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UNDATED (AP) — The College Football Playoff rankings were unchanged at the top this week, with LSU first followed by Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia. The selection committee’s third weekly rankings had little movement in the top 10, with Alabama fifth followed by Oregon, Utah, Penn State, Oklahoma and Minnesota.
SEATTLE (AP) — Isaiah Stewart dominated on the interior and scored 16 points, Quade Green added 11 points on 5-for-5 shooting, and No. 25 Washington rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 72-53 win over Maine. The Huskies were handed their first setback over the weekend in a 75-62 loss to No. 20 Tennessee on a neutral court in Toronto, but began a stretch of three games in six days with a convincing victory where Washington finally found a rhythm at the offensive end.
UNDATED (AP) — Sixth-ranked Oregon has wrapped up the Pac-12 North, but the South could go down to the wire. The best-case scenario for the Ducks would be to face No. 7 Utah in the conference title game if they hope to make the College Football Playoff field. USC could also sneak into the conference championship as the regular season winds to a close.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Onyeka Okongwu scored a career-high 33 points, Nick Rakocevic had 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Southern California rallied from an early pair of double-digit deficits to beat Pepperdine 91-84. The Trojans improved to 5-0 for the first time in three years behind Okongwu’s fourth double-digit scoring effort of the season and his first to top 30 points.
STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Jaiden Delaire scored a career-high 21 points, Oscar da Silva added 16 points, and Stanford beat Maryland Eastern Shore 76-55 in the first-ever meeting between the teams. Spencer Jones added 12 points, all on 3-pointers, for the Cardinal (5-0), who are off to their best start in eight years.
UNDATED (AP) — Duke will face California in basketball and possibly No. 22 Texas at Madison Square Garden after climbing to No. 1. The Blue Devils moved atop the AP Top 25 after the previous No. 1, Kentucky, lost to unranked Evansville at home.
UNDATED (AP) — California defensive back Ashtyn Davis, Georgia kicker Rodrigo Blankenship and Michigan State defensive end Kenny Willekes are finalists for the Burlsworth Trophy, which honors the top college football player who began his career as a walk-on. Davis is one of the top safeties in the country, ranking third on Cal in tackles with 49. Blankenship is 19 for 22 on field goals this season and has scored 92 points for Georgia. Willekes has 10 tackles for loss, including 6½ sacks for Michigan State.
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