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College football: Top 25 fared

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1Alabama (11-0)Next: vs. Auburn, Nov. 29

Beat Mississippi State 32-7

At Tuscalooosa, Ala., Kareem Jackson blocked a punt in the end zone for a safety and Leigh Tiffin kicked three field goals for Alabama.

2Texas Tech (10-0)Next: at No. 5 Okla., Sat.

Did not play

3Florida (9-1)Next: vs. The Citadel, Sat.

Beat No. 24 South Carolina 56-6

At Gainesville, Fla., Percy Harvin ran for a career-high 167 yards and two touchdowns, handing Steve Spurrier the worst loss of his playing or coaching career.

4Texas (10-1)Next: vs. Texas A&M, Nov. 27

Beat Kansas 35-7

At Lawrence, Kan., Colt McCoy's two touchdown passes raised his season total to 31, breaking his own school record at Texas.

5 Oklahoma (9-1)Next: vs. No. 2 Texas Tech, Sat.

Did not play

6USC (9-1)Next: vs. Notre Dame, Nov. 29

Beat Stanford 45-23

At Stanford, Calif., C.J. Gable returned a kickoff 93 yards for a touchdown and ran for another score to help the Trojans overcome an early deficit.

7Penn St (10-1)Next: vs. No. 18 Mich. St, Sat.

Beat Indiana 34-7

At State College, Pa., the Penn State defense held Indiana to six first downs in the Nittany Lions' victory.

8Utah (11-0)Next: vs. BYU, Sat.

Beat San Diego State 63-14

9Boise State (10-0)Next: at Nevada, Sat.

Beat Idaho 45-10

At Moscow, Idaho, Jeremy Avery rushed for a career-high 156 yards and Boise State piled up 315 yards on the ground.

10Ohio State (9-2)Next: vs. Michigan, Sat.

Beat Illinois 30-20

At Champaign, Ill., Beanie Wells' 143-yard performance sunk Illinois and kept the Buckeyes in the chase for the Big Ten title.

11Ok. St (9-2)Next: vs. No. 5 Okla., Nov. 29

Beat Colorado 30-17

At Boulder, Colo., Zac Robinson threw for 217 yards and a touchdown and ran for another for OK State.

12Missouri (9-2)Next: vs. Kansas, Nov. 29

Beat Iowa State 52-20

At Ames, Iowa, Chase Daniel threw for 328 yards and two touchdowns, and Missouri clinched the Big 12 North and a spot in the conference title game.

13Georgia (9-2)Next: vs. Ga. Tech, Nov. 29

Beat Auburn 17-13

At Auburn, Ala., the Bulldogs scored a fourth-quarter touchdown and then held off two late drives from Auburn to defeat the Tigers.

14Ball State (10-0)Next: vs. Cent. Mich., Sat.

Beat Miami (Ohio) 31-16

At Oxford, Ohio, Nate Davis threw for a touchdown and ran for another as the Cardinals improved to 10-0 for the first time.

15TCU (9-2)Next: vs. Air Force, Sat.

Did not play

16BYU (10-1)Next: at No. 8 Utah, Sat.

Beat Air Force 38-24

17N. Carolina (7-3)Next: vs. N.C. St., Sat.

Lost to Maryland 17-15

At College Park, Md., Chris Turner engineered a19-play drive that provided the Terrapins with a victory over the ranked Tar Heels.

18Mich. St (9-2)Next: at No. 7 Penn St, Sat.

Did not play

19LSU (7-3)Next: vs. Mississippi, Sat.

Beat Troy 40-31

At Baton Rouge, La., LSU roared back from 28 points down to beat Troy, completing the biggest comeback in school history when Charles Scott scored with 4:50 left.

20Florida State (7-3)Next: at Maryland, Sat.

Lost to Boston College 27-17

At Tallahassee, Fla., Montel Harris ran for 121 yards and a touchdown and Marcellus Bowman went 87 yards with an interception for another score to help Boston College.

21Pittsburgh (7-2)Next: at No. 22 Cincinnati, Sat.

Did not play

22Cincinnati (8-2)Next: vs. No. 21 Pitt., Sat.

Beat Louisville 28-20

At Louisville, Ky., QB Dustin Grutza came off the bench in the fourth quarter to lead the game-clinching drive for the Bearcats.

23Oregon St. (7-3)Next: at Arizona, Sat.

Beat California 34-21

At Corvalllis, Ore., the Beavers edged closer to their first appearance in the Rose Bowl since New Year's Day, 1965.

24S. Carolina (7-4)Next: at Clemson, Nov. 29

Lost to No. 3 Florida 56-6

At Gainesville, Fla., Brandon Spikes started the scoring barrage when he intercepted Chris Smelley's pass and returned it 12 yards for a touchdown.

25Tulsa (8-2)Next: vs. Tulane, Sat.

Lost to Houston 70-30

At Houston, Case Keenum threw a career-high six touchdowns and ran for another score to help Houston stun Tulsa.