11/18 Big Ten Conference news

Posted Nov 18, 2019 2:50 PM

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh still hasn’t beaten Ohio State, but his Michigan team has roughed up the school’s other big rivals this year. The Wolverines beat Michigan State 44-10 on Saturday. That came on the heels of a 45-14 rout of Notre Dame last month.


UNDATED (AP) — Georgia edged past Alabama to No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll after the Bulldogs had a quality road victory and the Crimson Tide lost star quarterback Tua Tagovailoa for the season. LSU remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, receiving 54 first-places votes. Ohio State and Clemson stayed second and third. Minnesota and Baylor both lost for the first time and dropped in the rankings to 11th and 13th. Oklahoma moved up two spots to No. 8.


UNDATED (AP) — The longest active bowl eligibility streak in college football is still intact after Virginia Tech qualified for a 27th consecutive season. The Hokies beat Georgia Tech 45-0 on Saturday. There are 63 teams that are bowl eligible so far.


PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Jonah Jackson has gone from one of the worst teams in the Big Ten to the penthouse of Power Five football. The Ohio State offensive lineman had a reunion with his former teammates after the second-ranked Buckeyes routed Rutgers on Saturday. Jackson transferred to Ohio State and now has a shot at a national title.


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Brevin Pritzl had 15 points and 13 rebounds off the bench, and each of Wisconsin’s five starters scored in double figures as the Badgers defeated in-state rival Marquette 77-61. Brad Davison also had 15 points for Wisconsin, which won its 12th straight non-conference home game and 300th game at the Kohl Center, which opened in January 1998. Koby McEwen scored a game-high 19 points for Marquette, which suffered its first loss of the season.


MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Destiny Pitts scored 22 points, Gadiva Hubbard added 20 and Minnesota beat No. 19 Arizona State 80-66. Jasmine Brunson added 15 points for the Gophers, who shot 50 percent, including 8 of 18 from the arc.


BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Freshman Mackenzie Holmes scored 15 points off the bench, leading a balanced attack for No. 21 Indiana in a 91-51 win over Jackson State. Holmes made 7 of 10 shots and was one of three Hoosiers with seven rebounds.

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