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Colorado State struggles in Las Vegas Bowl loss

Colorado State quarterback Garrett Grayson (18) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against Utah during the first half of the Las Vegas Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As he walked off the field Saturday night, Colorado State interim coach Dave Baldwin paused in front his team’s fans and applauded.

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Air Force beats Western Michigan 38-24 in Potato Bowl

Western Michigan quarterback Zach Terrell (11) is brought down by Air Force linebacker Jordan Pierce (51) during the first half of the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Shayne Davern ran for a career-high 101 yards and two touchdowns and Air Force beat Western Michigan 38-24 in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl on a soggy Saturday night.

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UTEP shut down by Utah State in New Mexico Bowl

UTEP's Jameill Showers, front, is tackled by Utah State's Brian Suite during the first half of the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Aaron Jones and UTEP got ground down in the New Mexico Bowl.

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Pittsburgh edges Oakland in overtime 81-77

Pittsburgh's Sheldon Jeter, left, grabs a rebound in front of Oakland's Kahlil Felder (20) in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

PITTSBURGH (AP) — James Robinson arrived at Pittsburgh with a reputation as a winner after 120 victories at DeMatha Catholic in Maryland, more than any player in the school’s history. He proved that reputation was well-earned in his fourth collegiate game when he led Pitt back from an 18-point deficit for an overtime win against Oakland on Nov. 17, 2012.

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Texas Southern stuns Michigan State 71-64 in OT

Texas Southern's Chris Thomas (2) drives against Michigan State's Lourawls Nairn Jr. during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Chris Thomas scored 22 points, and unheralded Texas Southern beat 25th-ranked Michigan State, outlasting the Spartans 71-64 in overtime Saturday.

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