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Saturday's College Bowl Capsules

Games played on Dec. 20, 2014

COLLEGE FOOTBALL BOWL ROUNDUP: Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another Saturday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State in the Las Vegas Bowl.

Saturday's Top 25 College Men's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Dec. 20, 2014

COLLEGE MEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Devin Booker had 19 points and No. 1 Kentucky scored the game's first 24 points in an 83-42 victory over UCLA on Saturday.

Saturday's Top 25 College Women's Basketball Capsules

Games played on Dec. 20, 2014

COLLEGE WOMEN'S BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Ariel Massengale scored 14 of her 18 points in the second half and No. 10 Tennessee beat No. 7 Stanford 59-40 on Saturday for its fifth consecutive victory.

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Eagles near elimination, fall 27-24 to Redskins

The Philadelphia Eagles have proved themselves to be a mirage, a team that got away with its faults until it couldn't any longer. Leaders in the NFC East as recently as a week ago, they're now just about done in the playoff race, and they're in no position to argue that they deserve any better.

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Rice's 3-pointer sinks Missouri 62-59

During a timeout with 17.8 seconds remaining in a tie game on Saturday, Missouri coach Kim Anderson figured Illinois would attempt to find guard Rayvonte Rice for the final shot. Rice did end up with the ball as the clock wound down, dribbling around behind the 3-point line, guarded by Tigers Keith Shamburger and Johnathan Williams III. Unable to drive forward, Rice stepped back for a fade-away attempt that converted at the buzzer for a 62-59 win.

Pintos win title at Linn Invitational

The California boys basketball team beat Fatima 54-37 in the title game of the Linn Invitational on Friday.

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Lady Crusaders bounce Lady Bulldogs, 43-13

The Helias Lady Crusaders made their first shot Friday night, then missed missed their next 15 the remainder of the first quarter.

Falcons finish third in Linn Invitational

The Blair Oaks boys basketball team defeated Linn 57-39 to finish third in the Linn Invitational.

Calvary uses balanced attack to rip Higbee

When you score 85 points in a basketball game, odds are you’re going to have a lot of players get in on the action, and the Calvary Lutheran Lions were sharing the wealth Friday night.

Lady Lions battle back from rough start before falling to Lady Tigers

When the Calvary Lutheran girls basketball team found themselves down 11-0 less than four minutes into Friday’s game against Higbee, it looked as if it might be a long night for the Lady Lions.

Late 3-pointer dooms Crusaders

In loss at Branson

BRANSON — Helias fell Friday night after Branson’s Colby Sutton drilled a 3-pointer with 4.4 seconds left, sending the Pirates to a 47-44 victory.

Boys Basketball: Chamois 56, Prairie Home 46

Behind 18 points from Aaron Brandt, Chamois defeated Prairie Home on Friday, 56-46.

Boys Basketball: Vienna 65, Newburg 51

Jordan Garnett and Isaac Weider each scored 20 points as Vienna defeated Newburg on Friday, 65-51.

Boys Basketball: Jefferson City JV 62, Cuba 47

The Jefferson City JV boys basketball team defeated Cuba 62-47 in the fifth-place game of the Linn Invitational.

Former boxing champ Terrell dies at 75

Ernie Terrell, whose brief reign as heavyweight champion ended with a punishing loss to Muhammad Ali in a 1967 grudge match, has died. He was 75.

Royals sign Rios

The Royals have been so busy this offseason, they gave out two No. 15 jerseys in one week.

It’s time to go bowling

In college football

The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year’s three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one.

Tigers, Illini to play Braggin’ Rights game today

When Kim Anderson was asked to recall his favorite memory from the Missouri-Illinois Braggin’ Rights series, the first-year Missouri basketball head coach didn’t hesitate.

Five Rams give back to Ferguson

‘Hands Up’ players donate to residents at holiday event

JENNINGS — The St. Louis Rams players who did the “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” gesture treated residents of nearby Ferguson to some holiday cheer Friday.

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Rams’ Mason wants to forget about first fumble

ST. LOUIS — Tre Mason averaged just 2.5 yards per carry last week. A critical lost fumble hurt the most for the St. Louis Rams rookie running back, and he is looking for a bounceback game against the New York Giants.