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Football feast heavy on playoff implications

Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott looks for an open receiver in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Vanderbilt on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in Starkville, Miss. No. 4 Mississippi State won 51-0. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Rivalries are like a big Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings — oh so appetizing but with the potential to leave you feeling sick and sleepy.

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Rivalry week will be last stand for some coaches

In this Nov. 22, 2014, file photo, Michigan head coach Brady Hoke, left, talks with defensive tackle Matthew Godin during warm ups before an NCAA college football game against Maryland in Ann Arbor, Mich. While keeping track on rivalries and games with playoff implication, there are a few coaching hot spots to keep an eye on this weekend. Another loss will put Michigan out of the postseason and make it three straight seasons of declining win totals under Hoke. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

Will Muschamp knows he will be coaching his last game for Florida this weekend. There are a few more coaches who will be doing the same thing without knowing it — at least for sure.

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Northwestern holds off Miami (Ohio) 55-46

CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Alex Olah and Vic Law scored 13 points apiece as Northwestern held off Miami (Ohio) 55-46 on Tuesday, advancing to face Northern Iowa in the Cancun Challenge championship game Wednesday.

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Ohio edges away from Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69-60

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Maurice Ndour scored 21 points with 12 rebounds as Ohio held off Arkansas-Pine Bluff 69-60 on Tuesday night.

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Hass’ free throws lift Bucknell over UMES 58-55

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Chris Hass’ three free throws with 5 seconds left lifted Bucknell to a 58-55 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore on Tuesday at the Progressive Legends Classic.

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