Top 25 College Football from Saturday
UNDATED (AP) -- The fourth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes are now riding a 21-game winning streak. Behind the passing of Braxton Miller, the Bucks beat Purdue 56-0. Miller threw for 233 yards and four touchdowns in the lopsided Big Ten win. Ohio State is now 9-0 and 5-0 in conference play. Coach Urban Meyer, who hasn't lost in 341/2 months, tied his personal best by winning a 22nd straight game, a streak that includes his final victory at Florida. Meyer also won 22 in a row with the Gators in 2008-09.
IN OTHER TOP 25 GAMES FROM SATURDAY:
- Florida State's national championship hopes are alive and well. The third-ranked Seminoles routed eighth-ranked and previously undefeated Miami 41-14. The 8-0 Seminoles went on a 20-0 run after a skirmish broke out midway through the third quarter. The two teams were called for offsetting personal fouls and James Wilder Jr. scored on a 5-yard run on the next play. The rout was on from that point.
The Seminoles have handily defeated all three Top 25 teams they played this season. Their national championship hopes are alive and well with Florida being the last real challenge in the regular season.
- Tre Mason rushed for 168 yards and four touchdowns as No. 8 Auburn earned first-year coach Gus Malzahn a 35-17 win in his return to Arkansas.
-- Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score and No. 9 Clemson broke the game open with three touchdowns in the last five minutes of the first half in a 59-10 victory against reeling Virginia, which lost its sixth in a row and for the 15th time in its last 19 games.
-- Maty Mauk threw three touchdown passes and ran for another, leading No. 10 Missouri's 31-3 victory over Tennessee. The Tigers are 8-1 with a 4-1 mark in the SEC.
- Johnny Manziel threw four touchdown passes and ran for two more scores in less than three quarters to lead No. 12 Texas A&M to a lopsided 57-7 win over UTEP.
-- Despite missing two days of practice with a virus, quarterback Connor Shaw threw for four touchdowns and Mike Davis ran for 128 yards to move past 1,000 yards this season as No. 14 South Carolina beat Mississippi State 34-12.
-- No. 16 Fresno State topped Nevada 41-23 to improve to 8-0, its best start since 1989. Derek Carr tossed three TD passes, including a pair to Josh Harper.
- Brett Hundley threw two touchdown passes and rushed for two more scores, Devin Fuller scored three touchdowns, and No. 17 UCLA shook off back-to-back losses with a 45-23 victory over Colorado.
-- Clint Chelf threw for two touchdowns and a season-high 211 yards and ran for two more scores to lead No. 18 Oklahoma State past No. 15 Texas Tech 52-34.
-- Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to lead No. 21 Northern Illinois to a 63-19 rout of Massachusetts.
-- Wisconsin, the 22nd-ranked team in the AP poll, won its third straight game with a 28-9 win over Iowa. James White ran for 132 yards and a pair of late touchdowns in the win as the 6-2 Badgers became bowl eligible for the 12th year in a row.
-- Michigan State's defense battered rival Michigan and the No. 24 Spartans remained unbeaten in the Big Ten with a 29-6 victory over the 23rd-ranked Wolverines. Connor Cook threw for a touchdown and ran for one TD.