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NEW YORK (AP) - Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has won the Heisman Trophy, completing a climb from walk-on to one of the most accomplished players in the history of college football. The brash, flag-planting Sooners star won a lopsided vote to become the sixth Oklahoma player to the win Heisman. Bryce Love was second and Lamar Jackson was third.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - James Harden scored 48 points and the Houston Rockets won their ninth straight, overcoming a 14-point, fourth-quarter deficit to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 124-117. Harden was 16 of 29 from the field and had eight rebounds to help the Rockets (20-4) win for the 12th time in 13 road games this season.

PHOENIX (AP) - Bryn Forbes sank a 3-pointer with 21.5 seconds to play and the severely depleted San Antonio Spurs held off a fourth-quarter Phoenix rally to beat the Suns 104-101. The Spurs left Pau Gasol and Manu Ginobili home to rest after a win over Boston on Friday night and had Danny Green (left groin tightness) and Kyle Anderson (left MCL sprain) out with injuries.

DALLAS (AP) - David Perron, Reilly Smith and Brayden McNabb scored in a span of 3:37 during the second period, and the Vegas Golden Knights held off the Dallas Stars 5-3 for their fourth straight victory. Dallas has lost three in a row following a five-game winning streak.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Chris Del Conte is leaving TCU to take over the University of Texas' athletic department. Del Conte succeeds Mike Perrin, who was hired in 2015 after former athletic director Steve Patterson was forced out after less than two years. At TCU, Del Conte led the Horned Frogs into the Big 12 and heled mold a program that turned into a football power.

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) - Jeremiah Briscoe threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns and Sam Houston State held off Kennesaw State for a 34-27 victory in an FCS quarterfinal. Kennesaw State scored its second fourth-quarter touchdown to pull to 34-27 with 7:16 to play.

COMMERCE, Texas (AP) - Luis Perez threw for 288 yards and a pair of touchdowns, including a 90-yard hookup with D'Arthur Cowen that sealed Texas A&M Commerce's 31-17 defeat of Harding, sending the Lions to the Division II national championship game next week. Commerce (13-1) will face West Florida (11-3) for the title next Saturday at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City, Kansas.

BELTON, Texas (AP) - Markeith Miller ran for 139 yards and a touchdown as Mary Hardin-Baylor scored 21 first-quarter points and beat Brockport State 24-0 in a Division III semifinal. The defending National Champion and top-seeded Crusaders (14-0) will face No. 2 seed Mount Union (14-0) on Friday in the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl in Salem, Virginia.

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