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Bulldogs dump Gators…Clemson stretches win streak…Bucks top Raptors…Isles stay hot

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) _ Jake Fromm picked apart Florida’s defense for the second straight year as he threw for 279 yards and two touchdowns in eighth-ranked Georgia’s 24-17 win over the No. 6 Gators. Fromm completed 20 of 30 passes, including a 52-yard scoring strike to a wide-open Lawrence Cager that gave Georgia a 24-10 lead. Cager finished with career highs of seven receptions for 132 yards, while D’Andre Swift added 86 yards rushing to help the 7-1 Bulldogs move closer to a berth in the SEC title game.

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) _ Clemson stretched the nation’s longest current winning streak to 24 games by getting production from Trevor Lawrence and Travis Etienne (EE’-tee-ehn) in a 59-14 dismantling of FBC opponent Wofford. Lawrence had three TD passes and a 2-yard scoring run before coming out of the game early in the third quarter. Etienne finished with 212 yards rushing, including scoring bursts of 47 and 86 yards in the game’s first 15:12.

UNDATED (AP) _ Giannis Antetokounmpo (YAH’-nihs an-teh-toh-KOON’-poh) had 36 points, 15 rebounds and eight assists as the Milwaukee Bucks downed the Toronto Raptors, 115-105 in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference finals. The Bucks led 36-17 at the end of the first quarter and 66-50 at the half behind 17 points from Antetokounmpo. Eric Bledsoe had 14 points and five assists for Milwaukee, which saw a 26-point lead cut to four in the fourth quarter before winning.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) _ Semyon Varlamov (SEHM’-yahn vahr-LAH’-mahv) turned back 27 shots in his first shutout of the season as the New York Islanders won their ninth in a row, 1-0 at Buffalo. Varlamov has won his last five starts in helping the Isles extend their longest winning streak since January 1990. Derrick Brassard provided the scoring in the first period to run his goal streak to five straight games.

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) _ Kevin Harvick will start from the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway after a qualifying lap of 189.707 mph. Harvick goes into the race fifth in points with two events remaining to qualify for one of the three remaining championship-contending spots in the finale. Denny Hamlin qualified third after entering the week second in points. Fellow Cup contenders make up the 11 through 15 spots, with Joey Logano followed by Kyle Busch, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney.

Associated Press


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