Caris LeVert scored 18 points, Zak Irvin added 17 and Michigan converted clutch free throws down the stretch to hold off Penn State 73-64 Tuesday night.
Gary Browne sparked No. 17 West Virginia with 16 points while leading scorer Juwan Staten watched from the bench with an illness as the Mountaineers opened Big 12 Conference-play with a 78-67 win over TCU on Saturday.
Lucky Jones scored 17 points, Marcquise Reed and Rodney Pryor added 12 each and a balanced Robert Morris defeated cold-shooting Mount Saint Mary’s 70-45 on Saturday in the Northeast Conference opener for both teams.
Kyle Davis scored 17 points to lead a balanced attack that saw all five Dayton starters score at least 13 points on Saturday in an 81-55 Atlantic 10 opening rout of Duquesne.
Brandon Sutter scored the game-winning goal in the final two minutes, helping the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Wednesday.
Once the ball gets into the paint, No. 4 Wisconsin can be tough to stop.
Kyle Allen threw for four touchdowns and ran for a fifth Monday, and Texas A&M erased an early 10-point deficit to defeat West Virginia 45-37 in the Liberty Bowl.
The Steelers reclaimed a spot the franchise has considered practically a birthright this millennium with a 27-17 victory over Cincinnati on Sunday night. They turned away a late charge on Antwon Blake’s timely strip of Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and Antonio Brown’s ensuing 63-yard catch and run for the clinching score.
Goaltender Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots and Eric Fehr scored two goals as the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-0, on Saturday.
Christian Hackenberg hit Kyle Carter for a 10-yard touchdown pass in overtime and Penn State kicked the extra point that Boston College could not, lifting the Nittany Lions to a 31-30 win in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday night.