Cincinnati played physical and aggressive defense that harassed North Carolina State's top backcourt scorers.
Roy Williams wanted a timeout. What the North Carolina coach got was a technical foul that woke up a sleepy crowd and a sloppy team.
Duke was so close — again.
There were moments when top-ranked Kentucky could have blinked against No. 4 Louisville with its veterans battling second-half foul trouble and shooting woes.
Coach Roy Williams gave Justin Jackson an earful about how many shots he hoisted for No. 20 North Carolina.
A turnaround season got a little sweeter for North Carolina State in the Bitcoin Bowl.
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora knew that his team was going to have to play a very good game to beat Rutgers in the Quick Lane Bowl.
Central Florida can finish with at least 10 wins for the fourth time in five years, while North Carolina State hopes to take another step forward under second-year coach Dave Doeren.
With the NFL's Lions taking over Detroit's bowl game, the city was able to upgrade its conference matchup, going from a top Mid-American Conference team and an at-large berth to a Big Ten vs. ACC pairing.
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.