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Temple ends USF’s season with convincing victory

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The South Florida Bulls saw their season come to an end on Friday with a 79-62 loss to the Temple Owls in the quarterfinals of the American Conference Tournament. Temple was in control for most of the game played at the Amway Center in Orlando.Am Temple, the tournament’s top seed, jumped out to a double-digit lead midway through the first half. They held a 35-27 advantage heading into the halftime locker room. Chris Perry scored the first basket of the…

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St. Petersburg Bowl: Don’t underestimate UConn

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Those underestimating the University of Connecticut Huskies on Saturday would be making a mistake when it takes on the Marshall Thundering Herd at Tropicana Field in the St. Petersburg Bowl. It is easy to look at some of their losses this year and think Marshall could roll over them. There was the 37-13 rout at the hands of Cincinnati and the season-ending 27-3 pasting from Temple to look at as evidence. But this Huskie team did something no other team…

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FSU likes Swamp; Tide’s Derrick Henry carries load

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Rivalry Week provided some close games, but also a number of lopsided scores. Florida State’s 27-2 victory over Florida was much more competitive than the final score would indicate. Here are a few of the numbers that stand out after Saturday’s games. 220 – Rushing yards by No. 14 North Carolina’s Elijah Hood in the Tar Heels’ 45-34 win over North Carolina State on Saturday. Hood also scored two touchdowns as North Carolina jumped on the Wolfpack, 35-7 by the…

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