It was a cornucopia of offense by both schools, but Texas RB Chris Warren stole the show for the Longhorns, setting a school rushing record by a freshman with 276 yards and 4 scores. The valiant effort however went for naught as the Red Raiders prevailed in Austin, 48-45.
Texas Tech WR Jakeem Grant was in the right place at the right time, ala Franco Harris, when he caught the ricochet of a ball and took it 65 yards for the score, helping the Red Raiders to a 48-45 victory in Austin.
Notre Dame vs. Monmouth: The 17th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish found themselves in a tough fight against Monmouth Thursday in the Advocare Invitational and despite battling hard ended up being upset 70-68 . Demetrius Jackson kept the Irish in the game with 20 points on 8-of-15 shooting. He was one of five Irish players to score in double figures. Justin Robinson led Monmouth in scoring with 22 points.
Boston College vs. Michigan State: The Boston College Eagles faced a tough test in the DirecTV Wooden Legacy Thursday, falling to #3 Michigan State 99-68. Eli Carter paced BC with 22 points, but it was not enough to match the Spartans' Denzel Valentine, who recorded a triple-double with 29 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The win gave Tom Izzo his 500th career victory.
Syracuse vs. Connecticut: The Syracuse basketball team beat #18 UConn 79-76 to advance to the championship game at the Battle 4 Atlantis Tournament in the Bahamas. Five Syracuse players scored in double figures as the Orange advanced and will take on Texas A&M in the title game.
The San Francisco Dons host the North Dakota Fighting Hawks in a non-conference women's basketball game. This broadcast was produced by usfdons.com, and aired exclusively on TheW.tv on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
The UC Santa Barbara Gauchos visit the San Francisco Dons in a non-conference men's basketball showdown on The Hilltop. This broadcast was produced by usfdons.com, and aired exclusively on TheW.tv on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
The Loyola Marymount Lions host the Cal State Northridge Matadors in a non-conference men's basketball game. This broadcast was produced by LMULions.com, and aired exclusively on TheW.tv on Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
Duke vs. Yale: The #6 Blue Devils overcame an early 13-4 deficit to improve to 5-1 on the season. Matt Jones scored a team-high 17 points and Brandon Ingram added 15 points as Duke beat the Bulldogs 80-61.
Virginia vs. Lehigh: The #12 Cavaliers were led by star guard Malcolm Brogdon, who scored a game-high 23 points to help push UVA past Lehigh, 80-54. London Perrantes added 8 assists and Marial Shayok scored 11 points as the Hoos won their fourth straight game.
Syracuse vs. Charlotte: Michael Gbinije scored 26 points and Trevor Cooney added 19 as Syracuse downed Charlotte 83-70 in the quarterfinal of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Syracuse will face the winner of Michigan and Connecticut on Thanksgiving.