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No. 13 West Virginia women go 10-0, rout SC Upstate, 91-33
Lanay Montgomery and Kristina King each scored 16 points as No 13 West Virginia made short work of South Carolina Upstate, 91-33 on Saturday night. West Virginia (10-0) won its 10th straight to start the season and has won 31 consecutive nonconference games, including 12-straight at home. The team is off to its best start since 2010-11, when the team rolled to a 16-0 start.
Eastern Washington rolls over Richmond 38-0
In college football these days that doesn't happen, Baldwin, the Eastern Washington coach, said. Saturday, Gage Gubrud finished 21 for 32 for 287 yards and three touchdowns, all three in the first half, to lead the second-seeded Eagles past Richmond 38-0 in the FCS quarterfinals on Saturday. Richmond fumbled four times in the first half and Eastern Washington went up 21-0 at halftime. Gubrud hit Kupp for 68 yards after eluding a safety after a Spiders punt pinned Eastern on its 8.
Redskins C Lichtensteiger comes off IR; DL Francis waived
Center Kory Lichtensteiger has been activated by the Washington Redskins from their injured reserve list, the one player the team will be allowed to designate for return this season. The move was made Saturday, when the Redskins opened up a roster spot by waiving defensive lineman AJ Francis. Lichtensteiger, Washington's starting center when the season began, has been out since injuring his calf in Week 3.
Women's Top 25 Capsules
Breanna Richardson scored a season-high 19 points, Chinwe Okorie added 18 and No 5 Mississippi State beat Southern Mississippi 72-50 on Saturday. Mississippi State (9-0) never trailed, jumping out to a 21-6 lead by the end of the first quarter. The Bulldogs exploited their considerable size advantage in the post during the early run, with the 6-foot-1 Richardson and 6-foot-5 Okorie converting easy opportunities. 7 FLORIDA STATE 93, UAB 47 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Brittany Brown scored 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting for Florida State.
Miller, frosh Fisher lead balanced TCU past Wofford 72-63
JD Miller got the message from new coach Jamie Dixon coming off TCU's first loss under its new boss. I missed a couple of shots early in the game at SMU, Miller said of the 74-59 loss in Dallas earlier in the week. Dixon, a former TCU player, improved to 3-0 against the Terriers after beating them twice in 13 years at Pittsburgh.
Pitt running back James Conner to enter NFL draft
Pittsburgh running back James Conner is heading to the NFL. Conner announced on his Twitter feed Saturday that he'll turn pro after the Panthers face Penn State in the Pinstripe Bowl on Dec 28. The 21-year-old Conner had one year of eligibility remaining after redshirting during the 2015 season following a knee injury and a very public battle with cancer.
More than 2 dozen killed in blasts near stadium in Turkey
Including a possible car bomb - killed 29 people and wounded 166 others Saturday outside a soccer stadium in central Istanbul, Turkey's Interior minister said. The private NTV channel reported the target of the attack outside newly built Besiktas Stadium was a bus used by riot police. Police officers hug each other after an explosion around Vodafone Arena Stadium in Istanbul, Dec 10, 2016. The blasts erupted after the home team Besiktas beat visitor Bursaspor 2-1 in the Turkish Super League.
Carmelo Anthony 'skeptical' CBA will be reached by deadline
NBPA vice president Carmelo Anthony told ESPN Saturday that he is skeptical that a deal will be reached by the deadline. Anthony said that the two sides were close, but now it appears that getting something done would be difficult. We were supposed to have a deal done weeks ago, and for this to happen at the 25th hour is tough. With the new TV deal kicking in this season, there will be plenty of money to go around for players and owners.
Joshua to fight Klitschko in April after easy defence
After two probing opening rounds, 2012 Olympic super-heavyweight champion Joshua sent his opponent crashing to the canvas for his 18th win inside the distance in as many professional fights. The Texan had fought for the world title once before, losing to Deontay Wilder for the WBC belt in 2015. Moments after the fight, promoter Eddie Hearn stepped into the ring to announce an April 29 bout against Ukrainian Klitschko at London's Wembley Stadium for the unified heavyweight championship of the world.
UCF cruises by Maryland-Eastern Shore 76-58
Matt Williams scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to help Central Florida cruise by Maryland-Eastern Shore 76-58 on Saturday. Williams was 8 of 17 from the field including six 3-pointers for the Knights (7-1) who have won four straight. Tanksley Efianayi added 20 points and four rebounds and Tacko Fall had 10 points and 11 rebounds for his sixth double-double this season. The team averaged 53 percent shooting from the field compared to 28.4 percent shooting for the Hawks (1-9).
San Jose State beats Life Pacific 109-70
Brandon Clarke had 18 points and nine rebounds and San Jose State tied a program record with 30 assists in a 109-70 win over Life Pacific on Saturday. San Jose State was 13 of 25 from 3-point range and 39 of 71 overall from the field. Ryan Welage had 14 points, Gary Williams Jr and Jaycee Hillsman scored 11 each and Terrell Brown 10.
Charleston Southern shoots nearly 60 percent, cruises to win
Armel Potter scored 21 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Charleston Southern built a large first half lead and cruised to a 100-53 win over Johnson & Wales (NC) on Saturday night. Patrick Wallace and Jamar Martin each added 12 points for the Buccaneers (4-4), who shot 57.8 percent from the floor and buried 12 3-pointers. Majerle Poole led the USCAA Independent Wildcats with 15 points, who struggled to just 40.8 percent shooting while committing 19 turnovers as a team.

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