Published: Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:54:31 GMT2016-12-05T17:54:31Z
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 17:54:31 GMT2016-12-05T17:54:31ZReigning national champion Villanova is No. 1 in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball poll for the second time in school history.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:31:26 GMT2016-12-05T06:31:26ZINDIANAPOLIS - Yes, James Franklin admitted, his Penn State players would have loved the chance to compete for a national championship, and he noted that a handful of guys "showed a little bit of frustration and body language" when the Nittany Lions learned they had fallen agonizingly short of a bid for the College Football Playoff.
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Mon, 05 Dec 2016 01:53:02 GMT2016-12-05T01:53:02ZTemple had such a positive experience playing at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium on Saturday that the Owls are headed back there for their bowl game.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 23:30:16 GMT2016-12-04T23:30:16ZAN ERA finally came to a close after 32 seasons Saturday in, of all places, Brookings, S.D. Andy Talley coached his first game at Villanova in 1985, a 27-7 win over Iona in what would become a 5-0 season. He'd been given the job a year earlier, when nothing was in place other than a vision. The program had last competed in 1980. He brought the sport back at what was then called the Division I-AA level. He leaves a legacy that might never be duplicated.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:36:11 GMT2016-12-04T22:36:11ZThe chants from the Villanova student section began with a little over a minute to go Saturday afternoon at the Pavilion: "We're No. 1! We're No. 1!"
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:35:31 GMT2016-12-04T22:35:31ZANNAPOLIS, Md. - Scenes from a championship: A Temple defensive back cruised around the checkerboard end zone, arms out as if he was flying. A receiver went over to some defensive linemen and pointed to his gloved hand, to his ring finger. A bunch of Owls players jumped up to the stands, to sit in front as Temple's band played Temple's fight song. Players grabbed souvenir signs, carried them around the place, high-fiving Temple fans who strung out along the whole sideline.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:58:33 GMT2016-12-04T20:58:33ZPenn State came in at No. 5 in the final College Football Playoff rankings released Sunday, finishing just out of the running for the national championship tournament.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 20:09:00 GMT2016-12-04T20:09:00ZINDIANAPOLIS - After Penn State fell behind Wisconsin by 21 points in the second quarter and went into halftime of the Big Ten championship game trailing 28-14, the thought of the thousands of its white-clad fans in Lucas Oil Stadium had to be whether the Nittany Lions still had that second-half magic.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:43:26 GMT2016-12-04T19:43:26ZANNAPOLIS, Md. - Matt Rhule wanted to be forceful but not disrespectful. In relation to discussing bowl options, that is almost as difficult as stopping Navy's triple-option attack.
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 13:14:35 GMT2016-12-04T13:14:35ZINDIANAPOLIS - Trace McSorley jumped off the training table and grabbed his helmet as if nothing was wrong. Offensive coordinator Joe Moorhead pulled the Penn State quarterback aside to chat.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 03:20:21 GMT2016-12-04T03:20:21ZINDIANAPOLIS - Penn State coach James Franklin decided to have a little fun when someone asked him when he thought the Nittany Lions had a chance to play in the Big Ten championship game.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 02:49:22 GMT2016-12-04T02:49:22ZHIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) - Kari Jonsson scored 25 points, Kurk Lee finished with 16 points, Rodney Williams added 13, and Drexel pulled away late to beat High Point 78-72 Saturday night.
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Sun, 04 Dec 2016 01:56:44 GMT2016-12-04T01:56:44ZTemple defeated Navy 34-10 to capture its first AAC championship, and its first conference title in 67 years.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:57:02 GMT2016-12-04T00:57:02ZTemple junior Obi Enechionyia couldn't have worn a more frustrated look when his team headed to the locker at the Liacouras Center at the end of the first half Saturday against Penn.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:43:33 GMT2016-12-04T00:43:33ZBROOKINGS, S.D. - Villanova's season - and longtime coach Andy Talley's career - ended Saturday, as the Wildcats were bounced from the FCS playoffs, 10-7, by South Dakota State at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 00:06:04 GMT2016-12-04T00:06:04ZWith La Salle trailing Bucknell, 44-42, at halftime at Tom Gola Arena, university representatives awarded an honorary plaque to members of the family of the late Michael Brooks.