CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Day'Ron Sharpe and Armando Bacot combined for 33 points and 18 rebounds as North Carolina used its strength inside to beat North Carolina State 86-76 on...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — No team in the NFC has allocated more salary cap space to the safety position than the Minnesota Vikings, who will rely even more heavily this season on their excellent yet...
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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kirk Cousins will be staying longer in Minnesota. Stefon Diggs is headed out.
The Vikings didn't let limited salary-cap space deter them from making big moves as the...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina forward Brandon Robinson was hurt in a weekend car crash and the school says the injuries are not serious.
A look at the upcoming week around the Atlantic Coast Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEKEND
Clemson at North Carolina on Saturday. No, neither team is ranked, but the game is the latest...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Over Minnesota's past six games, Anthony Harris has picked off Russell Wilson, Aaron Rodgers and Drew Brees, owners of three of the four lowest interception percentages in the...
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina freshman Anthony Harris will have surgery next week for a torn knee ligament suffered in Monday’s win against Yale.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — North Carolina was fully in control in the first half, using a big run to build a double-digit lead. The way the Tar Heels were playing, it looked like their losing streak would...
SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have all of their questionable defensive standouts available for the game against the Minnesota Vikings with Jadeveon Clowney, Jarran Reed, Mychal Kendricks and...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have claimed safety Andrew Sendejo off waivers from Philadelphia, bringing back a longtime piece of their secondary.
Only four weeks into the regular season and it's already been a rough time health-wise for several NFL starting quarterbacks.
The Steelers' Ben Roethlisberger is out for the season with an...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After dropping back to pass a mere 11 times for Minnesota, Kirk Cousins joked that this defense-and-running-dominated performance felt like youth football.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — With six players who have been to the Pro Bowl and only one new starter in a well-regarded scheme that has remained largely unchanged entering a sixth season under coach Mike...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Los Angeles Rams quarterback Sean Mannion and ex-Denver Broncos wide receiver Jordan Taylor.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Eli Chuha had 14 points as New Mexico State easily beat Chicago State 86-49 in the Western Athletic Conference Tourney quarterfinals on Thursday.
No. 8 seed Chicago State (3-28, 0-16) vs. No. 1 seed New Mexico State (27-4, 15-1)
Western Athletic Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Orleans Arena, Las Vegas; Thursday, 2 p.m....
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have a little bit more flexibility to spend on offseason renovations, after moving on from two veteran starters.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Jordan Giles had 17 points and nine rebounds as UMKC romped past Chicago State 76-61 on Saturday as the Cougars lost their 20th straight game.
UMKC (10-20, 5-10) vs. Chicago State (3-27, 0-15)
Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Saturday, 3:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UMKC looks to extend Chicago State's conference losing streak...
CHICAGO (AP) — Ivan Aurrecoechea registered 17 points as New Mexico State stretched its winning streak to 15 games, easily defeating Chicago State 92-58 on Saturday.
New Mexico State (25-4, 13-1) vs. Chicago State (3-26, 0-14)
Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Saturday, 3:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: NMSU looks for its 13th straight win in the...
CHICAGO (AP) — Javon Levi had 11 points and 10 assists to lead Texas Rio Grande Valley to an 82-77 win over Chicago State on Thursday night.
Lesley Varner II had 14 points and seven rebounds...
Texas Rio Grande Valley (16-14, 7-6) vs. Chicago State (3-25, 0-13)
Jones Convocation Center, Chicago; Thursday, 8:05 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: UTRGV looks for its eighth straight win in...
SEATTLE (AP) — Terrell Brown had 20 points as Seattle easily defeated Chicago State 77-57 on Saturday.
Morgan Means had 12 points for Seattle (15-12, 3-9 Western Athletic Conference)....
OREM, Utah (AP) — Jake Toolson had 25 points as Utah Valley rolled past Chicago State 103-71 on Thursday night.
CHICAGO (AP) — Michael Finke scored 22 points, Carlos Johnson added 21 and Grand Canyon scored the first 17 points of the game and cruised past Chicago State 90-59 on Saturday, handing the Cougars their 15th consecutive loss.
CHICAGO (AP) — James Suber recorded 13 points and 13 rebounds to lead Cal State Bakersfield to a 75-62 win over Chicago State on Thursday night.
Jarkel Joiner had 16 points for Cal State Bakersfield (16-9, 7-4 Western Athletic Conference). Rickey Holden added 14 points. Darius Williams had 12 points for the visiting team.
Travon Bell had 19 points for the Cougars (3-22, 0-10), who have now lost 14 straight games. Anthony Harris added 11 points. Cameron Bowles had 10 points.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Terrell Brown scored 19 points with four 3-poiners, Clayton Henry added 12 with four 3s, and New Mexico State routed Chicago State 83-39 on Saturday to win its seventh straight.
Jabari Rice scored 10 points and Mohamed Thiam grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds for the Aggies (18-4, 7-1 Western Athletic Conference), who made 15 of 37 3-pointers and scored 32 points off of 21 Cougars' turnovers.
EDINBURG, Texas (AP) — Terry Winn III had 14 points to lead four players in double-figure scoring and the UT Rio Grande Valley defense held Chicago State to just 17 first-half points en route to a 77-46 Western Athletic Conference rout on Thursday night.
The Vaqueros bounced back from a tough, 63-61 loss to New Mexico State Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Wyatt Lowell had 15 points with nine rebounds off the bench, Jake Toolson scored a game-high 18 points and Utah Valley defeated Chicago State 74-60 on Saturday.
Baylee Steele added 12 points and TJ Washington scored 10 for the Wolverines (15-7, 4-3 Western Athletic Conference).
Cameron Bowles and Anthony Harris scored 17 points apiece and Rob Shaw added 10 points for the Cougars (3-18, 0-6).
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — Jarkel Joiner scored 22 points for Cal State Bakersfield and the Roadrunners closed on a 17-3 run to beat Chicago State 86-73 on Saturday night.
Chicago State led 70-69 with about three minutes left. Joiner scored five points and Justin Edler-Davis made two 3-pointers during the closing stretch.
CSU Bakersfield (13-6, 5-1 Western Athletic Conference) has won five of its last six games. Chicago State (3-16, 0-4) has lost eight straight.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon McKissic scored 21 points and UMKC turned 15 turnovers into 21 points, defeating Chicago State 80-72 in the Western Athletic Conference opener for both teams Saturday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Travon Bell scored 16 points on five 3-pointers and Chicago State beat Eastern Illinois 80-72 on Saturday.
Rob Shaw added 14 points and a team-high 11 assists for the Cougars (2-8). Anthony Harris had 12 points and 11 rebounds, Delshon Strickland scored another 12 points and Cameron Bowles chipped in with 11.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Harris scored 19 points, Rob Shaw added 18 points and 10 assists, and Chicago State beat USCAA-member East-West 90-67 for its first win of the season on Thursday night.
The game was close for the entire first half and then the Cougars (1-8) pulled away with a 22-4 run to lead 56-37 with 13:56 left in the second half. The Phantoms never recovered, getting the deficit only as close as 16.
PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Elijah Childs posted his second double-double in three games as Bradley cruised to an 86-70 victory over winless Chicago State on Saturday afternoon.
Darrell Brown knocked down four from long range to total 16 points and Luuk van Bree added 14 for the Braves. Childs finished with 12 points, 11 rebounds and three steals. Nate Kennell chipped in 10 points.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Chris Howell scored 12 of his 17 points in a dominant first half for Jackson State and he added 11 rebounds and five assists to propel the Tigers to an 81-68 victory over Chicago State on Tuesday night.
Lemmie Howard pitched in with 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting for the Tigers (1-4), who took the lead for good on Jeremiah Bozeman's 3-pointer that made it 9-6 with 13:29 left in the first half.
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Jeromy Rodriguez scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Tray Boyd III hit six 3-pointers and added another 18 points off the bench as East Tennessee State kicked off the mainland portion of the Cayman Islands Classic on Monday night, pulling away from Chicago State late for an 86-61 victory.
The victory advances the Buccaneers to face Sam Houston State on Tuesday.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Damiyne Durham scored 14 points and led six Roadrunners into double-figure scoring as Cal State Bakersfield won its first Western Athletic Conference game of the season, topping Chicago State, 89-78 on Saturday afternoon.
CSU Bakersfield came into the game on a six-game losing streak, including its first four WAC games. Chicago State's losing streak now stands at 16 games, five straight in conference. The loss was the Cougars 20th of the season.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings starters WR Adam Thielen (lower back) and S Andrew Sendejo (concussion) are both listed as questionable for Sunday's NFC championship game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
SEATTLE (AP) — Morgan Means and Richaud Gittens scored 17 points apiece and Seattle edged Chicago State 67-64 on Thursday night, the 13th straight loss for the Cougars.
Matej Kavas added 14 points, including the last basket of the game with 17 seconds left, for the Redhawks (12-7, 1-1 Western Athletic Conference), which forced the Cougars (2-17, 0-2) into a tougher shot that missed as time ran out. Aaron Menzies had a career-high 19 rebounds and 9 points.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Reed Timmer buried seven 3-pointers and all seven of his free throws for a career-high 32 points and Drake turned back Chicago State 79-67 on Sunday.
Nick McGlynn just missed his third straight double-double with 17 points and nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-1).
Fred Sims Jr. hit five 3s and scored 25 to lead the Cougars (2-7), while Glen Burns had 15 points with five assists and Deionte Simmons tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds.
CHICAGO (AP) — Anthony Harris and Fred Sims each scored 19 points and Chicago State broke into the win column, trouncing NAIA member Silver Lake College, 101-51 in its home opener Tuesday night.
The Cougars took an 11-point lead into intermission, 40-29, then poured it on in the second half, outscoring the Pheasants 61-24 over the final 20 minutes.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith will not play against Jacksonville on Sunday because of a severely sprained ankle.
He missed all three days of practice this week and could be out longer after hurting his left ankle during a loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Dec. 1. Coach Mike Zimmer said this week Anthony Harris would likely start in place of Smith, who is one of the team's biggest playmakers.