Alex Harris scored 22 points, grabbed seven rebounds and dished off 5 assists to lead Cal State-Fullerton to a 65-55 win at Nevada Saturday night.
Marcus Mariota has won the Heisman Trophy, becoming the first Oregon player to earn college football’s top individual honor.
Later this week the Heisman Trophy will add one new member to the most exclusive fraternity in sports. It is widely expected that Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota will hear his name announced as the 2014 Heisman Trophy winner, which would make him the first player in program history to win the highest individual honor in college football.
College Football Spotlight: Stage For Awesome Playoff Set And How The Big 12 Can Join The Fun Next Year
The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year the Big 12 saw not one but two worthy candidates be shutout of the playoff.
Alabama, Oregon, Florida State and Ohio State have been selected to play in the first College Football Playoff.
Marcus Mariota made his final case for the Heisman Trophy, and No. 3 Oregon left no doubt about whether the Pac-12 champions will get a chance to play for the national title.
Thomas Walkup and Jared Johnson each scored 16 points as Stephen F. Austin thrashed Long Beach State, 74-45 on Friday night.
Atif Russell made 5 of 6 3-pointers and scored a career-high 19 points to lead Pepperdine over Cal State Northridge 66-56 on Thursday night.
This week’s slate of conference championship games not only serves as an appetizer or opening round to the College Football Playoff, but it doubles as the grand stage for this year’s top Heisman candidates to showcase their stuff and perhaps offer a signature Heisman moment before the votes are due.
Norman Powell led five players in double figures with 18 points, making three 3-pointers, and UCLA routed Cal State Fullerton 73-45 Wednesday night to improve to 4-0 at home.
Blake Griffin scored 21 points and J.J. Redick had 20 before both sat out the fourth quarter, and the Los Angeles Clippers won their sixth straight, beating the undermanned Orlando Magic 114-86 on Wednesday night.
Mike Caffey had 17 points, five rebounds, five assists and four steals to lead Long Beach State to a 68-57 win over Nevada on Wednesday night.
Jordan McLaughlin scored 18 points, dished out seven assists and led four players in double figures to propel Southern California to a 77-61 win over Loyola Marymount on Wednesday night.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
Nikola Jovanovic scored 10 points and grabbed a career-high 16 rebounds for USC, helping the Trojans beat New Mexico 66-54 on Sunday.