#1 ith no Top-25 teams playing on the weekend.Kentucky- von mary123 09.11.2019 11:41

ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills have lost five of their past seven games, and their chances of making the playoffs are a slim 2 percent, according to FiveThirtyEight.com. However, defensive tackle Marcell Dareus is confident the 6-7 Bills will defeat the winless Cleveland Browns this Sunday.Thats just a guarantee, Dareus told The Buffalo News on Wednesday. We aint gonna be that team. Were not going to be the team that busts [the Browns losing streak] on them, no. Nobody in the league wants that to happen [to them], no.Browns offensive lineman Joe Thomas said the team will try hard to prove Dareus wrong.I hate that guy, Thomas said jokingly. Im gonna kill him. Thats great. The mindset were going to have is just the same. Were gonna make them the team that we break the streak on. I think thats, as a football player, our competitive nature, and thats the way we train ourselves to think every single week.Browns quarterback Robert Griffin III said he knows the Bills will bring their best game.Everyones trying to kick us when were down, so we just have to go take it, Griffin said. Were going to get everybodys best shot because nobody wants to lose to us.Elsewhere in the Bills locker room Wednesday, wide receiver Sammy Watkins suggested that coach Rex Ryan could lose his job as soon as Monday if the Bills lose to the Browns.We know if we lose, something crazy might happen immediately, Watkins said. So we need to go out there and win this game.After hosting Cleveland on Sunday, the Bills wrap up their regular season with games against the Miami Dolphins and New York Jets. Watkins said Wednesday he believes if the Bills win their remaining three games and finish with a 9-7 record, Ryan could keep his job as coach -- although he later admitted that was speculation on his part.That [9-7 record is] kind of the goal that were pushing for, he said.Watkins also lamented the possibility of the Bills firing Ryan and embarking on their seventh head-coaching search since their last playoff appearance in 1999.If everybody leaves, most likely its going to be a new start. You dont want to just start over, he said. Well be in probably the same situation the Browns are in, or any team that has younger and younger guys. For me, its trying to build on what we already got and move forward.Im not saying [a coaching change would be] a setback. I want to move forward. I dont want to keep going through this craziness and switching [offensive coordinators]. That kills a player and the team and the organization. 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LAS VEGAS -- Kentucky played North Carolina in arguably the best college basketball game of the season, a thriller that may not be topped again until March Madness hits.The sixth-ranked Wildcats dont get much time to enjoy it.Next up is No. 10 Louisville on Wednesday, a rivalry game that had their attention right after the buzzer sounded in Las Vegas on Saturday.Now weve got another war in three or four days after we traveled half a country away to go back home and play Louisville on the road, Kentucky coach John Calipari said.Kentucky (10-1) has one loss, to No. 2 UCLA, and blew out everyone else it played, so Calipari wanted a close game for his young team.It certainly got it against North Carolina .The Tar Heels have the length and athleticism to match the Wildcats, and the teams put on quite a show along The Strip, trading highlight-reel plays.Kentuckys Malik Monk scored a Kentucky freshman-record 47 points and hit a late 3-pointer to propel the Wildcats to the 103-100 victory. The win moved Kentucky up a spot to No. 6 in the latest AP Top 25 .Now the Wildcats get the 50th meeting with their biggest rival.Louisville (10-1) had a hard time shaking Grand Canyon on Dec. 3 but has won its past three games in blowouts and has one of the nations best defenses.The Cardinals lead the nation in adjusted defensive efficiency, allowing 87.8 points per 100 possessions, and held Wichita State to 17 points in the first half earlier this season.Louisville-Kentucky games are always intense, and last years game was won by the Wildcats 75-73 to give Coach Cal his 200th career victory.Were going to run with them, but we have to take good shots, Louisville coach Rick Pitino said. Hopefully its good enough to beat them. They are a great transition team.Louisvilles schedule doesnt get much easier after Wednesday. The Cardinals play No. 12 Virginia on Dec. 28, No. 16 Indiana three days later, then at No. 25 Notre Dame on Jan. 4.---CAROLINA RIVALSThatt Bluegrass battle isnt the only rivalry game this week.ddddddddddddAlso on Wednesday, No. 22 South Carolina hosts Clemson in a 9 p.m. EST game.The Gamecocks (9-1) dropped six spots in the poll after losing to Seton Hall at Madison Square Garden but bounced back with an 11-point win over South Florida .Clemson (8-2) has rallied from losing two of its first four games -- to Xavier and Oklahoma -- with six straight wins, including 67-54 over Alabama on Sunday.South Carolina leading scorer Sindarius Thornwell has been suspended indefinitely for violating athletic department policy, so the Tigers could have a shot on the road.---LIGHT SLATEThe holiday week is light on big-time matchups and front-loaded with games, with no Top-25 teams playing on the weekend.Kentucky-Louisville is the only game between ranked teams and many of the teams in the Top 25 are expected to have blowouts against smaller schools.A handful of games could be close, at least for a little while. Those include No. 18 Arizona, which is short-handed, against New Mexico on Tuesday and No. 8 North Carolina against Northern Iowa on Wednesday.---WATCH LISTA few teams that could make a move into the poll with wins this week:Florida. The Gators (8-3) had a rough week two weeks ago, losing to Duke and Florida State, but again received votes this week after blowing out Charlotte . They play Little Rock on Wednesday.Virginia Tech. The Hokies (9-1) have three wins over Power-5 teams and their only loss was close to Texas A&M. They received more votes last week and could find themselves ranked with a win over Charleston Southern on Tuesday.Maryland. The Terps (11-1) have wins over Georgetown, Richmond and Oklahoma State and may be back in the rankings with a win over Charlotte on Tuesday.---More AP college basketball at http://collegebasketball.ap.org ' ' '

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