARKVILLE, Miss. - Kendra Grant's rebound and free throw with 1:05 left broke a tie, and Ketara Chapel's jumper moments later lifted No. 22 Mississippi State over Louisiana Tech 81-77 on Thursday ...

Oregon quarterback sweeps awards

At the College Football Awards Show on Thursday night, Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota went a perfect 3 for 3.

Utah punter wins Ray Guy Award

Utah punter Tom Hackett, who hails from Australia, won the Ray Guy Award given to the nation's top collegiate punter during the Home Depot College Football Awards on ESPN on Thursday night.
By Chris Gay

Wisconsin back's Heisman chances are dim

Wisconsin back Melvin Gordon's chances of winning the Heisman Trophy might be a longshot.
By Genaro C. Armas

Athletic director to coach Badgers in bowl

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez will coach the Badgers in the Outback Bowl against Auburn on Jan. 1.

Michigan's struggles aren't limited to football

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Over the past week, the hardwood has been as unkind as the gridiron to Michigan.
By Noah Trister

Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014

Aussie lifts Baylor women

WACO, Texas - Kristy Wallace scored 24 points with six 3-pointers in her return for ninth-ranked Baylor and the Lady Bears beat Idaho 88-70 on Wednesday night.

Kentucky struggles past Columbia

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Top-ranked Kentucky gave up the first 11 points, still trailed at halftime and finally shook off a slow start to beat pesky Columbia 56-46 on Wednesday night.

Ray Guy Award to be presented

Alabama's J.K. Scott, Idaho's Austin Rehkow and Utah's Tom Hackett are the three finalists vying for the Ray Guy Award, which will be given out during the Home Depot College Football Awards at ...
By Chris Gay

Orange Bowl coaches are veterans of the game

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. - Mississippi State and Georgia Tech are no strangers to the Orange Bowl, and neither are the teams' coaches.
By Sandra Harwitt

Bulldogs have new goal heading into bowl

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Although Georgia fell short of its goal of reaching the College Football Playoff, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says there is still a chance to end an "up and down season" on a high ...
By Steve Reed

Johnson named ACC Coach of the Year by peers

Atlantic Coast Conference coaches selected Georgia Tech's Paul Johnson as coach of the year.

Heisman frontrunner Mariota makes it look easy

About the flashiest thing quarterback Marcus Mariota has done off the field all season is wear a T-shirt boldly emblazoned with the word "Success."
By Anne M. Peterson

'No. 1 objective' at hand for new Army coach

WEST POINT, N.Y. - When Jeff Monken awakens every morning only one thing is on his mind, and it's been that way since he was hired as head coach at Army a year ago: #BEATNAVY.
By John Kekis

Georgia Southern coach honored

Georgia Southern's Willie Fritz was voted Sun Belt Conference Coach of the Year by his coaching peers and members of the media
By Donald Heath

Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014

No. 11 Villnova rolls past Illinois

NEW YORK - Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 7 Villanova past Illinois 73-59 on Tuesday night.

Georgia freshman on All-SEC coaches team

Georgia freshman running back Nick Chubb has been named to the coaches All-Southeastern Conference first team.

Cooper changes Alabama's focus

Alabama's Amari Cooper has become easily the biggest, most dangerous weapon in a program normally defined by tailbacks and defense,
By John Zenor

Chanticleers feel better prepared for rematch

COLUMBIA - Warmer climates. Familiar surroundings. For Coastal Carolina coach Joe Moglia, it's been a much smoother path to the FCS playoff matchup.
By Pete Iacobelli

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