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Chris Obekpa had 16 points, eight rebounds and seven blocked shots to lead No. 17 St. John’s to a 66-49 win over Long Beach State Monday night.
Some of them won the game, some of them saved the game and others made for some very impressive eye candy.
The Red Storm got a scare last week, but it ended up benefiting them in a big way.
JayVaughn Pinkston had 25 points and 10 rebounds and Darrun Hilliard scored 23 points, keeping No. 7 Villanova undefeated with an 82-77 overtime win over Syracuse on Saturday.
Steve Lavin watched the first half and wondered what went wrong. For 20 minutes, the St. John’s coach saw his veteran-laden team play as if it was full of strangers.
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“I’d like to play in the NFL,” the Heisman-winning quarterback joked Monday. “Does New York have any professional teams?”
St. John’s picked up where it left off following its big win at Syracuse on Dec. 6, beating Fairleigh Dickinson 74-52 on Wednesday and then taking out city rival Fordham, 74-53 on Sunday at the MSG Holiday Festival on Sunday.
Marcus Mariota, the prototypical 21st century quarterback, took an old-fashioned approach to become Oregon’s first Heisman Trophy winner.
Navy extended its winning streak over Army to 13 games, using a strong defensive performance and the versatility of quarterback Keenan Reynolds to carve out a 17-10 victory Saturday.
Not many players have to wake up before dawn, fulfill military obligations, attend classes and then grind through football practice. For the athletes at Army and Navy, it’s all in a day’s work.
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
D’Angelo Harrison scored 26 points, Phil Greene IV had 16 and No. 24 St. John’s beat Fairleigh Dickinson 74-52 on Wednesday night.
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The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
The UConn Huskies routed Notre Dame 79-58 in the first championship game featuring undefeated teams, winning their record ninth national title.
Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to lift the Huskies to a 60-54 win, and an NCAA title.