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Pitt deals No. 2 Miami first defeat

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PITTSBURGH (AP) Miami spent the better part of 13 months putting together the nation's longest winning streak behind a series of comebacks that returned the swagger to "The U" in all of its "Turnover Chain" glory.

Sluggish throughout the first half against Pittsburgh on Friday, the Hurricanes figured they'd come out for the third quarter, hit the gas and survive just the way they've done time and again during their rebirth under second-year coach Mark Richt.



TCU tops Baylor, earns Big 12 title bid

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) No. 10 TCU will get another shot against No. 3 Oklahoma. This one will be closer to home with a chance to win a Big 12 trophy - and maybe even make a case for more.

"I relish the chance to win a championship," Horned Frogs coach Gary Patterson said.


Iowa St. CB Peavy faces vandalism charge

AMES, Iowa (AP) Authorities have arrested an Iowa State football player from Houston accused of vandalism at a skate park in Ames.

Cornerback Brian Peavy has been charged with criminal mischief and interference. Online court records don't list the name of an attorney who could comment on his behalf.


Clemson LB Lamar out vs. South Carolina

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) Clemson starting linebacker Tre Lamar will miss the fourth-ranked Tigers regular-season finale with South Carolina on Saturday night with a back injury.

Clemson (10-1, No. 3 College Football Playoff) announced Lamar's status Friday as part of its weekly injury report.


Toledo secures spot in MAC title game

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Logan Woodside threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns, and Toledo beat Western Michigan 37-10 on Friday to secure a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game.

The Rockets claimed the West Division crown for a chance to play Akron in the Dec. 2nd title game at Detroit's Ford Field.


King's 3 TDs push Houston past Navy

HOUSTON (AP) Houston's defense slowed Navy in the second half, and the offense carried the momentum from there.

D'Eriq King threw for 277 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores to lead Houston to a 24-14 win over Navy on Friday.


C. Michigan rallies by N. Illinois 31-24

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Shane Morris threw his third touchdown pass on a daring fourth down play with 1:32 to play, Josh Cox intercepted a pass at the goal line with 22 seconds left and Central Michigan beat Northern Illinois 31-24 on Friday.

Facing a fourth-and-4 from the NIU 29 going into the wind, Morris found Corey Willis behind the defense on the left side. It was the 23rd career TD catch for Willis, breaking a tie with Antonio Brown.


Pac-12 North title on line in Apple Cup

SEATTLE (AP) When he finally takes off a Washington State uniform for the final time, Luke Falk will do so owning most every major passing record in Pac-12 history.

Yet to many observers Falk won't hold a place in the hierarchy of great quarterbacks in the history of the conference unless he can fill the missing piece from his career resume.


Penn St. seeking 10th win vs. Maryland

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) It's been 24 years since Penn State played a football game at the University of Maryland, yet quarterback Trace McSorley will feel right at home Saturday when the 12th-ranked Nittany Lions wrap up the regular season against the Terrapins.

McSorley starred for Briar Woods High School in Ashburn, Virginia, before heading north to Penn State.


ASU-Arizona to vie for Territorial Cup

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Arizona's Rich Rodriguez and Todd Graham of Arizona State were among coaches on the hottest seats heading into the season.

Only one remains there as the teams prepare to play in their annual rivalry game for the Territorial Cup. It's not Rodriguez. His Wildcats have been arguably the biggest surprise in the Pac-12.

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