Jeremy Avery led Boise State's dominant running game with a career-high 124 yards and three touchdowns, and the Broncos avenged their only Western Athletic Conference loss in the last half-decade with a 34-21 victory over Fresno State on Friday night.
D.J. Harper had a career-best 153 yards and a score for the five-time conference champion Broncos (7-1, 4-0), whose only loss in their last 44 WAC games was a 27-7 defeat in Fresno in 2005.
Boise State, which trounced the Bulldogs in Idaho last year during its undefeated season, controlled its latest trip to the Central Valley with 282 yards from its powerful ground game.
With star Ian Johnson sidelined because of a bruised kidney, the Broncos' freshman ballcarriers wore down the Bulldogs (5-3, 4-1).
Jordan Culbreath ran for 145 yards and two touchdowns as Princeton held on for a 34-31 Ivy League win over visiting Cornell. The teams traded scores for most of the night before the Tigers went ahead for good on Culbreath's 58-yard run midway through the fourth quarter.