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October 22, 2006|From the Associated Press

at No. 20 Oklahoma 24, Colorado 3: Allen Patrick ran for 110 yards and a touchdown to lead the Sooners (5-2, 2-1) over the Buffaloes (1-7, 1-3) at Norman in their first game without Adrian Peterson. Mason Crosby's 39-yard field goal helped Colorado avoid its first shutout in 18 years.

No. 23 Texas A&M 34, at Oklahoma State 33: Stephen McGee threw a three-yard touchdown pass to Joey Thomas with three seconds left in regulation and Red Bryant blocked an extra-point attempt in overtime to lift the Aggies (7-1, 3-1) over the Cowboys (4-3, 1-2) at Stillwater.

at No. 24 Missouri 41, Kansas St. 21: Chase Daniel threw four touchdown passes, and now has a team-record 19 this season, to lead the Tigers (7-1, 3-1) over the Wildcats (4-4, 1-3) at Columbia, ending a 13-game losing streak to Kansas State.

at Baylor 36, Kansas 35: Shawn Bell threw for a school-record 394 yards, with three of his five touchdown passes coming in the last 9:22 to rally the Bears (4-4, 3-1) over the Jayhawks (3-5, 0-4) at Waco, Texas.

Texas Tech 42, at Iowa State 26: Graham Harrell threw for 368 yards and a career-high six touchdowns to lead the Red Raiders (5-3, 2-2) over the Cyclones (3-5, 0-4) at Ames and end a two-game losing streak.

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No. 22 Boston College 24, at Florida State 19: DeJuan Tribble's 36-yard interception return for a touchdown capped a 21-point second quarter, and the Eagles (6-1, 3-1) held off the Seminoles (4-3, 2-3) at Tallahassee. Larry Anam intercepted a desperation throw by Florida State's Drew Weatherford in the end zone on the game's final play. Defending champion Florida State is in last place in the Atlantic Division.

at Maryland 26, North Carolina St. 20: The Terrapins (5-2, 2-1) converted two consecutive turnovers into 14 third-quarter points, leading to a victory over the Wolfpack (3-4, 2-2) at College Park. N.C. State used a long drive and a 65-yard punt return by Darrell Blackman to close to 23-13 with 8:18 left, but the comeback bid was blunted when Daniel Evans threw his second interception.

Miami 20, at Duke 15: Willie Cooper intercepted Thad Lewis' pass at the goal line as time expired, and the short-handed Hurricanes (5-2, 2-1) held off the upset-minded Blue Devils (0-7, 0-5) at Durham, N.C., in their first game since the previous week's ugly on-field fight with Florida International.

at Virginia Tech 36, Southern Mississippi 6: Branden Ore rushed for a career-high 207 yards and scored two touchdowns to lead the Hokies (5-2) over the Golden Eagles (4-3) at Blacksburg. Virginia Tech had 284 yards rushing to 82 for Southern Mississippi, and 398 total yards to 216.

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No. 6 Louisville 28, at Syracuse 13: Kolby Smith rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns, and Anthony Allen scored on two short runs to lead the Cardinals (7-0, 2-0) over the Orange (3-5, 0-3) at Syracuse, N.Y. Quarterback Brian Brohm completed 18 of 26 passes for 203 yards. Syracuse suffered its 10th consecutive conference loss.

No. 19 Rutgers 20, at Pittsburgh 10: Ray Rice rushed for 225 yards in 39 carries as the Scarlet Knights (7-0, 2-0) passed their first big test of the season by defeating the Panthers (6-2, 2-1). After Pitt pulled within three points, Rice reeled off a 63-yard run to set up his own short touchdown run in the fourth quarter to close it out.

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at No. 1 Ohio State 44, Indiana 3: Troy Smith punched up his Heisman Trophy resume with four first-half touchdown passes and Ted Ginn Jr. threw one and caught another to lead the Buckeyes (8-0, 4-0) over the Hoosiers (4-4, 2-2) at Columbus.

at No. 2 Michigan 20, Iowa 6: Mike Hart rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns in 31 carries to back up another punishing defensive effort as the Wolverines (8-0, 5-0) handled the Hawkeyes (5-3, 2-3) at Ann Arbor.

No. 21 Wisconsin 24, at Purdue 3: P.J. Hill ran for 161 yards and two touchdowns, and the Badgers (7-1, 4-1) held the Boilermakers (5-3, 2-2) to 286 yards in offense at West Lafayette, Ind.

Michigan St. 41, at Northwestern 38: Brett Swenson kicked a 28-yard field goal with 13 seconds left to lift the Spartans (4-4, 1-3) over the Wildcats (2-6, 0-4) at Evanston, Ill., completing the biggest comeback in NCAA Division I-A history. The Spartans trailed 38-3 with 9:54 left in the third quarter.

at Penn State 26, Illinois 12: Anthony Scirrotto had two interceptions and returned an onside kick for a touchdown and the Nittany Lions (5-3, 3-2) beat the Illini (2-6, 1-3) at State College.

at Minnesota 10, North Dakota St. 9: The Gophers (3-5) blocked a 42-yard field goal attempt by Shawn Bibeau as time ran out to hang on against the Division I-AA Bison (6-1) at Minneapolis.

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at No. 8 Auburn 38, Tulane 13: Brandon Cox passed for 212 yards and three touchdowns, and freshman Ben Tate rushed for 156 yards to lead the Tigers (7-1) over the Green Wave (2-5) at Auburn, Ala. Auburn tailback Kenny Irons was held out of the game to rest a gimpy ankle.

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