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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 318 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1-ranked Alabama beat No. 4 Oklahoma 45-34 in the College Football Playoff semifinal at the Orange Bowl. Alabama (14-0) advanced to the national championship game for the fourth consecutive season and will play Jan. 7 in Santa Clara, California, against familiar foe Clemson.

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Kyler Murray had it all working: Pinpoint throws, speedy feet and unflappable resolve all the way to the finish. If this was his football finale, it was a gem. Murray threw for 308 yards and two touchdowns, rushed for another 109 and another touchdown, and it still wasn't enough. The Heisman Trophy winner isn't going to play in the national championship game, after top-ranked Alabama downed fourth-ranked Oklahoma 45-34 in the Orange Bowl.

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — After a cautious start, Oklahoma State pushed the tempo and let the 3-point darts fly in a 69-59 victory over Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Cameron McGriff had 15 points and 11 rebounds while Thomas Dziagwa made four 3- pointers, three in the second half, for 12 points as OSU concluded its nonconference slate at 6-6. Transfer Curtis Jones, playing his second home game, added 12 points.

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ciera Johnson scored 17 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds and No. 23 Texas A&M had its first undefeated December in 10 seasons, defeating UT Rio Grande Valley 84-61. Kayla Wells scored 21 points to lead the Aggies (11-2), who have won seven straight, and Jada Walton added a career-high 14.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Destiny Littleton scored 22 points, one of three Texas players to set career highs, and the No. 13 Longhorns warmed up for conference play with its highest scoring game of the season, a 104-66 win over Northwestern State. Sug Sutton had 18 points and Olamide Aborowa 17, both career bests, for the Longhorns (10-2), who had five players score in double figures.

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State's Kamau Stokes scored 20 points, including a series of clutch 3-pointers after George Mason had mounted a charge, and the Wildcats held on for a shaky 59-58 victory Saturday night. Xavier Sneed added 13 points and Barry Brown had 12 for Kansas State. The Wildcats led by 20 in the second half before George Mason missed a chance to take the lead in the final seconds.

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