The Latest: Washington-Oregon football game canceled
___Utah State’s men’s basketball team is pausing full team activities and has canceled its game against Weber State on Saturday due to positive COVID-19 tests within the program. Texas (6-3, 5-3) returned three positive tests after blowing out Kansas State last week, prompting school officials to shut down practice. ___Citing a surge of positive COVID-19 cases and contact tracing in the football program, West Virginia has paused all football activities for the next seven days and will not host No. ___South Carolina has called off its men’s basketball game at George Washington on Monday because of a positive COVID-19 test. ___Georgia has canceled its women’s basketball game against Radford because of a positive COVID-19 test within the Highlanders’ program.
No. 8 Texas rallies to beat Texas Tech 63-56 in overtime
Texas quarterback Sam Ehlinger scores a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech, Saturday Sept. 26, 2020, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Mark Rogers)LUBBOCK, Texas – Sam Ehlinger threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Joshua Moore in overtime, sending No. 8 Texas to a wild 63-56 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday that saw the Longhorns rally with two touchdowns in the final 3 minutes of regulation. Texas Tech: The Red Raiders were on the brink of delivering second-year coach Matt Wells a signature win over a Top 10 team and big rival. The first two set up Texas touchdowns in the first half before the last one ended the game.
Texas Tech without 20-plus players with positive COVID tests
LUBBOCK, Texas Texas Tech is practicing without at least 20 players who have tested positive for COVID-19, as well as an unspecified number of additional players also being isolated because of contact with those affected by the novel coronavirus. The school said Tuesday that there were 24 active positive cases within the athletic program, including 21 involved with the football team. Texas Techs athletic program has had 64 positive cases overall from 1,382 tests completed among student-athletes and coaches and staff in multiple sports. At that point, the football team had reported 26 positive cases, all of which had recovered then. The school said any student-athlete who tests positive for COVID-19 is immediately placed in self isolation to prevent the further spread of the virus.
Houston Touchdown Club to host Tom Herman of University of Texas; Matt Wells of Texas Tech University
The quarantine is still in place, but University of Texas head football coach Tom Herman is here to talk football. Tom will speak in a Touchdown Club of Houston virtual event about the upcoming college football season and about UT. WHAT: Virtual Longhorn LuncheonWHEN: noon, Thurs., July 23, 2020COST: FreeWHERE: Zoom put name and email in this link to register:https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WFyyU8bmRSeayAK68a15XwQUESTIONS: Call Neal Farmer at 713-849-9860, or email email@example.comWEBSITE: touchdownclub.orgThere's the winds of change and the winds of Lubbock, and Texas Tech coach Matt Wells is available to discuss both with the Touchdown Club of Houston. Matt will speak in a Zoom webinar about the upcoming college football season and about Tech. WHAT: Red Raider Round-up DinnerWHEN: 7 p.m., Mon., July 27, 2020COST: FreeWHERE: Zoom link -- https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_S0ZSwen5Rampp1uhaU2_VgQUESTIONS: Call Neal Farmer at 713-849-9860, or email firstname.lastname@example.orgWEBSITE: touchdownclub.org