HILL­TOP­PERS BOWL OVER MEM­PHIS

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boca ra­ton, fla.» Se­nior An­thony Wales gained 329 yards from scrim­mage and Western Ken­tucky earned a bowl vic­tory for the third year in a row by beat­ing Mem­phis 51-31 on Tues­day night in the Boca Ra­ton Bowl.

Wales ran for a ca­reer­high 245 yards on 35 car­ries, added 84 yards on four catches and scored three times.

Team­mate Mike White threw for 336 yards and three touch­downs. Tay­wan Tay­lor had nine catches for 144 yards and his 17th touch­down of the sea­son.

Odd­s­mak­ers had pro­jected the game to be the high­est-scor­ing of the bowl sea­son, and even Western Ken­tucky left tackle For­rest Lamp got into the act, scor­ing on a 9-yard raz­zle-daz­zle run.

Penn St. coun­ter­sues

B har­ris­burg, pa.» Penn State is coun­ter­su­ing its for­mer pres­i­dent, say­ing he vi­o­lated his em­ploy­ment agree­ment by not dis­clos­ing what he knew about for­mer as­sis­tant foot­ball coach Jerry San­dusky be­fore San­dusky’s ar­rest on child mo­lesta­tion charges in 2011.

The univer­sity’s claim was filed, along with its re­sponse to a re­vised breach-of-con­tract law­suit Gra­ham Spanier filed in the court­house near State Col­lege last month.

The school said Spanier vi­o­lated a 2010 em­ploy­ment con­tract and wants back the mil­lions it has paid him over the past five years.

The coun­ter­claim said Spanier didn’t fully dis­close what he knew about the San­dusky grand jury in­ves­ti­ga­tion in 2011, or in­for­ma­tion about com­plaints re­gard­ing San­dusky show­er­ing with boys in 1998 and 2001.

Spanier at­tor­ney Tom Clare called it “a last­ditch ef­fort by Penn State to es­cape li­a­bil­ity for its mul­ti­ple clear breaches” of the sep­a­ra­tion agree­ment.

Re­port re­viewed

B min­neapo­lis» Pros­e­cu­tors said they’re re­view­ing a re­port pre­pared by Univer­sity of Min­nesota in­ves­ti­ga­tors on al­le­ga­tions of sex­ual as­sault by sev­eral mem­bers of the Go­pher foot­ball team.

In a state­ment, Hen­nepin County At­tor­ney Mike Free­man said his of­fice will re­view the re­port and has no fur­ther com­ment for now. His spokesman, Chuck Laszewski, de­clined to com­ment on whether the re­view means they might re­open the in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Foot­note.

Wake For­est picked for­mer quar­ter­back Ri­ley Skin­ner to fill in dur­ing its bowl ra­dio broad­cast for the ex-as­sis­tant coach who was fired as an an­a­lyst af­ter the school says he leaked game plans to op­po­nents.

Western Ken­tucky’s An­thony Wales gains yardage against Mem­phis dur­ing the Boca Ra­ton Bowl on Tues­day night. Adam Sacasa, South Florida Sun-Sen­tinel

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