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Bates-Diop’s double-double help Ohio St. beat Texas Southern

By COLIN HASS-HILL, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Texas Southern leading a second-half comeback, Ohio State had to hold off the surging Tigers who chopped their deficit from 18 points to two. But Ohio State had more than enough to stave off Texas Southern. Keita Bates-Diop, ...

No. 12 Cincinnati routs Coppin State 97-54

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) — At the outset, the Bearcats didn't miss a thing, hitting their first 13 shots and all four free throws. When they needed one more basket at the end to set a school record, they came up empty — the only disappointment in another ...

Browns hoping for “jolt” from healthy WR Corey Coleman

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Corey Coleman has endured the pain of losing along with his Browns teammates for two months. He gets to do something to stop it this week. The speedy former first-round draft pick whose career has been slowed by twice breaking his right ...

Road trap? Jaguars can’t overlook winless, hungry Browns

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars are talking big and thinking bigger. This week, there was discussion about division titles, playoffs, and — get this — even making the Super Bowl. But before they get too far ahead of themselves and before the ...

Kent State doubles up Ohio Christian 90-45

KENT, Ohio (AP) — Adonis de la Rosa finished with a double-double and Jaylin Walker got hot early to propel Kent State to a 90-45 victory over NAIA member Ohio Christian on Thursday night. De la Rosa scored 14 points on 5-of-9 shooting and grabbed 12 rebounds, including five on offense for ...

Bluiett lifts No. 15 Xavier to 80-70 win over Wisconsin

By GENARO C. ARMAS, AP Sports Writer MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Xavier guard J.P. Macura waited nearly two years for a chance to avenge a tough loss to Wisconsin in the NCAA Tournament. No way that the 15th-ranked Musketeers' veteran backcourt was going to pass up their shot on Thursday ...

Werenski scores in OT, Blue Jackets beat Canadiens 2-1

MONTREAL (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made one big save without his stick, then turned away Montreal captain Max Pacioretty three times in a row. As far as Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella is concerned, that's why Columbus got two points on Tuesday night. Bobrovsky made 28 saves, Zach Werenski ...

Browns place linebacker Jamie Collins on injured reserve

By TOM WITHERS, AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns linebacker Jamie Collins has been placed on injured reserve after suffering a season-ending knee injury. Collins tore the MCL in his right knee while returning an interception in the first quarter of Sunday's loss to the Detroit ...

Nelson throws for 4 TDs, Akron beats Ohio 37-34

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Kato Nelson was 22-of-38 passing for 322 yards and four touchdowns with no interceptions and added 45 yards rushing to help Akron beat Ohio 37-34 on Tuesday night. Kwad Smith had touchdown catches of 71 and 54 yards and Manny Morgan had 55 yards rushing with one score for ...

Bengals sign rookie RB Brian Hill off Falcons practice squad

By JOE KAY, AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — The Bengals filled their need for a running back by signing Brian Hill off the Falcons practice squad Tuesday. Hill was a fifth-round pick from Wyoming. He started the season on Atlanta's 53-man roster and played one game on special teams ...