CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Jerod Evans threw for 243 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two scores and No. 18 Virginia Tech pulled off the largest comeback in its 124-year history, erasing a 24-point halftime deficit to beat Arkansas 35-24 on Thursday night in the Belk Bowl.
STOCKTON (AP) - Alec Wintering had 26 points and six assists on Thursday night and Jazz Johnson made two free throws with 5 seconds left to seal Portland's 80-76 win over Pacific in the West Coast Conference opener for both teams.
BERKELEY (AP) - Tony Bennett wanted to see his Virginia team come through in a close game when not everything went right. Across the country right before Christmas and the start of conference play, California provided the perfect test while trying to protect a school-record home winning streak.