NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Whatever Bob Stoops may have said about the overall strength of the Southeastern Conference, that apparently doesn't apply when it comes to the challenge he sees before 11th-ranked Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) - Tommy Armstrong Jr. connected with Quincy Enunwa for two touchdowns, including a 99-yarder in the third quarter, and Nebraska held on to beat No. 23 Georgia 24-19 in the rain-soaked Gator Bowl on Wednesday.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) - Marcus Mariota had 386 total yards and No. 10 Oregon returned two interceptions for touchdowns, spoiling Texas coach Mack Brown's farewell with a 30-7 victory in the Alamo Bowl on Monday night.
STOCKTON (AP) - All five starters scored in double figures as Saint Mary's ruined Pacific's debut in the West Coast Conference with an 88-80 win Monday.
HOUSTON (AP) - Syracuse coach Scott Shafer wishes his team could have held its big lead over Minnesota and cruised to an easy win in the Texas Bowl on Friday night.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Marques Tuiasosopo is looking to get Washington back to a level it hasn't reached since he was the star quarterback more than a decade ago.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Safety Brian Suite intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble by Heisman Trophy finalist Jordan Lynch to help Utah State beat No. 24 Northern Illinois 21-14 on Thursday night in the Poinsettia Bowl.
DETROIT (AP) - James Conner rushed for 229 yards - breaking a Pittsburgh bowl record held by Tony Dorsett - and Chris Blewitt kicked a tiebreaking field goal with 1:17 remaining, lifting the Panthers to a 30-27 win over Bowling Green on Thursday night in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Shane Morris sat out most of his senior season in high school and spent a good portion of his first in college watching games from the sideline.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio declined to give any details about the suspension of starting linebacker Max Bullough when the Spartans joined Stanford at Disneyland on Thursday to kick off their week of Rose Bowl preparations.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Vinatavious Cooper rushed for a career-best 198 yards, setting a Beef 'O' Brady's Bowl record and leading East Carolina to a 37-20 victory over Ohio on Monday.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M coach Kevin Sumlin balked Wednesday when asked to reflect on Johnny Manziel's career as he and the Aggies prepare for what could be the quarterback's last college game.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - No. 1 Connecticut came into Cameron Indoor Stadium and did something no other team in women's basketball has been able to do.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - No. 2 Duke just finished final exams and now the Blue Devils' women's basketball players are preparing for a different kind of test.
Arizona remains the runaway No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll after winning a close game at Michigan on Saturday.
Minutes after Seton Hall lost the 1989 NCAA championship game in overtime, with a debatable blocking foul sending Michigan's Rumeal Robinson to the line for the winning free throws, Pirates coach P.J. Carlesimo did the unimaginable when he met with reporters.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Call them freshmen. Please, do not call them kids.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - As Kentucky coach John Calipari started to leave the Naismith Hall of Fame interview room Monday, he took one last question.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The women's basketball championship game will have a familiar feel to it with UConn and Notre Dame playing for a title for the second straight year.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Thousands of Wisconsin fans packed downtown Madison on Monday night, dancing and jumping around, despite a loss to Duke University in the NCAA championship.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Duke languished in the shadows of Kentucky all season, the big blue juggernaut that nobody seemed to be talking about. It was a rarity for a program with such a championship pedigree, not to mention a record-setting coach and superstar freshmen.
NEW YORK (AP) - Chris Mullin's old coach reached way back into history to describe the buzz from St. John's hiring its all-time leading scorer.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 27 points to help UConn beat Dayton 91-70 on Monday night to advance to the Final Four for an eighth straight season.
NEW YORK (AP) - St. John's has decided its basketball future rests with the best of its past.
Frank Kaminsky and Jahlil Okafor are as different as stories can be in college basketball. The two, however, have a lot in common - both are in the Final Four and both were the top selections on The Associated Press' 2014-15 All-America team.
STANFORD (AP) - Chasson Randle has no problem saying it: The Stanford star believes he can score against anybody.
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) - Maryland ended Princeton's undefeated season, UConn won in another rout, and Tennessee remained perfect at home Monday night. Both teams advanced to the Sweet 16.
Missy Franklin has bid farewell to college swimming and is turning pro.
There were no big upsets in the first half of Friday's action in the NCAA Tournament. There will be, however, some good matchups in the round of 32, including one the state of Kansas has been anticipating for almost 20 years.
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Duke advanced after getting a scare from Albany. A couple other underdogs almost pulled off upsets, but only No. 11 Miami, No. 11 Gonzaga and No. 10 Arkansas were double-digit seeds to win.