Posts Tagged College sports

Critical time has come for Carolina and Miami

North Carolina quarterback Marquise Williams (12) throws a pass during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game against Virginia in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Progress, Ryan M. Kelly)

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Miami and North Carolina are both on the brink.

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Rating the Nation-Best Pre-BCS Bowls

In this Jan. 3, 1984, file photo, Nebraska's Turner Gill can’t seem to find his receiver as Miami’s defensive tackle Kevin Fagan, right, hits him for a loss of 10 yards during the Orange Bowl Classic in Miami where the “Hurricanes defeated the “Cornhuskers” 31-30. Miami sealed the upset and its first national championship by breaking up a pass on a 2-point conversion after Nebraska scored with 48 seconds left. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

There was no BCS to make sure Nos. 1 and 2 played each other after the 1982 regular season. That left No. 1 Nebraska facing No. 4 Miami in what was expected to be a coronation for the powerful Cornhuskers.

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Hinkle Fieldhouse keeps charm after renovation

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Butler’s Roosevelt Jones looked up at the new video board after practice at Hinkle Fieldhouse and said what a lot of other people will be thinking on Saturday night.

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Illini’s O’Toole leads 1 upset, hopes for a 2nd

Illinois quarterback Reilly O'Toole (4) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA football game against Minnesota, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, Champaign, Ill. (AP Photo/Bradley Leeb)

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Until a couple of weeks ago, even hardcore Illinois fans probably thought Reilly O’Toole was the proprietor of a new Irish pub near campus.

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Aquinas College dedicates athletic building

Bishop David J. Walkowiak blesses the new Aquinas College Alksnis Athletics and Recreation Building on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 in Grand Rapids, Mich.  Alumnus Greg Alksnis and his family donated $1.5 million to the latest project. It includes athletic space for all the college's 25 varsity teams as well as intramural teams. It also has rooms for academic classes. Local elementary schools will use the space in the winter.   (AP Photo/The Grand Rapids Press, Chris Clark) ALL LOCAL TELEVISION OUT; LOCAL TELEVISION INTERNET OUT

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Aquinas College has opened a 70,000-square-foot athletic building that includes a 200-meter indoor track and turf field in Grand Rapids.

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