The Mercury News Weekend : 2021-01-01

Sports : 22 : C4

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C4 001 BAY AREA NEWS GROUP Ball St. San Jose St. First quarter BALL — 27 0 0 0 7 13 0— 0— 34 13 BOWL GAMES A. Phillips 53 intercepti­on return (kick failed), 12:47. W. Jones 3 run (J.Lewis kick), Thursday’s results ARMED FORCES BOWL BALL — 10:00. Fort Worth, Texas BALL — BALL — Third quarter BALL — T. Evans 3 run (J. Lewis kick), 5:15. Plitt 1 run (J. Lewis kick), 1:04. Mississipp­i St., 28, No. 22 Tulsa 26 ARIZONA BOWL Tucson, Ariz. Tyler 48 pass from Plitt (J. Lewis kick), 9:42. Bostic 99 kickoff return (run failed), Ball St. 34, No. 19 San Jose St. 13 LIBERTY BOWL SJS — 9:28. Memphis, Tenn. SJS — Braddock 8 pass from Starkel (Mercurio kick), :01. 0. West Virginia 24, Army 21 Today’s games A— PEACH BOWL BALL SJS Atlanta First downs Rushes-yards Passing yards Comp-att-int Return yards Punts-average Fumbles-lost Penalties-yards Time of possession 21 51-185 217 12-19- 0 43 5- 42.8 2-2 8- 64 31:17 18 22- 69 278 26- 46- 4 223 4-29.0 1- 0 8- 80 28:43 No. 6 Cincinnati vs. No. 11 Georgia, 9 a.m. (ESPN) CITRUS BOWL Orlando, Fla. No. 15 Northweste­rn vs. Auburn, 10 a.m. (ABC) College Football Playoff Semifinal Game 1 Arlington, Texas INDIVIDUAL STATS Rushing — Ball St., W. Jones 22- 89, Marcus 10- 69, T. Evans 6-16, Plitt 10-11, McGaughy 1- 4, ( Team) 2-(minus 4). San Jose St., Nevens 7-37, Robinson 9-28, Nash 4-9, Holiness 1-3, Starkel 1-(minus 8). Ball St., Plitt 12-19- 0-217. San Jose St., Starkel 25- 42-3-268, Nash 1- 4-1-10. No. 1 Alabama vs. No. 4 Notre Dame, 1 p.m. (ESPN) SUGAR BOWL New Orleans Passing — No. 2 Clemson vs. No. 3 Ohio St., 5 p.m. (ESPN) Saturday’s games Ball St., Tyler 4-103, Davis 3-53, T. Evans 1-25, McGaughy 1-15, Littles 1-9, Rudy 1-7, Marcus 1-5. San Jose St., Walker 7- 81, Robinson 7-56, Braddock 4-39, Hamilton 3-39, Mazotti 2- 49, Crump 1- 8, Humphreys 1-5, Deese 1-1. Ball St., J. Lewis 28. San Jose St., Mercurio 49. Receiving — GATOR BOWL Jacksonvil­le, Fla. No. 24 NC State vs. Kentucky, 9 a.m. (ESPN) Missed field goals — OUTBACK BOWL Tampa, Fla. No. 7 Indiana vs. Mississipp­i, 9: 30 a.m. (ABC) FIESTA BOWL Glendale, Ariz. No. 12 Iowa State vs. No. 25 Oregon, 1 p.m. (ESPN) ORANGE BOWL Miami Gardens, Fla. No. 5 Texas A&M vs. No. 14 North Carolina, 5 p.m. (ESPN) Monday, Jan. 11 College Football Championsh­ip Miami Gardens, Fla. Semifinal Game 1 winner vs. Sugar Bowl winner, 5 p.m. (ESPN) FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2021 College football SUMMARY