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Hardison leads 2nd half comeback, UTEP tops New Mexico 20-13

Sep. 26, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Gavin Hardison threw for 293 yards and a touchdown as Texas-El Paso erased a 13-3 first-half deficit by shutting out New Mexico in the second half to earn a 20-13 victory on Saturday night. Deion Hankins scored from four-yards out to start the...

Air Force dominates on ground, tops Florida Atlantic 31-7

Sep. 26, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) — Haaziq Daniels ran for two early touchdowns, including a 94-yard jaunt, and Air Force scored the game's first 24 points in a 31-7 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday. The Falcons' ground game was at its best. Air Force rushed for...

Hawaii pulls away in 2nd half, beats New Mexico State, 41-21

Sep. 26, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Chevan Cordeiro threw for a first-half touchdown and ran for a second-half score as Hawaii snapped a two-game losing streak with a 41-21 win over New Mexico State on Saturday night. The Aggies took a 3-0 lead on Ethan Albertson's 33-yard,...

San Diego St. runs away from upset-minded Towson 48-21

Sep. 25, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Byrd ran for two touchdowns and San Diego State scored 24 points in the third quarter to pull away from Towson 48-21 on Saturday. The Aztecs now have outscored the opposition 62-0 in the third. Chris Ferguson threw a...

No. 5 Iowa rallies to defeat Colorado State 24-14

Sep. 25, 2021 20:36 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa made it through September undefeated with the remainder of the Big Ten schedule looming. But it wasn’t easy for the No. 5 Hawkeyes to get to this point. They opened the season with wins against ranked teams Indiana and...

Wyoming survives late UConn TD, edges Huskies 24-22

Sep. 25, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Titus Swen scored on a late two-yard run and Wyoming survived a drama-packed final 3:34 to eke out a 24-22 win over UConn, capping a nearly 2,000-mile road trip on Saturday to remain undefeated. The Cowboys (4-0) had trailed by as many as 13...

Western Michigan defense shuts down San Jose State 23-3

Sep. 25, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kaleb Eleby threw for two touchdowns and the Western Michigan defense dominated in a 23-3 win over San Jose State on Saturday. Eleby found Jaylen Hall for 22 yards and Corey Crooms for 37 as the Broncos (3-1) led 20-3 at halftime after the...

Bachmeier, Boise State defeat Utah State 27-3

Sep. 25, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Hank Bachmeier threw for two touchdowns, Boise State's defense frustrated Utah State and the Broncos won their 22nd-straightconference opener with a 27-3 win over the Aggies on Saturday. The back-breaker was a 3-yard pass from Bachmeier to Scott...

Haener rallies No. 22 Fresno State to 38-30 win over UNLV

Sep. 25, 2021 02:45 AM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — When the game was on the line, Fresno State kept going to a familiar formula. Jake Haener threw four TD passes in the second half to Jalen Cropper and No. 22 Fresno State rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat winless UNLV 38-30 on Friday night....

Week 4 Preview: Hogs-Aggies, Badgers-Irish featured games

Sep. 24, 2021 01:44 AM EDT

The Southwest Classic between longtime rivals Arkansas and Texas A&M has been one-sided, with the Aggies having won nine straight. Before the season, the teams' SEC opener looked like just another game Saturday. Turns out, it's a Top 25 matchup in CBS' prime...