McGhee, one of the greatest athletes in Howard history, is hoping to become the first quarterback drafted from an HBCU in nine years this spring.
With longtime coach Frank Beamer recovering from throat surgery, his son, running backs coach Shane, has helped prepare the Hokies for Saturday’s bowl game against Cincinnati.
Even when the shots were not falling, Arizona could always rely on its defense to pull out close games. The Wildcats had a hard time stopping UNLV at all, much less at the end of the game, and now its long nonconference winning streak is over.
San Diego State’s Donny Hageman missed a 34-yard field goal with 24 seconds remaining, allowing Navy to escape with a 17-16 victory over the Aztecs in the Poinsettia Bowl on Tuesday.
Joe McDonald scored 14 points, John Kopriva 11 and Yuta Watanabe 10 as George Washington rallied past Colorado 53-50 in the semifinals of the Diamond Head Classic Tuesday.
As a quarterback at New Mexico, Rocky Long ran a triple-option offense. As San Diego State’s defensive-minded coach, he’ll use his 3-3-5 alignment to try to stop junior quarterback Keenan Reynolds and the rest of the Midshipmen.
Kethan Savage had 18 points, Patricio Garino added 15 and John Kopriva scored 10 for the Colonials (7-3), who held the Bobcats to 15 points on 7-of-28 shooting in the second half.
One of seven unbeatens in the Top 25, Kentucky has a legitimate shot at ending that way. There hasn’t been an undefeated season since Bob Knight led Indiana to a 32-0 record in 1975-76. But those Hoosiers weren’t as long, athletic, deep and versatile as these Wildcats.
Layman had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Melo Trimble had 16 points as the No. 17 Terrapins beat Oklahoma State on the road on Sunday, 73-64.
Mike Tobey scored 15 points in the first half and No. 6 Virginia held Harvard to one field goal before the break as the Cavaliers rolled, 76-27 Sunday.
L.J. Peak made two free throws with 7.5 seconds left to help Georgetown thwart Charlotte’s second-half rally and claim an 81-78 win Saturday.
Justin Anderson scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half, helping Virginia shake off the rust of an 11-day layoff for exams and defeat Cleveland State, 70-54.