Black Knights edge Fal­cons for an­other home win


The Washington Post Sunday - - COLLEGE FOOTBALL - AS­SO­CI­ATED PRESS

Dar­nell Wool­folk rushed for 117 yards and a touch­down, Kelvin Hop­kins Jr. scored on a six­yard run, and Army held off Air Force, 17-14, on Satur­day in West Point, N.Y.

It was the 11th straight vic­tory at Michie Sta­dium for Army (7-2), which won the Com­man­der-in-Chief’s Tro­phy last sea­son for the first time since 1996 and can re­tain it with a vic­tory over Navy next month.

The Fal­cons (3-6) had won 18 of the pre­vi­ous 21 in the se­ries against the Black Knights.

GE­OR­GIA TECH 38, NORTH CAROLINA 28: To­bias Oliver rushed for 120 yards and two touch­downs and passed for a score to help the Yel­low Jack­ets (5-4, 3-3 ACC) beat the Tar Heels (1-7, 1-5) in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Ge­or­gia Tech, which en­tered the day av­er­ag­ing a na­tion-best 366.5 rush­ing yards, ran for 461 yards.

SOUTH CAROLINA 48, MIS­SIS­SIPPI 44: Jake Bent­ley passed for two scores and scored the game-win­ning touch­down on a four-yard run with 5:50 left as the Game­cocks (5-3, 4-3 SEC) beat the Rebels (5-4, 1-4) in Ox­ford, Miss.

BAY­LOR 35, OK­LA­HOMA STATE 31: Char­lie Brewer threw a six-yard touch­down pass to Den­zel Mims with seven sec­onds left to give the Bears (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) a vic­tory over the Cow­boys (5-4, 2-4) in Waco, Tex.

TCU 14, KANSAS STATE 13: Mike Collins threw a 67-yard touch­down pass to Jalen Reagor, and the Horned Frogs (4-5, 2-4 Big 12) held on af­ter the Wild­cats (3-6, 1-5) missed a po­ten­tial game-ty­ing ex­tra point in the fourth quar­ter in Fort Worth.

Alex Barnes, the Big 12’s sec­ond-lead­ing rusher, gained 76 of his 102 yards in the sec­ond half for the Wild­cats.

PRINCE­TON 14, DART­MOUTH 9: John Lovett ran for two touch­downs, and the Tigers (8-0, 5-0) held off the Big Green (7-1, 4-1) in Prince­ton, N.J., to claim first place in the Ivy League in a show­down be­tween ranked Foot­ball Cham­pi­onship Sub­di­vi­sion squads.

It was the first time two un­beaten con­fer­ence teams have met in Novem­ber since 2001.

TU­LANE 41, SOUTH FLORIDA 15: In Tampa, Dar­ius Brad­well scored a touch­down for the sev­enth con­sec­u­tive game and led a 364-yard rush­ing at­tack that car­ried the Green Wave to a sur­pris­ing rout of the Bulls.

Tu­lane (4-5, 3-2 Amer­i­can Ath­letic Con­fer­ence) won in the state of Florida for the first time since 1977, end­ing a 13-game skid with a dom­i­nat­ing per­for­mance against an op­po­nent sud­denly reel­ing af­ter spend­ing three weeks ranked in the top 25.

Brad­well ram­bled 73 yards un­touched to put the Green Wave up 34-3 late in the third quar­ter.

ILLI­NOIS 55, MIN­NESOTA 31: Reg­gie Corbin rushed for 213 yards and two touch­downs — both com­ing on runs of more than 70 yards — as the Illini (4-5, 2-4 Big Ten) routed the Golden Gophers (4-5, 1-5) in Champaign, Ill.

Corbin be­came the first Illini player to rush for two 70-yard-plus touch­downs in a game since 1944. Min­nesota gave up 430 yards and five touch­downs on the ground.

WIS­CON­SIN 31, RUT­GERS 17: Jonathan Tay­lor rushed for 208 yards and three touch­downs, and the Badgers (6-3, 4-2 Big Ten) played smash-mouth foot­ball in the sec­ond half to run away from the Scar­let Knights (1-8, 0-6) in Madi­son, Wis.

TEN­NESSEE 14, CHAR­LOTTE 3: Mar­quez Call­away knew if he could just get to the edge, there was a good chance he could score.

The ju­nior wide re­ceiver re­turned a punt for a touch­down, and the Vol­un­teers’ de­fense nearly pitched a shutout in a vic­tory over the 49ers (4-5) in Knoxville, Tenn.

In the first meet­ing be­tween the pro­grams, Ten­nessee (4-5) kept its bowl hopes alive while snap­ping a two-game los­ing streak.


Army quar­ter­back Kelvin Hop­kins Jr. hands the ball off to full­back Dar­nell Wool­folk, who ran for 117 yards and a TD against Air Force.

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