#2 Baylor vs. #5 Illinois live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The No. 2 ranked Baylor Bears will face the No. 5 ranked Illinois Fighting Illini on Wednesday from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indy.

Andre Hollins et al. on a court

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Baylor is coming off a 86-52 win over Washington on Sunday to improve to 2-0 on the season. Baylor is averaging 99 points over their last two games and will look to continue that against the Fighting Illini tonight in a showcase matchup. Illinois is averaging 98.7 points per game and will look to improve to 4-0 on the season with a win tonight.

This will be a fun one, it has the signs of a high scoring affair that you will not want to miss. Here is everything you need to know to tune in to tonight’s college basketball action:

#2 Baylor vs. #5 Illinois

When: Wednesday, December 2 Time: 10:00 p.m. ET TV Channel: ESPN Live Stream: fuboTV

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David Quessenberry Hits Career Peak With First NFL Start

He found out while watching film at some point last week. The first family member he broke the news to was his wife because she, he said, has been around for all of his “hard days.”

Presumably not long after the Tennessee Titans placed offensive tackle Ty Sambrailo on injured reserve, David Quessenberry knew that he would have a chance to do something he hadn’t done at any point of his NFL career: start a game.

Even after he helped the Titans dominate the Colts 45-26, it was hard for the veteran offensive lineman to aptly describe the experience.

“It’s hard to put into words. It really is. It’s very special for me. It’s something I have been working for for a long time,” he said. “It’s been a huge mountain to climb … a lot of peaks and valleys along the way. Just going out there and being

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SportsPulse: Dan Wolken reacts to the second College Football Playoff rankings and believes Ohio State can get into the playoff without qualifying for the Big Ten championship game given the committee’s track record.


With a pair of Power Five jobs open already at South Carolina and Vanderbilt and more to come as the college football season winds down, the coaching carousel promises to be more robust than most people within the industry expected a few months ago. 

How much more? That’s still an open question, as COVID-19 hasn’t halted frustration among fans and administrators at underachieving programs such as Michigan, Tennessee, Auburn, Texas and Virginia Tech to name a few. 

But the financial ramifications and optics of making expensive coaching moves this year, as athletic departments and universities generally are cutting budgets, are very real for schools that have had to absorb a significant revenue hit. On

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As expected, the college hoops season is off to a rocky start. Here’s what health experts have to say about the upcoming season

We’re a week into the 2020-21 college basketball season, and the 11-time national champion UConn women’s basketball team has been strangely absent from fans’ TV screens. That’s how it’ll stay until at least mid-December.

Five days prior to what would have been the Huskies’ season opener, a member of the program (not a player or coach) tested positive for COVID-19, resulting in a two-week pause of team activities that wiped out the team’s three early nonconference games. The shutdown arose less than a week after the UConn men returned from a shutdown of their own due to a player testing positive.

With COVID-19 cases surging nationwide, UConn is far from the only school that needed to delay the start of its basketball season or pause things a few days in after someone contracted the virus. In the Big East alone, nine of 11 member schools have publicly disclosed temporary shutdowns

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Titans’ David Quessenberry, who beat cancer, got first start vs. Colts


Titans offensive lineman David Quessenberry beat cancer

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David Quessenberry had more career touchdowns – one – than starts going into Sunday’s game against the Colts.

The Titans offensive lineman pulled that score to 1-1 when he finally, four years after making his NFL debut and not much more than three years removed from his final cancer treatment, was able to start what he finished.

Quessenberry, whose football career and life were question marks when he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s T Lymphoblastic lymphoma in 2014, took his place at left tackle for the beginning of what turned out to be a 45-26 victory Sunday. 

He played 68 snaps, tied for most among Titans linemen in the game. Also the same number of combined snaps he’d played in 12 previous NFL games spanning three seasons.

More: ‘A hell of a fight’: Titans OL David Quessenberry beat cancer. Now he’s

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How this rapper quit his music career to start a cat rescue

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Atlanta resident Sterling Davis was on a break from a rap tour when he applied for a job at the county shelter scooping kitty litter. He just wanted to stay busy and make a little money. Plus, he’s always loved animals, like his cat at the time, Rick James.

“I did horrible in the interview because they had cats in the room and I was playing with all the cats, kissing all the cats,” he told TODAY.

Even though he didn’t really answer any of the questions because he was distracted by the friendly felines, he got the job because, as the person who hired him said, “We’re not seeing people like you with cats.”

Davis, 40, started helping shelter employees with trap-neuter-return cases. The team would trap community cats (formerly called “feral”), bring them to the shelter to be vaccinated and spayed

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#14 North Carolina vs. UNLV live stream, NCAA college basketball, TV channel, start time, odds, predictions

The No. 14 ranked North Carolina Tar Heels will face the UNLV Rebels from Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, NC.

a close up of a man throwing a ball: No. 15: PG, Cole Anthony, North Carolina  Is Anthony the player some thought a year ago could be the No. 1 overall pick in this draft? Is he the massive disappointment who underachieved at North Carolina? Somewhere in the middle? It's worth taking him here to find out. Great value.

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No. 15: PG, Cole Anthony, North Carolina Is Anthony the player some thought a year ago could be the No. 1 overall pick in this draft? Is he the massive disappointment who underachieved at North Carolina? Somewhere in the middle? It’s worth taking him here to find out. Great value.

North Carolina is coming off a 79-60 win over the College of Charleston last time out, they were able to make a 14-0 first-half run and applied their defensive scheme to control the majority of the game. Meanwhile, UNLV is looking to rebound from a 91-78 loss to Montana State in the opener. They’ll have to play better on both sides of the ball if they plan to upset the Tar Heels tonight.

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Dezmon Jackson Explodes In First Career Start; Totals Over 230 Yards & 3 TD’s

STILLWATER — As the Cowboys entered this game, they knew they would be rolling without Chuba Hubbard and LD Brown. This means the next man up to start was former JUCO transfer and normal third stringer, Dezmon Jackson. 

What they did not know, was how much production they would get out of Jackson. For the past two seasons, I have heard Cowboy coaches, both on record and off, rave about Jackson’s abilities and the level of dominance he routinely showed in practice. But when you’re behind a 2,000 yard rusher and a redshirt senior who has shown star ability, a chance to prove yourself is hard find. 

Jackson told the media after the game that he was told last Monday that he was going to be the starter against Texas Tech. “On Monday, my coach game to me and told me that I was starting and all week I was

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Jets’ Sam Darnold Can Start the Next Stage of His NFL Career on Sunday

Sam Darnold starting on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins is more than just a return from injury. 

For the Jets quarterback, it’s the beginning of a six-week span that could change the rest of this 23-year-old’s career.

Jets head coach Adam Gase revealed on Friday afternoon that barring any significant setback in practice, Darnold—who has missed four of the last six games with a right shoulder injury—will be back under center this weekend.

Brought in with a first-round pick in 2018 with every intention of turning this franchise around, the first three years of Darnold’s career in green and white haven’t gone as planned. The former third overall selection is 11-21 in his career and has yet to bring this team close to playoff contention. 

This season specifically, to put it bluntly by the numbers, Darnold has been one of the worst quarterbacks in the league. He’s ranked 30th out

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Oregon State rolls to a 2-0 start with an emphatic 114-42 win over Northwest University

Oregon State left no doubt against outmanned Northwest University, using a 30-0 first-half run to roll to a 114-42 win Friday morning at Gill Coliseum.

The Beavers (2-0) scored 100 points for the second time of coach Wayne Tinkle’s seven-year tenure. Ethan Thompson hit 7 of 9 shots and scored 17 points as six Beavers scored in double figures.

OSU shot 66% from the floor (44 of 67), and hit 10 of 18 from three-point range. The Beavers forced 20 Northwest turnovers, and the NAIA school from Bellevue, Washington, shot 28% (16 of 57) from the floor.

The Beavers trailed 5-4 early, but soon embarked on a nine-minute stretch when they blanked Northwest while extending the lead to 41-7. Oregon State led 57-15 at halftime. The Beavers’ largest lead was the final margin.

Every healthy player on OSU’s roster played, including the first-ever action from Joey Potts, who scored five

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