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Sugar-bound Ohio State might be ahead of schedule

Ohio State's Vonn Bell, left, celebrates with teammate Cam Burrows after intercepting a pass during the Big Ten Conference championship this month against Wisconsin in Indianapolis.

Unknown players stepped up for Urban Meyer's Buckeyes this season.

Marshall victorious in Boca Raton Bowl

Tommy Shuler and Rakeem Cato capped their careers with record-setting performances in the inaugural Boca Raton Bowl to help Marshall beat Northern Illinois 52-23.

Oregon's Marcus Mariota is AP player of year

The Ducks' star quarterback Marcus Mariota is The Associated Press college football player of the year, adding yet another honor to his spectacular season.

Stanford upsets No. 9 Texas in overtime 74-71

Stanford Cardinal forward Anthony Brown scored a season-best 25 points, including the go-ahead basket in overtime, helping Stanford defeat the Texas Longhorns 74-71 on Tuesday night.

Temple stuns No. 10 Kansas with 77-52 blowout

Led by 19 points from Will Cummings and 18 from Quenton DeCosey, the Temple Owls stunned No. 10 Kansas with a 77-52 rout Monday night that snapped the Jayhawks' eight-game winning streak.

Lynch, Memphis top BYU 55-48 in Miami Beach Bowl

Memphis won its first bowl game since 2005 and then got in a scuffle with opposing BYU.

Lawyer says 'fix was in' when Winston cleared by FSU hearing

A two-day hearing was held this month to determine whether 2013 Heisman winner Jameis Winston violated sections of the Florida State conduct code— two for sexual misconduct, two for endangerment. Former Florida Supreme Court Justice Major Harding ruled the evidence was "insufficient to satisfy the burden of proof."

Kentucky men unanimous No. 1; Big 12 has 7 ranked

The Wildcats (12-0) got every first-place vote for the third week in a row Monday, the latest balloting coming two days after their 83-44 romp over UCLA.

2014 provides plenty of eye candy for sports fans

Odell Beckham Jr., James Rodriguez, Richard Sherman and Aaron Harrison were among those who put their distinctive stamp on sports in 2014 with shots, catches and plays that nearly broke the Internet and led off all the highlight shows.

Defense sparks Tennessee past Mercer

Tennessee's Devon Baulkman scored a career-high 22 points off the bench Monday as Tennessee held Mercer without a basket for an 11-minute stretch in the Volunteers' 64-54 victory.

Columbia women's team wins final game of 2014

The Columbia women's basketball team won by 18 over Lindenwood University-Belleville.

Columbia captures win in overtime

The Columbia men's basketball team ended 2014 with a win in Belleville, Illinois.

Stephens women's basketball records 15-point win

It was the second win of the season for Stephens College women's basketball.

No. 1 Kentucky basketball scores first 24 points in humiliation of UCLA

Devin Booker had 19 points, and the Wildcats scored the first 24 points in an 83-44 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

Aaron Harrison added 15 points, and the Wildcats (12-0) handed the Bruins (8-4) one of their most-lopsided losses ever.

Cincinnati coach Mick Cronin diagnosed with aneurysm

Cincinnati basketball coach Mick Cronin has an aneurysm and will be sidelined indefinitely while doctors decide how to treat it.

The unruptured aneurysm was detected when the 43-year-old coach got tests this week to see why he's been having headaches.

Benedictine College ends Columbia College men's basketball home winning streak

Tanner Sutton scored a career-high 23 points for the Cougars, and Chantel Stanciel also reached a career-high with 22 points. Rockers added 14 for Columbia College.

Lauren Hill stops playing, becomes honorary coach

Lauren Hilldecided Wednesday to give up her playing career after achieving her goal of scoring in a game even as she fights an inoperable brain tumor. The freshman at Mount St. Joseph will continue raising money for cancer research as she spends time with her family.

Columbia College women's basketball adds Hannah Sutton for next season

Columbia College women's basketball coach Jessica Keller announced the signing of Hannah Sutton. Sutton will join the Cougars for the 2015-16 season.

Young Stephens basketball team looks to Heggemann for guidance

As Stephens College basketball continues to lose games, junior forward Dana Heggemann is doing her best to rally the team — as a player and second coach.

Late run buries Stephens basketball

The Stephens College basketball team lost to Hannibal-LaGrange despite a halftime lead Tuesday.