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Mayfield arrested for public intoxication, resisting arrest (Yahoo Sports)
Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has been arrested and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Mayfield, a Heisman Trophy finalist last year, was booked into the Washington County Jail after first walking, then running away and being tackled by an officer following an altercation near Fayetteville's Dickson Street early Saturday, police said. A preliminary police report said an intoxicated Mayfield first told an officer he was trying to break up an altercation, but that he later ''was yelling profanities and causing a scene'' while the officer questioned another man.
Arizona recruit to be first openly gay scholarship player (Yahoo Sports)
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- University of Arizona recruit My-King Johnson is set to become the first active openly gay scholarship player in major-college football history.
ACC's Swofford encouraged by bill to repeal NC's HB2 law (Yahoo Sports)
Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he's encouraged that North Carolina lawmakers have filed bipartisan legislation to repeal a law that limits protections for LGBT people. The ACC and the NCAA pulled sporting events out of the state last fall in response to the so-called bathroom bill, which also requires transgender people to use restrooms in public buildings that correspond to the sex on their birth certificates. The plan to repeal House Bill 2 was filed Wednesday, though some gay rights groups and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper - who prefers a simple repeal - have criticized add-ons to the proposal.
Georgia DT Thompson leaving school, has medical issue (Yahoo Sports)
Georgia star defensive tackle Trenton Thompson is withdrawing from school for spring semester and is dealing with what the school said Thursday is a ''significant'' medical issue that led to him being taken by police to an Athens hospital. The school said in a statement that Thompson had ''an adverse reaction to medications prescribed specifically for his medical condition'' when he was found walking on a campus road by University of Georgia police at 1:14 a.m. Thursday. Police called for medical assistance, and Thompson was taken to Athens Regional Medical Center.
Iowa State defensive back suspended following assault arrest (Yahoo Sports)
AMES, Iowa (AP) -- Iowa State defensive back Mike Johnson has been suspended from the team following his arrest on a domestic assault charge involving his live-in girlfriend.
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No. 8 North Carolina keeps rolling, tops Pitt 85-67 (Yahoo Sports)
There's a mantra North Carolina coach Roy Williams trots out on occasion when he wants to grab the attention of his talented if occasionally erratic team. It's one forward Justin Jackson knows by heart. The message finally seems to be resonating with the streaking Tar Heels, who clinched at least a share of the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season title with an 85-67 victory over Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Oakland clinches Horizon crown in win over Milwaukee (Yahoo Sports)
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Sherron Dorsey-Walker sank a career-high eight 3-pointers for a career best 28 points and Oakland clinched the Horizon League regular season championship with an 86-75 win over Milwaukee in the season finale on Sunday.
Middle Tennessee claims 1st C-USA title in school history (Yahoo Sports)
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Reggie Upshaw made three 3-pointers and scored 19 points, JaCorey Williams added 15 points and Middle Tennessee claimed its first Conference USA title with a 66-64 victory over UAB on Sunday.
Mika leads BYU to upset of No. 1 Gonzaga 79-71 (Yahoo Sports)
Top-ranked Gonzaga's quest to go undefeated this season ended under a barrage of baskets by BYU's Eric Mika on Saturday night. Mika had 29 points and 11 rebounds, and BYU upset Gonzaga 79-71. It was the Cougars' first victory ever over a No. 1 team, after four losses, and spoiled the Bulldogs' perfect record in their last regular season game.