Gophers
January 14

Sibande's double-double helps Miami (Ohio) hold off Kent St.

Nike Sibande scored 25 points with 10 rebounds and Miami (OH) beat Kent State 77-74 on Tuesday for its first Mid-American Conference win of the season.
Gophers
January 14

Plowden scores 19, Bowling Green ekes past W. Michigan 85-82

Daeqwon Plowden scored 19 points and Bowling Green fended off a late run by Western Michigan to edge the Broncos 85-82 on Tuesday night.
Gophers
January 14

Williams scores 26 points to lead Buffalo past Ohio 76-73

Jeenathan Williams Jr. scored a career-high 26 points and Antwain Johnson scored 18 and Buffalo beat Ohio 76-73 on Tuesday.
Gophers
January 14

Sherod scores 18, Richmond tops Davidson for 13th win

Nick Sherod scored 18 points, Jacob Gilyard had 16 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and Richmond beat Davidson 70-64 on Tuesday night to match its win total from last season.
Gophers
January 14

Ex-player sues Penn State over football hazing allegations

A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lions players hazed him and other younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky's name.
Gophers
January 14

Ohio State suspends Muhammad, Washington for Nebraska game

Ohio State has suspended sophomore guards Luther Muhammad and Duane Washington Jr. for its game against Nebraska.
Gophers
January 14

Title defenders: No. 2 Baylor women on roll into Big 12 play

Baylor coach Kim Mulkey will point out that the only loss for the second-ranked Lady Bears — to current No. 1 South Carolina, at the end of November — was a game they played without standout senior post Lauren Cox.
Gophers
January 14

Auburn exceeds expectations as one of last unbeaten teams

The Auburn Tigers haven't missed a step — or lost a game — after losing their three best players from last season's Final Four team.
Gophers
January 14

NCAA: Arizona St transfer Plavsic may play for Tennessee now

Tennessee center and Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic has been ruled eligible to play for the Volunteers the rest of this season.
Gophers
January 14

TV audience up slightly from last year for CFP championship

LSU's national championship game victory against Clemson drew nearly 26 million viewers to ESPN, up slightly from last year's final.ESPN said Tuesday that viewership for…
Gophers
January 14

AP Top 25 Reality Check: A familiar top 10 looking to 2020

The final Associated Press Top 25 of the season has a familiar look.LSU is No. 1 after winning the national championship. Add Clemson, Ohio State,…
Gophers
January 14

Coach O: National champ LSU ready to win more titles

LSU coach Ed Orgeron is already thinking about what comes next for his national champions. More specifically, who comes next.
Gophers
January 14
Billy Cannon's famous punt return in 1959.

Reusse: Why I grew up cheering for LSU in rural Minnesota

Patrick Reusse's youthful exuberance for Gophers football was sparked by being an eyewitness to a kickoff return for a touchdown in 1954. His fascination with LSU football also involved a kick return.
Vikings
January 14

Fallen journalists honored at LSU-Clemson championship game

The Superdome in New Orleans honored two sports journalists who recently died with a tribute Monday night in the press box during the College Football Playoff national championship game between Louisiana State and Clemson universities.
Gophers
January 14
Quarterback Joe Burrow held the trophy as coach Ed Orgeron and safety Grant Delpit looked on after LSU defeated Clemson 42-25 for the College Football

Burrow, LSU cap magical season, beat Clemson 42-25 for title

From small-town Ohio kid to Louisiana legend, Joe Burrow capped his record-breaking, Heisman-winning season by bringing a national championship to LSU.
Gophers
January 14

Xavier, Marquette meet in conference play

Xavier (12-5, 1-3) vs. Marquette (11-5, 1-3)Fiserv Forum, Milwaukee; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Big East foes meet as Xavier matches up against Marquette. Xavier…
Gophers
January 14

Penn State, Minnesota meet in conference play

Penn State (12-4, 2-3) vs. Minnesota (9-7, 3-3)Williams Arena, Minneapolis; Wednesday, 9 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Big Ten foes meet as Penn State takes on Minnesota.…
Gophers
January 14

Let the celebrations begin: LSU champs party ahead of parade

A locker room dance party that included some Louisiana State University football players puffing on cigars was just the start of the celebration for the team that capped off a perfect season with a win against Clemson University in the College Football Playoff national championship game.
Gophers
January 14
LSU wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. caught a touchdown pass over Clemson cornerback Derion Kendrick during the second half of LSU's 42-25 victory i

Deep and relentless: LSU wears Clemson out in title tilt

Clyde Edwards-Helaire took turns dancing around defenders or churning his legs as he pushed his compact frame through tacklers for extra yards and pivotal first downs.
Gophers
January 14

Champs! LSU finishes No. 1 in AP Top 25 for third time

LSU finished No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the third time in school history, with Clemson No. 2 and Ohio State No. 3.