Sunday’s Den: Wrapping up a college sports Saturday

TCU 29, Baylor 28
TCU scored nine points in last 2:09 to stay undefeated.
Horned Frogs drove 45 yards, kicked GW 40-yard FG at the gun.
Baylor ran for 232 yards, outgained the Frogs 501-442. 

South Carolina 63, Tennessee 38
Gamecocks scored a TD first five times they had the ball.
QB Rattler was 30-37/438 passing, with six TD’s.
Tennessee was up 38-7 at halftime of LY’s meeting, a 45-20 win. 

USC 48, UCLA 45
UCLA led 14-0 after the first quarter
Total yardage: 648-507, USC
UCLA turned ball over four times, still scored 45 points.
Trojans clinch a spot in the Pac-12 title game.

Pittsburgh 28, Duke 26
Duke scored TD with 0:47 left, tying 2-point play failed.
Leading 20-14, Pitt scored defensive TD to widen their lead.
Both teams are 7-4.

Michigan 19, Illinois 17
Michigan kicked a 35-yard FG with 0:09 left for the win.
Wolverines kicked three field goals in 4th quarter.
Michigan’s only TD of day came 3:32 into the game.

Virginia Tech 23, Liberty 22
Hokies snap 7-game skid, their worst losing streak since 1951.
Va Tech 17-7 midway thru second quarter.
Liberty had a 97-yard kickoff return for a TD.

Navy 17, Central Florida 14
Knights blow their chance to host the AAC title game.
Navy ran ball 63 times for 248 yards; they didn’t throw any passes.
UCF was 3-12 on third down, minus-2 in turnovers; they ran only 57 plays.

Clemson 40, Miami 10— Hurricanes gained total of 98 yards, fewest yards Miami gained in one game since 1965.

Boise State 20, Wyoming 17
Broncos will host the Mountain West title game December 3rd.
Wyoming ran for 278 yards, but completed only 3-16 passes for 30 yards.

Upsets of the Week:
Georgia Tech (+21) 21, North Carolina 17
Navy (+16.5) 17, UCF 14
Bowling Green (+15) 42, Toledo 35
Vanderbilt (+14) 31, Florida 24
Indiana (+10) 39, Michigan State 31 OT
Western Michigan (+10) 12, Central Michigan 10
Virginia Tech (+10) 23, Liberty 22

Indiana 39, Michigan State 31 OT
Michigan State led 24-7 at halftime.
Indiana had an 88-yard kick return for a TD.
Spartans outgained Indiana 540-288
Hoosiers threw seven passes the whole game (2-7/31 yards)

James Madison 42, Georgia State 40
Down 34-14 at halftime, Dukes rallied to improve their record to 7-4.
Georgia State scored two defensive TD’s in first half.
Panthers scored TD with 2:30 left, but tying 2-point play failed.

Oregon State 31, Arizona State 7
This is only Beavers’ 2nd win in last 20 visits to Tempe.

Iowa 13, Minnesota 10— Gophers’ RB Mo Ibrahim ran 39 times for 263 yards, his 19th straight game with 100+ rushing yards— that is the longest-such streak in the last 20 years.

Vanderbilt 31, Florida 24
Improved Commodores are 5-6, can go to bowl with win next week.
Vandy’s long snapper recovered a fumbled punt in the end zone for a TD.

Wisconsin 15, Nebraska 14
Cornhuskers led 14-3 after three quarters.
Wisconsin drove 50 yards, scored game-winning TD with 0:35 left.
6-5 Badgers are bowl eligible; they outgained Nebraska, 318-171

California 27, Stanford 20
Stanford led 17-6 after three quarters.
Cal went ahead for good on a defensive TD with 9:54 left in game.
This was first time since 2000 that these rivals met, with neither eligible for a bowl game.

Miami 74, Providence 64
700th career win for Jim Larranaga.

Oakland 92, Eastern Michigan 90 OT
Oakland scored the last six points of the game.
Oakland led 40-21 late in the first half.
Grizzlies shot 15-31 on arc, EMU 11-24. 

Author: Armadillo Sports

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