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Louisville: The Car­di­nals sus­pended ju­nior tight end Jor­dan Davis, fresh­man run­ning back Ja­vian Hawkins, ju­nior run­ning back Ma­lik Sta­ples and sopho­more run­ning back Dae Wil­liams for the ri­valry matchup against No. 17 Ken­tucky for an un­spec­i­fied vi­o­la­tion of team rules.

Ap­palachian State: Zac Thomas passed for two touch­downs and ran for an­other to help the host Moun­taineers (9-2, 7-1) cap­ture the Sun Belt Con­fer­ence East Divi­sion crown. Ap­palachian State will host the in­au­gu­ral Sun Belt cham­pi­onship game Dec. 1, against Louisiana (7-5, 5-3).

Tu­lane: Justin McMil­lan con­nected with Jae­ta­vian Toles for a 26-yard touch­down with 1:27 left, passed back across the field to Charles Jones for a 2-point con­ver­sion, and Tu­lane (6-6, 5-3, AAC) avoided a dev­as­tat­ing col­lapse with a 29-28 vic­tory over Navy (3-9, 2-6) to be­come bowl el­i­gi­ble for the first time since 2013.

Mid­dle Ten­nessee: Brent Stock­still passed for 261 yards and two touch­downs and the Blue Raiders (8-4, 7-1) beat UAB 27-3 to set up a re­match for the Con­fer­ence USA cham­pi­onship next Satur­day. Mid­dle Ten­nessee will host, earn­ing the tiebreaker by virtue of its vic­tory over the Blaz­ers (9-3, 7-1).

UCF: Quar­ter­back McKen­zie Mil­ton’s fam­ily an­nounced he is re­cov­er­ing af­ter suc­cess­ful surgery on his right leg af­ter suf­fer­ing a dev­as­tat­ing in­jury in the first half of the Knights’ win over USF on Fri­day.

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