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Preview: Arizona State’s added size ratchets expectations

College Basketball

TEMPE — Arizona State made its first trip to the NCAA Tournament in four years last season behind a trio of free-wheeling, free-shooting senior guards.

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Preview: Arizona facing questions on and off the court

College Basketball

Arizona has been connected to a pay-to-play investigation for the third time in 13 months, this time during a trial of three recruiting insiders found guilty of fraud charges.

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Wilkins, Harry lead Sun Devils past No. 16 Utah 38-20

College Football

TEMPE — Arizona State’s Manny Wilkins, N’Keal Harry and Eno Benjamin shredded the No. 1-ranked defense in the Pac-12 and in the process threw the Pac-12 South race into a free-for-all.

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Top 25 Roundup: No. 1 Alabama beats No. 4 LSU 29-0

College Football

BATON ROUGE, La. — Tua Tagovailoa threw two touchdown passes and ran 44 yards for a score in his toughest test this season, Alabama’s defense stifled No. 4 LSU, and the top-ranked Crimson Tide remained unbeaten with a 29-0 victory Saturday night.

Thomas, Doss lead UC Davis past NAU 42-20

College Football

DAVIS, Calif. — Tehran Thomas and Keelan Doss scored two touchdowns apiece and UC Davis raced past Northern Arizona 42-20 on Saturday.

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Preview: No. 1 Alabama expects toughest test yet at No. 4 LSU

College Football

BATON ROUGE, La. — As quarterback sensation Tua Tagovailoa tries to envision what awaits him and top-ranked Alabama at LSU’s Tiger Stadium, he could use recent history as a guide.

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Tate's 5 TD passes lead Arizona to 42-34 win over Colorado

College Football

TUCSON — Khalil Tate beat Colorado with his legs last year in a record-setting performance. The Arizona quarterback took down the Buffaloes with his arm in the rematch.

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Prime-time matchup: Tua Tagovailoa takes on LSU secondary

College football

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Alabama's Tua Tagovailoa has been one of the nation's most electric quarterbacks, flinging one touchdown pass after another without a single interception.

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Teams eye NCAA Tournament after missing out last season

College basketball

The preseason rankings suggest next season's NCAA Tournament could feature plenty of new faces.

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4-year plan? Embry-Riddle men seek first winning season

College basketball

PRESCOTT — Now in its fourth season, Embry-Riddle’s men’s basketball program continues its search for respectability in the NAIA and the Cal Pac Conference.

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Roughriders’ spikers stun Eastern Arizona, qualify for region title match

Junior College Volleyball

THATCHER — Yavapai College’s volleyball team got the last laugh against defending region/district champion Eastern Arizona College on Halloween night, eliminating the Gila Monsters from the postseason, 3-2, in an NJCAA Region I semifinal.

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Conference season takes a toll in the Pac-12

College Football

There’s talk every season about how the Pac-12 cannibalizes itself.

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Alabama, Clemson, LSU, Notre Dame top 1st CFP rankings

If you don't like the first College Football Playoff selection committee rankings, don't worry. Saturday's slate of huge games guarantees major changes are coming next week.

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Record changes in Top 25 after 11 ranked losses

College football

No. 22 Syracuse and No. 23 Virginia broke long runs of being unranked and were among a record seven teams to move into The Associated Press college football poll after a season-high 11 ranked teams lost this weekend.

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Preview: Embry-Riddle eyes Cal Pac title in just 3rd year of existence

College Women's Basketball

PRESCOTT — The Embry-Riddle women’s basketball team looks to improve on last year’s success under first year coach Michael Trujillo.

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Tate returns, Arizona rolls over No. 19 Oregon 44-15

College Football

TUCSON — J.J. Taylor burst through holes and leaped over defenders. Khalil Tate was sharp in his return. The defense created turnovers, so did special teams.

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Harry’s punt return TD pulls Sun Devils past USC 38-35

College Football

LOS ANGELES — Arizona State wide receiver N’Keal Harry still has work to do deciding when to catch a punt, when to signal for a fair catch and when to let the ball bounce.

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Roundup: No. 2 Clemson hands Florida State worst home loss, 59-10

College Football

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Trevor Lawrence threw four touchdown passes, and No. 2 Clemson handed Florida State its worst home loss in program history with a 59-10 victory Saturday.

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Ducks look for faster start against struggling Wildcats

College Football

TUCSON — Oregon’s bid to win the Pac-12 North took a hit with last week’s loss to No. 14 Washington State.

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USC to start new QB against feisty Arizona State

College Football

LOS ANGELES — The recent history between Arizona State and Southern California has been light on competitive games, with only one of the past seven games decided by fewer than 21 points.

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Pima ends Yavapai soccer’s season in regional semis

Junior College Soccer

TUCSON — Yavapai College’s soccer team defied at least a couple of postseason odds in 2017. But could the 2018 Roughriders replicate even a fraction of that squad’s feats Thursday, Oct. 25, at Kino North Stadium? As it turned out, no.

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ACC coaches have more questions than worries about G League

College Basketball

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Atlantic Coast Conference coaches say they have more questions than worries about the NBA G League option for elite prospects.

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Purdue’s Edwards headlines preseason AP All-America team

College Basketball

Carsen Edwards went through the NBA draft combine and multiple workouts before deciding to return for his junior season at Purdue.

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Yavapai advances to region semis with 5-2 win over Mesa

Junior College Soccer

PRESCOTT — Yavapai College’s soccer team stayed alive in the NJCAA Region 1, Division I playoffs on Tuesday, Oct. 23, mowing down Mesa Community College, 5-2, at Ken Lindley Field to qualify for the semifinal round.

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What the heck is going on in the Pac-12? It’s complicated

College Football

Washington State is the Pac-12’s only team with a shot, albeit a long one, at the College Football Playoff. And as for the Pac-12 South, well, it’s a jumble. Plot twists are dominating this Pac-12 season.

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