BC-AP Sports Preview Digest

BC-AP Sports Preview Digest
November 17, 2012, 11:41 am
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Some of the sports stories covered by The Associated Press on Saturday. A full Digest will be sent at about 3 p.m. All times EST:

EUGENE, Ore. - The top-ranked Oregon Ducks, riding a 13-game winning streak, will clinch the Pac-12 North and host the league championship with a victory over No. 14 Stanford.

WACO, Texas - Second-ranked Kansas State (10-0), the top team in the BCS standings, can clinch at least a share of the Big 12 title and a spot in a BCS game with a win at Baylor (4-5).

SOUTH BEND, Ind. - No. 3 Notre Dame will be looking to go undefeated at home for the first time since 1998 and to keep its national title hopes alive when it faces Wake Forest.

PASADENA, Calif. - The Victory Bell and the Pac-12 South title go to the winner when Matt Barkley and No. 21 Southern California visit Brett Hundley and 17th-ranked UCLA for the Los Angeles schools' annual crosstown rivalry game.

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Roger Penske is the gold standard of open-wheel racing, but in 29 years of NASCAR competition, he's never won a Sprint Cup championship. With Brad Keselowski, he's on the verge of finally grabbing that elusive title.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Less than 24 hours after handing the Knicks their first loss of the season, the Memphis Grizzlies take their seven-game winning streak on the road to face the surprising Charlotte Bobcats, who have won three straight.

NAPLES, Fla. - Ai Miyazato has a one-shot lead over U.S. Women's Open champion Na Yeon Choi going into the third round of the season-ending Titleholders.

NEW YORK - Saint Joseph's, which beat No. 20 Notre Dame in overtime, meets Florida State, which was impressive in a win over BYU, in the championship game of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic at the Barclays Center.