25 Nov 2018, 11:30 IST
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Dwayne Haskins threw 5 landing passes, freshman Chris Olave scored twice and blocked a punt that was returned for a TD and No. 10 Ohio State continued its mastery over No. Four Michigan with a record-setting 62-39 victory Saturday that sends the Buckeyes to the Massive Ten championship recreation.
The Wolverines had been two victories away from their first convention championship since 2004 and a visit to the Faculty Soccer Playoff, dealing with an Ohio State workforce that has seemed discombobulated on protection and one-dimensional on offense a lot of the season. Trying to snap a six-game dropping streak in opposition to the Buckeyes (11-1, 8-1, No. 10 CFP) and get coach Jim Harbaugh his first victory in 4 tries within the rivalry, the Wolverines (10-2, 8-1, No. Four CFP) wilted.
Within the 115th assembly between two of faculty soccer’s most storied rivals, Ohio State scored extra factors than it ever had in opposition to Michigan — extra factors than any workforce has ever scored in regulation in opposition to Michigan. The earlier excessive was 58 by Cornell in 1891.
And now, regardless of all of the dysfunction at Ohio State this season — each on and off the sphere — the Buckeyes will face No. 20 Northwestern subsequent week in Indianapolis with an opportunity to repeat as Massive Ten champs and possibly even squeeze into the playoff.
NO. Three NOTRE DAME 24, USC 17
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ian Guide handed for 352 yards, Dexter Williams went 52 yards on a go-ahead landing run and Notre Dame accomplished an unbeaten common season and certain secured a spot within the Faculty Soccer Playoff.
Chris Finke caught an early TD move for the Combating Irish (12-0, No. Three CFP), who confirmed playoff-level tenacity in rallying from an early 10-point deficit, their largest of the season. Tony Jones Jr. then took a brief move 51 yards for a landing with 3:09 to play to complete off Notre Dame’s 10th excellent common season since 1945, the primary since 2012.
Notre Dame is all however sure to be chosen for the four-team playoff, and this win may preserve the Irish away from powerhouse Alabama within the first postseason recreation.
Williams rushed for 97 yards because the Irish overcame a gradual begin within the 90th version on this famed intersectional rivalry. Notre Dame did not rating till Finke’s TD catch shortly earlier than halftime, however the Irish ran off 24 consecutive factors and shut out USC within the second half till Tyler Vaughns’ TD catch with 48 seconds to play.
J.T. Daniels handed for 349 yards for the Trojans (5-7), who will keep dwelling for the bowl season after their first dropping season since 2000. Vaughns caught 12 passes for 120 yards in what might need been the ultimate recreation for coach Clay Helton, who’s below strain after the Trojans misplaced 5 of their ultimate six video games in a dismaying collapse.
NO. 1 ALABAMA 52, AUBURN 21
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa threw 5 landing passes and ran for a rating to guide Alabama previous rival Auburn.
Tagovailoa and the Crimson Tide (12-0, 8-Zero Southeastern Convention, No. 1 CFP) took over with an explosive third quarter, when the Heisman Trophy contender threw three lengthy landing passes. He is the primary Alabama participant to have a hand in six TDs in a recreation and matched the college file with the 5 scoring passes.
Now, ‘Bama heads to the SEC championship recreation in opposition to No. 5 Georgia with a assured playoff spot on the road.
With Alabama main Auburn (7-5, 3-5) 17-14 at halftime, Tagovailoa launched the Tide into one other SEC blowout. He was 11-of-12 passing for 208 yards and 4 touchdowns within the second half, regardless of solely enjoying one sequence within the fourth quarter.
Tagovailoa completed 25 of 32 for 324 yards and ran for 26 yards, together with a 7-yard landing and a 21-yard third-down conversion on runs.
The second-half numbers included touchdowns of 46 yards to Jerry Jeudy, 33 to Josh Jacobs, 40 to DeVonta Smith and 22 to Henry Ruggs III — all correct strikes downfield.
TEXAS A&M 74, NO. Eight LSU 72, 7 OT
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Kellen Mond’s 2-point conversion to Kendrick Rogers within the seventh additional time gave Texas A&M the victory over LSU in a recreation that tied the NCAA file for many overtimes in an FBS recreation.
Mond related with Quartney Davis on a 17-yard throw to tie it at 72. Grasping Williams was known as for move interference on the primary 2-point conversion strive, giving the Aggies (8-4, 5-3, No. 22 CFP), one other shot. After a false begin by Texas A&M, Mond discovered Rogers for the conversion to finish it.
Joe Burrow had a 10-yard TD run to place LSU (9-3, 5-3, No. 7 CFP) up 72-66 within the seventh OT, however his 2-point conversion throw failed.
Mond threw for 287 yards and 6 touchdowns, three 2-point conversions and ran for yet another TD as Texas A&M snapped a seven-game skid in opposition to LSU and obtained its first win over the Tigers since 1995.
LSU coach Ed Orgeron’s garments might need already dried by the point this one ended after he was prematurely doused with Gatorade after the Tigers appeared to have a clinching interception within the fourth quarter. However the play was reviewed and it was dominated that Mond’s knee was down earlier than the throw, protecting the Aggies alive and establishing the wild end.
Mond threw a 25-yard TD move to Jace Sternberger and a 2-point conversion to Rogers in sextuple additional time earlier than Burrow had a 4-yard landing run and Burrow ran for a 4-yard TD and threw for the 2-point conversion to push it to a seventh OT.
NO. 2 CLEMSON 56, SOUTH CAROLINA 35
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Trevor Lawrence threw for a career-high 393 yards, Adam Alternative rushed for 3 touchdowns and Clemson capped an ideal common season, beating South Carolina for its fifth consecutive rivalry win.
The Tigers reached 12-Zero for the second time in 4 seasons and for the third time in program historical past, beginning with its 1981 nationwide title season.
Clemson (CFP No. 2) saved tempo for one more title run with their newest success over the Gamecocks (6-5), its longest since successful seven in a row from 1934-40.
Jake Bentley had profession highs with 510 yards — the second most ever allowed by Clemson — and 5 TDs for South Carolina. The Tigers had not given up that many factors in 28 video games since a 42-35 win over Virginia Tech within the 2016 Atlantic Coast Convention title recreation.
The Tigers will strive for his or her fourth straight ACC title after they tackle No. 24 Pitt within the championship recreation at Charlotte, North Carolina.
NO. 5 GEORGIA 45, GEORGIA TECH 21
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Jake Fromm threw 4 landing passes, D’Andre Swift ran for 105 yards and Georgia romped into the Southeastern Convention championship recreation.
The Bulldogs (11-1, No. 5 CFP) could not afford a slip-up, not with top-ranked Alabama looming subsequent week in Atlanta.
Georgia led 38-7 at halftime — which, in an attention-grabbing twist, was the rating of final yr’s dominating victory over the Yellow Jackets. The Bulldogs held a 343-66 edge in whole yards, piling up 18 first downs to solely 4 by Georgia Tech (7-5).
Fromm threw a 5-yard landing move to Riley Ridley, a 12-yarder to Jeremiah Holloman and a 44-yarder to Mercole Hardman. Swift chipped in with a 1-yard scoring run, Elijah Holyfield had an 8-yard TD and Rodrigo Blankenship accomplished the onslaught with a 25-yard subject objective on the ultimate play of the half. On Georgia’s first sequence of the second half, Fromm connected with Ridley once more on a 4-yard scoring move that prompted many within the crowd of greater than 92,000 to go for the exits on a chilly, damp day between the hedges.
NO. 13 FLORIDA 41, FLORIDA STATE 14
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Feleipe Franks had three landing passes and No. 13 Florida used a punishing floor assault to finish a five-game dropping streak to Florida State.
Lamical Perine had a 74-yard landing run, and Florida ran for 278 yards, averaging 5.Three yards per carry. Perine ran for 129 yards, averaging 9.9 yards per carry.
The Gators (9-3) halted Florida State’s bowl streak, which started in 1982, and handed the Seminoles (5-7) their first dropping season since 1976 — Bobby Bowden’s first season as coach.
Franks, who grew up simply 20 miles south of Doak Campbell Stadium in Crawfordville, accomplished 16 of 26 passes for 254 yards. He threw landing passes to Van Jefferson, Trevon Grimes and Josh Hammond. Grimes led the Gators with 5 receptions for 118 yards.
NO. 15 PENN STATE 38, MARYLAND 3
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Hint McSorley accomplished 12 of 22 passes for 230 yards and had a hand in three touchdowns to assist Penn State rout Maryland.
McSorley added 64 dashing yards on 11 carries for the Nittany Lions (9-3, 6-Three Massive Ten, No. 12 CFP). He threw a 34-yard bullet via freezing rain to KJ Hamler on the sport’s first play, sprinted downfield to throw a block that opened Miles Sanders up for a 35-yard run on the following, then skipped into the top zone from Three yards out to cap the fast opening drive.
McSorley added one other landing run two possessions later when he scrambled via a pair of defenders up the center for 20 yards and a 14-Three lead.
Ricky Slade added 8- and 1-yard landing runs and tight finish Pat Freiermuth caught a 5-yard landing move from McSorley within the fourth quarter.
Sanders completed with 128 yards on 14 carries, Hamler caught three passes for 90 yards.
Tyrrell Pigrome accomplished 14 of 23 passes for 185 yards however was sacked 5 occasions for the Terrapins (5-7, 3-6).
NO. 17 KENTUCKY 56, LOUISVILLE 10
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Terry Wilson accounted for 340 yards and 4 touchdowns, Benny Snell Jr. rushed for 2 scores and Kentucky blew out Louisville within the Governor’s Cup.
The Wildcats (9-3) scored TDs on all 5 first-half drives and by no means trailed in posting their first nine-win common season since 1977, scoring TDs on all 5 first-half drives. Wilson’s 3-yard scoring run supplied a 14-Zero lead earlier than he tossed TD passes of 28 and 13 yards to Lynn Bowden for a 35-10 cushion late within the second quarter. The sophomore switch threw a 32-yard TD to Josh Ali within the third to make it 42-10.
Wilson accomplished 17 of 23 passes for 261 yards and rushed for 79 in his greatest recreation with Kentucky. Snell rushed for TDs of seven and 24 yards, A.J. Rose ran for a 75-yard rating and Kavosiey Smoke had a 37-yard TD run as Kentucky posted its most lopsided sequence win over the Cardinals (2-10) since ’98 (68-34).
NO. 19 SYRACUSE 42, BOSTON COLLEGE 21
BOSTON (AP) — Eric Dungey ran for 3 touchdowns and threw for 362 yards and three extra scores to guide Syracuse previous Boston Faculty.
The Orange (9-3, 6-2 Atlantic Coast Convention) gave up the primary rating of the sport, then scored touchdowns on three straight possessions, beginning with a 75-yard move from Dungey to a wide-open Sean Riley. BC fumbled the following kickoff, establishing Dungey’s 4-yard run to make it 14-7 and the Eagles (7-5, 4-4) by no means obtained any nearer.
Dungey adopted with a 2-yard landing run and in addition scored on an 18-yard quarterback sneak proper earlier than the half to present the Orange a 28-14 lead.
Riley caught 5 passes for 115 yards, and Dontae Strickland carried 20 occasions for 129 yards for Syracuse.
NO. 20 NORTHWESTERN 24, ILLINOIS 16
EVANSTON, Unwell. (AP) — Clayton Thorson accounted for 3 touchdowns, Isaiah Browser rushed for 166 yards on 18 carries and Northwestern beat Illinois.
Thorson accomplished 12 of 18 passes for 110 yards and two TDs. He additionally ran for a rating, and Bowser posted his fourth 100-yard recreation of the season.
The Wildcats (8-4, 8-1, No. 19 in CFP) will face No. 10 Ohio State within the Massive Ten championship recreation subsequent weekend in Indianapolis.
Illinois (4-8, 2-7) misplaced for the sixth time in seven video games. AJ Bush Jr. accomplished 23 of 39 passes for 281 yards and a landing, and Ricky Smalling completed with seven receptions for 72 yards and a TD.
MIAMI 24, NO. 24 PITTSBURGH 3
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Travis Homer rushed for 168 yards and an extended landing, DeeJay Dallas ran again a punt for one in every of his two scores and Miami closed its common season by knocking off Pittsburgh.
Dallas additionally had a dashing landing for the Hurricanes (7-5, 4-Four Atlantic Coast Convention). Homer is as much as 969 yards this season, and would have an opportunity to turn into the 10th runner in Miami historical past with a 1,000-yard season if he will get 31 within the bowl recreation.
Kenny Pickett accomplished 14 of 22 passes for 130 yards for Pitt (7-5, 6-2), which had already locked up the ACC’s Coastal Division and a berth in subsequent weekend’s convention title recreation in opposition to Clemson. It was a reversal of final season, when Miami had the Coastal clinched and misplaced to Pitt within the regular-season finale for each golf equipment.
NO. 25 IOWA STATE 42, KANSAS STATE 38
AMES, Iowa (AP) — David Montgomery ran for 3 touchdowns, together with the winner with 4:34 to go, and Iowa State rallied from 17 down within the fourth quarter to snap a 10-game skid in opposition to Kansas State.
Montgomery had 149 yards dashing for the Cyclones (7-4, 6-Three Massive 12), who clinched their best-ever end within the Massive 12.
Down 38-21, Iowa State scored twice in simply 1:44 early within the fourth — on Brock Purdy’s TD move and a 21-yard fumble return by Mike Rose — to drag to 38-35. The Cyclones’ protection then made a cease, and Montgomery’s 18-yard landing run gave Iowa State an unbelievable lead.
Kansas State’s (5-7, 3-6) destiny was sealed when an extended move to Dalton Schoen deep in Iowa State territory glanced off his fingertips with 1:20 left.
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