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Source: Tulsa expected to dismiss coach Blankenship after ECU game

Tulsa is expected to dismiss head coach Bill Blankenship this weekend, a source told FOX Sports. The 57-year-old Blankenship, an old Tulsa quarterback, won 19 games in his first two seasons in charge of the Golden Hurricane, but is just 5-18 the past two years. Tulsa has lost nine of the last 10 games and rank 118th in scoring and 97th in defense. Blankenship will coach his final...
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Norfolk State beats St. Francis (NY) 72-70 in OT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) Jamel Fuentes' steal set up Thomas Malik for the go-ahead floater with 34 seconds left in overtime, and Norfolk State beat St. Francis (NY) 72-70 in the Barclays Center Classic at Saint Peter's on Friday night. Malik's basket made it 71-70 and Norfolk State (3-3) got a stop on Brent Jones' missed 3-pointer with 13 seconds left. St. Francis (0-5) sent Malik...
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Air Force beats No. 21 Colorado State on late FG

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Will Conant connected on a 39-yard field goal as time expired after backup quarterback Nate Romine completed a long pass, helping Air Force upset No. 21 Colorado State 27-24 on Friday to snap the Rams' nine-game winning streak. Fullbacks Shayne Davern and D.J. Johnson scored for Air Force (9-3, 5-3), which has now won six straight over the Rams (10...
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Texas Southern beats Lamar 71-56

HOUSTON (AP) Chris Thomas scored 23 points and finished with 10 rebounds to lead Texas Southern in a 71-56 victory over Lamar on Friday. Thomas shot 9 of 17 from the field and had four steals. Malcolm Riley added 15 points for the Tigers (1-5), and shot 7 of 8 from the free-throw line. Lamar's LeMon Gregory hit a jumper with 7:58 left to bring the Cardinals within five, 52-47. Texas...
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Clowney suffers setback on knee, will miss game vs. Titans

HOUSTON -- No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney will miss Houston's game against Tennessee on Sunday after a setback on his surgically repaired right knee. He experienced swelling in his knee after last week's game and didn't practice all week. He was ruled out on Friday. Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in Week 1. The outside linebacker, who had...
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Stephen F. Austin beats Austin Peay 83-62

LAS VEGAS (AP) Jacob Parker scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Stephen F. Austin over Austin Peay 83-62 on Friday at the Las Vegas Invitational. Thomas Walkup added 16 points and Tanner Clayton 12 for the Lumberjacks (3-3), who won their bracket after coming into the tournament on a three-game losing streak. Khalil Davis scored a career-high 25 points for the Governors...
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No. 11 Arizona tops rival Arizona St. to advance to Pac-12 title game

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and No. 12 Arizona claimed the Pac-12 South title by holding on for a 42-35 victory over No. 13 Arizona State on Friday. Arizona (10-2, 7-2 Pac-12) needed to beat its biggest rival and have Stanford knock off No. 8 UCLA to win the Pac-12 South. The Cardinal took care of the first part by rolling over the Bruins....
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No. 25 Broncos host Aggies for title game spot

Ranked, playing for a shot at a conference crown and potentially headed for a New Year's Day bowl game, Boise State is back in familiar territory. Not too shabby for Bryan Harsin's first season in charge of the Broncos. ''The rankings mean something, and that's good for us. That's why guys come to Boise State,'' Harsin said. ''You want to win and be part of a program that can continue...
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No. 2 Wisconsin tops Oklahoma 69-56 for Atlantis title

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas -- Tournament MVP Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, Duje Dukan and Traevon Jackson each added 13 and the second-ranked Badgers beat Oklahoma 69-56 on Friday to win the Battle 4 Atlantis championship. Sam Dekker scored 11 and Nigel Hayes finished with 10 for Wisconsin (7-0), which trailed by one late in the first...
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Kaminsky helps Badgers beat Oklahoma for Atlantis title

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) -- Tournament MVP Frank Kaminsky scored 17 points to lead five Wisconsin players in double figures, Duje Dukan and Traevon Jackson each added 13 and the second-ranked Badgers beat Oklahoma 69-56 on Friday to win the Battle 4 Atlantis championship. Sam Dekker scored 11 and Nigel Hayes finished with 10 for Wisconsin (7-0), which trailed by one late in...
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Wildcats claim Territorial Cup, Pac-12 South title

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and No. 12 Arizona claimed the Pac-12 South title by holding on for a 42-35 victory over No. 13 Arizona State on Friday. Arizona (10-2, 7-2 Pac-12, CFP No. 11) needed to beat its biggest rival and have Stanford knock off No. 9 UCLA to win the Pac-12 South. The Cardinal took care of the first part by rolling over...
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Stanford plays spoiler as No. 8 UCLA loses Pac-12 South, playoff shot

PASADENA, Calif. -- Kevin Hogan passed for 234 yards and two touchdowns, and Stanford crushed No. 8 UCLA's hopes for the Pac-12 South title and a College Football Playoff spot with a 31-10 victory Friday. Devon Cajuste and Michael Rector caught scoring passes for the Cardinal (7-5, 5-4 Pac-12) as the two-time defending Pac-12 champions salvaged from satisfaction from a down season...
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Arizona holds off Arizona State to win Pac-12 South

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and No. 12 Arizona claimed the Pac-12 South title by holding on for a 42-35 victory over No. 13 Arizona State on Friday. Arizona (10-2, 7-2 Pac-12, CFP No. 11) needed to beat its biggest rival and have Stanford knock off No. 9 UCLA to win the Pac-12 South. The Cardinal took care of the first part by rolling over...
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No. 12 Arizona beats No. 13 Arizona State 42-35

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) Nick Wilson ran for 178 yards and three touchdowns and No. 12 Arizona claimed the Pac-12 South title by holding on for a 42-35 victory over No. 13 Arizona State on Friday. Arizona (10-2, 7-2 Pac-12, CFP No. 11) needed to beat its biggest rival and have Stanford knock off No. 9 UCLA to win the Pac-12 South. The Cardinal took care of the first part by rolling over...
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Penn State holds off Bucknell 88-80

LEWISBURG, Pa. (AP) D.J. Newbill had 28 points and Penn State pulled away late for an 88-80 victory over Bucknell on Friday. The Nittany Lions (6-1) never trailed but never led by more than 12. Bucknell (2-5) tied the game once, at 66-all, with 6:19 to play. Penn State answered with a 12-4 run and held steady from there with Newbill scoring six of the Nittany Lions' last 10 points...
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Minnesota tops Georgia 66-62 in NIT Season Tip-Off

NEW YORK (AP) The Minnesota Golden Gophers defeated the Georgia Bulldogs 66-62 in the third place game of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Joey King's season-high 15 points led the way for Minnesota (4-2). DeAndre Mathieu also had a season-high 12 points. Marcus Thornton led the way for Georgia (3-3) with 14 points and 10 rebounds in the loss. Yante Maten scored all 12 of his points in the...
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Howard out again for Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will miss his fifth straight game because of a strained right knee on Friday night against the Los Angeles Clippers. Howard is averaging 18.8 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 blocks per game in his second season with Houston. Rockets rookie Tarik Black will likely start in his place. The Rockets will also be without starting point guard...
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Missouri State rallies to edge Anchorage 55-51

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Dorrian Williams scored 19 points and Missouri State out-scored Alaska-Anchorage 8-2 in the final 3 minutes for a 55-51 victory Wednesday in the consolation bracket of the GCI Great Alaska Shootout. The Bears (3-2) led 25-22 at the half but the Division II Seawolves (2-5) had a 10-2 surge to open the second half. Anchorage did not relinquish the lead until...
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NAU outlasts Southern in OT

NICEVILLE, Fla. -- Kris Yanku scored 18 points and Ako Kaluna 17 in leading Northern Arizona to a 70-63 overtime victory over Southern in the third round of the Emerald Coast Classic. Quinton Upshur added 13 points for the Lumberjacks (2-4). NAU's Aaseem Dixon scored all five of his points and Yanku added four in the extra period to spur the Lumberjacks to the win. "I thought the...
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Hornets F Williams will miss two games; Cody Zeller to start

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Coach Steve Clifford says starting power forward Marvin Williams will miss the next two games with a strained left shoulder, adding to the Charlotte Hornets' injury woes. Cody Zeller, who has elevated his play in his second NBA season, will start Friday night against Golden State. Jason Maxiell will also see additional playing time off the bench. Williams injured...
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Titans dealing with injuries on offensive line

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) The Tennessee Titans could enter Sunday's game at Houston without either of their starting offensive tackles. Neither Taylor Lewan nor Michael Oher has practiced all week. Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt says both will be game-time decisions. ''We've still got two days,'' Whisenhunt said. ''We've got another day tomorrow, where...
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No. 15 Huskers rally to beat UCLA 71-66

LOS ANGELES (AP) Rachel Theriot scored 24 points as No. 15 Nebraska erased a double-digit first-half deficit and rallied to defeat UCLA 71-66 Friday. Emily Cady scored 18 points and Tear'a Laudermill added 15 as the Cornhuskers improved to 5-0. With the score tied at 56-56 with 4:13 left, Nebraska outscored UCLA 15-10 down the stretch, highlighted by Brandi Jeffrey's 3-pointer and...
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Kane's 5th goal in 7 games helps Blackhawks win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Patrick Kane scored two goals and Andrew Shaw and Brad Richards each had a goal and an assist, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 4-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday. Corey Crawford made 23 saves, helping the Blackhawks win for the fifth time in six games. Defenseman Hampus Lindholm scored for the two-time defending Pacific Division champions and Frederik...
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Seattle places Pierre-Louis on IR, claim Purifoy

RENTON, Wash. (AP) The Seattle Seahawks have placed rookie linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis on injured reserve and claimed defensive back Loucheiz Purifoy off waivers from Indianapolis. Seattle made the roster moves Friday. Coach Pete Carroll had hinted earlier in the week that a roster move could be on the horizon for Pierre-Louis, who had been dealing with a shoulder injury. Pierre...
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Texans' Clowney out against Titans

HOUSTON (AP) No. 1 overall pick Jadeveon Clowney will miss Houston's game against Tennessee on Sunday after a setback on his surgically repaired right knee. He experienced swelling in his knee after last week's game and didn't practice all week. He was ruled out on Friday. Clowney has played just four games this season after being injured in Week 1. The outside linebacker, who had...
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