Hopkins defeated St. Paul Central 82-66 in boys' basketball on Saturday night, giving longtime Royals coach Ken Novak Jr. his 700th career victory.
Novak Jr. joined Bob McDonald of Chisholm, Bob Brink of Rocori, and Ziggy Kauls of Mounds View in the 700 club.
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As Penn State's band played and Lucas Oil Stadium rocked, thousands of fans clad in their traditional white shirts chanted "We Are Penn State."
This was merely an annoyance for Alabama, a chance to add another trophy to its overflowing cases. The Crimson Tide did just enough things wrong to give Nick Saban something to complain about over the next month, but in the end it was another dominating victory for the nation's top-ranked team.
With his best receiver sidelined, Baker Mayfield still boosted his Heisman Trophy resume.
Deshaun Watson's mission is not over.
Bowl selections for all teams will be revealed Sunday morning.