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  • FAU eager to snap skid, start Conference USA win streak

    FAU eager to snap skid, start Conference USA win streak
    During the past two weeks, FAU guard Solomon Poole has felt the tension building. Whether in practice, during the Owls' last road trip or in the second half of their most recent games, Poole has noticed that he and his teammates have focused more and more...
  • No. 25 Old Dominion's winning streak ends at 10 as Fant leads Western Kentucky

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — The first Associated Press Top 25 ranking in Old Dominion's program history looks like it will end after one week. George Fant had 24 points and 13 rebounds Saturday, leading Western Kentucky over No. 25 ODU 72-65 Saturday....
  • Two bowl games today, in Bahamas and Hawaii

    Two bowl games today, in Bahamas and Hawaii
    TODAY'S BOWL GAMES • Popeyes Bahamas Bowl Central Michigan (7-5) vs. Western Kentucky (7-5) Time: 9 a.m. PST. Location: Nassau, Bahamas. TV: ESPN. The buzz: The first bowl game played in the Bahamas is a rematch of the 2012 Little Caesar's...
  • FSU, Playoffs and more in our 10 things we learned this college football weekend

    Rivalry weekend lived up to the hype as the season wraps up.  Here are 10 things we learned from this college football weekend.  1. Six teams remain in the hunt for Playoff spots. Mississippi’s win over Mississippi State in the Egg Bowl...
  • Saturday's local interest college football roundup: No. 25 JMU routs No. 14 Richmond as Lee sets school record

    FCS: No. 25 James Madison 55, No. 14 Richmond 20: Vad Lee set a school record with 433 passing yards and accounted for three touchdowns Saturday to power James Madison to a rout at Richmond, the Dukes' sixth consecutive victory. JMU (8-3, 5-2 Colonial...
  • It'll take a great college football Saturday to top a very good Friday

    It'll take a great college football Saturday to top a very good Friday
    OK, Saturday, take your best shot, because the Friday after Thanksgiving set a high bar. It started with Western Kentucky handing Marshall its first defeat by a basketball score of 67-66. The Hilltoppers won in overtime when they gambled on, and...
  • Central Florida Keeps Playoff Hopes Alive

    Central Florida shut out South Florida 16-0 Friday afternoon to keep their American Athletic Conference title hopes alive. Rannell Hall rushed for 65 yards and a touchdown and Micah Reed added 58 yards on the ground as UCF (8-3, 6-1 American) defeated...
  • ODU hopes bye week provides boost for defense

    NORFOLK — The return of a handful of injured players was the obvious change for Old Dominion's defense this week. Less obvious, and perhaps more important, was a renewed commitment within the group. Players set standards for effort and execution in...
  • Previews and predictions for Saturday's college football games

    Saturday's games NORTH CAROLINA (3-4, 1-2 ACC) AT VIRGINIA (4-3, 2-1 ACC) WHEN: 12:30 p.m. WHERE: Scott Stadium, Charlottesville THE SKINNY: Not since 2009 has U.Va. tasted victory against its rival from Chapel Hill, but the Cavaliers have added...
  • Old Dominion succumbs 66-51 in shootout against Western Kentucky

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. — Quarterback Brandon Doughty passed for five touchdowns as Western Kentucky outlasted Old Dominion 66-51 on Saturday at Houchens-Smith Stadium. The Hilltoppers (3-4, 1-3 in Conference USA) led the entire game and got a 96-...
  • Tackling emphasis for ODU in preparation for Vanderbilt

    Tackling emphasis for ODU in preparation for Vanderbilt
    NORFOLK — After another defensive meltdown, Old Dominion coach Bobby Wilder attempts to tackle the problem. The Monarchs (3-5) will work out in full pads and tackle ball carriers in practice Tuesday and Wednesday, a departure from their normal in-...