HOUSTON (AP) — TJ McMahon threw for 303 yards with three touchdown passes to lead Rice over Louisiana-Lafayette 33-21 on Saturday night in a Conference USA opener.
McMahon, who threw an 8-yard touchdown pass to Luke McCaffrey late in the second quarter, hit Bradley Rozner for a 12-yard score early in the third.
Appalachian State (10-2, 7-1 Sun Belt) at No. 20 Louisiana-Lafayette (11-1, 8-0, No. 24 CFP), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN).
Line: Appalachian State by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Brooklyn Nets (5-3, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (1-7, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Pistons -10; over/under is 212
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for three touchdowns, setting a program record with 65 for his career, and Louisiana-Lafayette eased by Texas State 45-0 on Saturday.
Lewis, in his 33rd consecutive start, broke Jake Delhomme's record (64) with a 3-yard connection to Jalen Williams over the middle in the third quarter.
Detroit Pistons (0-3, 15th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Philadelphia 76ers (2-2, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Philadelphia; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Detroit aims to break its three-game skid with a victory against Philadelphia.
Detroit Pistons (0-2, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Atlanta Hawks (1-1, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Atlanta; Monday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Atlanta hosts Detroit in a matchup of Eastern Conference teams.
Detroit Pistons (0-1, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Chicago Bulls (2-0, second in the Eastern Conference)
JONESBORO, ARK. (AP) — Freshman Montrell Johnson took a handoff 99 yards for a school and Sun Belt Conference record-long touchdown, Chris Smith rushed for 238 yards and the game-winner and Louisiana-Lafayette battled past Arkansas State 28-27 on Thursday night.
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — Levi Lewis threw for one touchdown and ran for another, Chris Smith added two rushing scores and Louisiana-Lafayette eased by Appalachian State 41-13 on Tuesday night.
Louisiana-Lafayette (5-1, 3-0 Sun Belt Conference) scored a touchdown on its first three drives and led 20-6 at the break.
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Chris Smith and quarterback Levi Lewis each had a first-quarter touchdown run and Louisiana-Lafayette held on to beat South Alabama 20-18 on Saturday night.
Smith scored on a 10-yard run on the third play from scrimmage and Lewis brook loose for a 22-yard TD run about three minutes later for Louisiana-Lafayette (4-1, 2-0 Sun Belt Conference).
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have signed defensive end Chris Smith.
The Ravens announced the move Tuesday, the day before the team's first practice of training camp.
Smith played eight games last season for the Las Vegas Raiders.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Smith, who injured his knee in January and was out the rest of his senior season, won’t be returning to UCLA’s basketball team.
He announced his decision Monday night on social media.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As he basked in the glow of a win over Michigan, UCLA coach Mick Cronin was asked whether he thought he had the kind of team in his second season in Westwood to make a Final Four run...
More than 4 million ballots were cast in this week's presidential election in New Jersey, the most in state history, Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday.
It's still not clear what the voter turnout percentage was, however, because the results are still unofficial...