Jerian Grant double-doubled with 23 points and 12 assists to help No. 8 Notre Dame pick up a huge conference victory, topping No. 4 Duke 77-73. Chicago native Jahlil Okafor has 22 points in the loss.
Illinois State appeared to be in position to win its first title with a minute and a half remaining in the FCS Championship, but NDSU scored a late touchdown to hand the Redbirds a 29-27 loss.
Against a powerhouse program like North Dakota State, who has 15 playoff games in a row heading into Saturday's FCS Championship, avoiding mistakes is an absolute must for Illinois State.
4wOhio State goes for a College Football Playoff win against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day. Here's what you should be paying attention to when the Buckeyes take the field.
4wMinnesota goes for a postseason win against Missouri in the Citrus Bowl on New Year's Day. Here's what you should be paying attention to when the Gophers take the field.
4wMichigan State goes for a postseason win against Baylor in the Cotton Bowl on New Year's Day. Here's what you should be paying attention to when the Spartans take the field.
4wWisconsin goes for a postseason win against Auburn in the Outback Bowl on New Year's Day. Here's what you should be paying attention to when the Badgers take the field.
4wDuring the second half of Wednesday's game between Indiana and Nebraska in Lincoln, the two head coaches had a bit of a confrontation at midcourt. Tim Miles was shouting at Tom Crean, who stood staring like a statue as assistant coaches held Miles back.
4wPenn State had a strong showing in the first half, but Wisconsin was unstoppable on the offensive end, pulling away in the second half for a 89-72 victory in its first conference game of the season.
4wDurham? Eugene? Tallahassee? After a Tuesday report that Braxton Miller might be interested in transferring to Florida State, Urban Meyer said the place he expects Miller to be playing his home games next season is Columbus.