BC-OH–Ohio Sports Digest 2 pm, OH


The state at 2 p.m. All times EST.

Oskar Garcia, assistant sports editor for the east region of the AP, can be reached at ogarcia@ap.org, or by office phone at 215-446-6632 or cellphone at 702-285-3000. For access to AP Exchange and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@ap.org or 877-836-9477.

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BKC–T25-SMU-CINCINNATI

CINCINNATI — No. 22 Cincinnati (13-2, 3-0 American Athletic) tries for its seventh straight victory when it hosts SMU (14-3, 4-0), which has won 10 in a row. By Joe Kay. UPCOMING: 500 words. Game time 9 p.m.

BKC–T25-OHIO ST-WISCONSIN

MADISON, Wis. — No. 18 Wisconsin returns home for the first time since taking its first Big Ten loss, at Purdue, when the Badgers host Ohio State. The Buckeyes are looking for their first conference win. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos. Game time 6 p.m.

FBC–OHIO STATE-CHANGES

COLUMBUS — Since Ohio State’s drubbing by Clemson in the College Football Playoff less than two weeks ago, coach Urban Meyer has hired new offensive coordinators who will have to figure out how to score touchdowns without the Buckeyes’ best all-around offensive player and its top wide receiver. By Mitch Stacy. SENT: 670 words.

FBN–BENGALS-JONES ARRESTED

CINCINNATI — An Ohio prosecutor deciding how to proceed after Cincinnati Bengals player Adam “Pacman” Jones’ latest arrest says he wants to know first what punishment Jones faces from the NFL. By Dan Sewell. SENT: 325 words, photos.

FOOTBALL PLAYERS-RAPE-HACKER

LEXINGTON, Ky. — A Virginia man who pleaded guilty to helping hack an online account to draw attention to a 2012 high school rape case in Ohio has been sentenced to eight months in prison. SENT: 250 words.

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