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AP Top 25 Takeaways: Michigan is B1G's best; Tide-Tigers IV?

Oct. 21, 2018 10:24 AM EDT

There is no more reason to hedge on Jim Harbaugh's team. No. 6 Michigan is the Big Ten's best right now and will enter November as a very real College Football Playoff contender after it smothered No. 24 Michigan State on Saturday and No. 2 Ohio State was exposed by Purdue . Buying in on the Wolverines this...

Nevada scores 24 straight in 40-22 win over Hawaii

Oct. 21, 2018 3:44 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Toa Taua had 126 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries and Ty Gangi passed for 247 yards and a score to help Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22 on Saturday night. Elijah Cooks had three receptions for 54 yards and a touchdown and added a 40-yard rushing TD on a bubble screen for the Wolf Pack....

Speight throws 2 touchdown passes to lead UCLA over Arizona

Oct. 21, 2018 3:22 AM EDT

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Wilton Speight didn't know when he was going to receive another opportunity to play quarterback for UCLA, but when he did he wasn't going to let the opportunity slip away. The graduate transfer got that chance during Saturday's game against Arizona when starter Dorian...

Baron's 3 FGs help San Diego St. beat San Jose St. 16-13

Oct. 21, 2018 2:19 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — John Baron II made three field goals, including a go-ahead 51-yarder late in the fourth quarter, to help San Diego State beat San Jose State 16-13 on Saturday night for the Aztecs' sixth win in a row. Baron is tied with Illinois' Chase McLaughlin for the national lead with four field goals...

No. 25 Washington State beats No. 12 Oregon 34-20

Oct. 21, 2018 1:25 AM EDT

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — One of the biggest days in program history for Washington State started with a celebration outside the gates of Martin Stadium and ended with fans partying on the field. Gardner Minshew threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Dezmon Patmon in the back of the end zone with 3:40 left and No....

Utah dominates USC for a 41-28 win

Oct. 21, 2018 1:24 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has made a living out of punishing other teams with aggressive defense. Now it looks like those opponents have equal reasons to fear the Utes on offense. Tyler Huntley threw for 341 yards and four touchdowns on 22-of-29 passing to lead Utah to a 41-28 victory over Southern Cal on...

No. 2 Ohio State stumbles at Purdue, gets blown out 49-20

Oct. 21, 2018 1:18 AM EDT

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Jeff Brohm decided to go for it against No. 2 Ohio State on Saturday. The Buckeyes buckled under the pressure. D.J. Knox ran for 128 yards and three touchdowns, David Blough threw for three more scores and the Boilermakers held Ohio State's vaunted passing game in check most of...

Johannesson, Oliveira lead North Dakota over Sacramento St.

Oct. 21, 2018 12:38 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — James Johannesson ran for career highs of 213 yards and two touchdowns, Brady Oliveira tied a career high with 171 yards rushing and had a career-best three TD runs, and North Dakota beat Sacramento State 41-15 on Saturday night. The Fighting Hawks (5-2) began to pull away for...

Snell's late TD helps No. 14 Kentucky escape Vanderbilt 14-7

Oct. 21, 2018 12:36 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's hope of winning with style coming out of an off week quickly evolved into doing whatever it could to get past Vanderbilt. The No. 14 Wildcats eventually succeeded behind the reliable combination of running back Benny Snell Jr. and a fierce, opportunistic defense that...

Patterson-led No. 6 Michigan tops No. 24 Michigan State 21-7

Oct. 21, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan had plenty of reasons to be motivated to beat Michigan State, barely defeating its in-state rival over the last decade and losing to every ranked team on the road for a dozen years. The Wolverines, though, were even more fired up to win after a pregame spat with the...