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Marshall thunders past Navy 49-7, Ali scores 4 in debut

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Freshman Rasheen Ali scored the first four touchdowns of his collegiate career as Marshall dominated Navy 49-7 in Charles Huff's debut as head coach on Saturday. Huff was introduced as the Thundering Herd's coach nearly a year ago. While Marshall won a ninth-straight ...

Tagovailoa, turnovers lift Maryland over West Virginia 30-24

By NOAH TRISTER AP Sports Writer COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa threw for 332 yards and three touchdowns, and Maryland topped turnover-prone West Virginia 30-24 on Saturday. With his brother Tua on the sideline watching, Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes of 66 yards to Dontay ...

AP sources: Big 12 moving quickly to add 4 new members

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The Big 12 is moving quickly on an expansion plan that could have the conference at 12 schools after Texas and Oklahoma leave, with BYU, Central Florida, Cincinnati and Houston as the "most intriguing" candidates. Three people familiar with the ...

Bob Huggins gets 2-year contract extension at West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Bob Huggins has agreed to a two-year contract extension that includes the option for him to step aside or continue coaching after the 2023-24 season. Under the agreement announced Friday, Huggins, who turns 68 next month, will earn $4.15 million in ...

WVU tries to escape Big 12’s bottom half in Brown’s 3rd year

By JOHN RABY AP Sports Writer Coach Neal Brown pushed for patience as he took West Virginia through a rebuilding first season, then made a bit of progress in his second. The challenge in Year 3 is getting more noticeable results. The Mountaineers are going to need marked improvements on ...

Ohio, West Virginia agree to three-game football series

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia and Ohio have agreed to a three-game football series. West Virginia athletic director Shane Lyons said Wednesday that the Mountaineers will travel to Athens, Ohio, to play the Bobcats on Sept. 6, 2025. The next two games will be played in Morgantown on ...

PICK SIX: Ex-Tennessee players head list of impact transfers

By STEVE MEGARGEE AP Sports Writer Tennessee hasn't finished a season ranked higher than 22nd since 2007, yet there still figures to be a heavy Volunteer flavor to the playoff picture this year. Or to put it more accurately, an ex-Volunteer flavor. While the transfer portal was particularly ...

Big 12 teams face forfeits if virus keeps them from playing

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Big 12 teams unable to play a game this fall because of COVID-19, or any other reasons, will have to forfeit and be given a loss in the conference standings. The Big 12 released its game threshold policy Tuesday. A no contest would be declared only if both teams are ...

AP sources: Pac-12, Big 12 commissioners consider alliances

By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer The commissioners of the Pac-12 and Big 12 met Tuesday to discuss how the conferences might benefit from working together or maybe even merging. Two people with knowledge of the meeting said Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and George Kliavkoff ...