Trackin' the Top 25

Originally Published: November 13, 2004
ESPN.com

No. 1 USC 49, Arizona 9
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LenDale White scored his second touchdown of the third quarter on a six-yard run, putting USC up 28-9. White. With Heisman hopeful Reggie Bush held in check, White ran for 118 yards and three touchdowns.
STAT OF THE GAME: USC's win streak is at 19 games, its Pac-10 streak is 14, and its Los Angeles Coliseum streak is at 20. That ties the school record for consecutive victories at home, accomplished twice in the 1920s.
UP NEXT: No. 20 Arizona State at Arizona (Nov. 26); Notre Dame at No. 1 USC (Nov. 27).

No. 2 Oklahoma 30, Nebraska 3
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Jason White got warmed up and got the Sooner Schooner rolling in the second quarter. White. OU's signal caller completed 29-of-35 for 383 yards and three touchdowns.
STAT OF THE GAME: 18. White completed a school-record 18 straight passes in a row.
UP NEXT: No. 2 Oklahoma at Baylor; Colorado at Nebraska (Nov. 26).

No. 3 Auburn 24, No. 5 Georgia 6
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RB Carnell Williams threw a TD pass to put the Tigers up 14-0. You knew it was Auburn's day from there. And it ceratinly was. Williams, who did a little bit of everything. He ran 19 times for 101 yards, threw for a TD and returned a punt for 40 yards.
STAT OF THE GAME: 57. The Tigers held the Bulldogs scoreless for the first 57 minutes of the game.
UP NEXT: No. 3 Auburn at Alabama; Georgia Tech at No. 5 Georgia (Nov. 27).

Michigan State 49, No. 4 Wisconsin 14
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the Spartans set the tone for the second half by stopping the Badgers four times from inside the 1 right before halftime. Michigan State's running game. Jehuu Caulcrick and Jason Teague paced a Spartan attack that rolled to 430 yards on the ground.
STAT OF THE GAME: 9.1, 49. The Badgers came in allowing only 9.1 points per game, but the Spartans posted 49 against them.
UP NEXT: No. 4 Wisconsin at No. 19 Iowa; Michigan State at Penn State.

No. 5 California 42, Washington 12
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the Bears woke up at halftime. Cal outscored Washington 35-6 after the break. J.J. Arrington, who picked up 84 of his 121 yards during Cal's second-half run.
STAT OF THE GAME: 2. Cal had two back go over 100 yards. In addition to Arrington, Marshawn Lynch ran for 121 yards.
UP NEXT: Stanford at No. 5 California; Washington at Washington State.

No. 7 Texas 27, Kansas 23
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Kansas' Brian Luke's desperation heave into the end zone fell incomplete on the game's final play. Vince Young. The Horns' QB ran for an 18-yard TD and threw for a 22-yard score in the fourth quarter.
STAT OF THE GAME: 36. Texas RB Cedric Benson set an NCAA record by scoring a TD in 36 games during his career.
UP NEXT: No. 23 Texas A&M at No. 7 Texas (Nov. 26); Kansas at Missouri.

No. 8 Utah 45, Wyoming 28
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Alex Smith rushed for a 27-yard touchdown 50 seconds into the game. Smith, who passed for 244 yards and three touchdowns and ran for a game-high 105 yards and another TD.
STAT OF THE GAME: 2. The Utes clinched their second straight Mountain West title.
UP NEXT: BYU at No. 8 Utah; Wyoming at New Mexico.

No. 9 Michigan 42, Northwestern 20
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the Wolverines entered the Big House after halftime. Michigan scored on its first five second-half possessions. Michael Hart. Michigan's freshman sensation ran for 151 yards and a season-high three touchdowns.
STAT OF THE GAME: 13, 15. The Wolverines have won 13 straight Big Ten games and 15 consecutive games at Michigan Stadium.
UP NEXT: No. 9 Michigan at Ohio State; Illinois at Northwestern.

No. 21 Boston College 36, No. 10 West Virginia 17
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Will Blackmon returned a punt 71 yards for a TD in the fourth quarter to close the door on the Mountaineers. Boston College's special teams. The Eagles returned two punts for touchdowns and kicked three field goals
STAT OF THE GAME: 2. BC's two punt returns for touchdowns were the Eagles' first in two years.
UP NEXT: No. 10 West Virginia at Pittsburgh (Nov. 25); No. 21 Boston College at Temple.

No. 17 Miami 31, No. 11 Virginia 21
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Roscoe Parrish, who returned a punt for a TD earlier in the fourth quarter, caught a TD pass with just under a minute left to play to push the lead to 10 and give Miami control of the ACC race. With all due respect to Parrish, this one goes to Frank Gore. Gore, one of the great comeback stories of the year, ran for 195 yards and a TD.
STAT OF THE GAME: 1999: The last time Miami lost three straight games. The 'Canes avoided that by beating the Cavaliers.
UP NEXT: No. 11 Virginia at Georgia Tech; Wake Forest at No. 17 Miami.

No. 12 Florida State 17, NC State 10
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the Seminoles scored 17 unanswered points in the third quarter to take a 17-10 lead. both defenses. NC State held the 'Noles to 121 total yards, while FSU held the Pack to 123.
STAT OF THE GAME: 22, 4, 250. The teams combined for 22 punts, four turnovers and less than 250 yards of total offense.
UP NEXT: Florida at No. 12 Florida State; NC State vs. East Carolina (Nov. 27).

No. 13 Boise State 56, San Jose State 49 - 2OT
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the Broncos blocked the Spartans game-winning FG try with 1:07 left in regulation to allow Boise State to survive. Rufus Skillern. San Jose State's WR caught 10 passes for 167 yards and one TD in the Spartans' upset bid.
STAT OF THE GAME: 9. The game kicked off at 9 a.m. PT to accommodate a television broadcast. Sparty, San Jose State's mascot, wore PJ's and a bathrobe.
UP NEXT: San Jose State at Tulsa; Louisiana Tech at No. 13 Boise State.

No. 14 Louisville 55, TCU 28
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the Cardinals scored on their first threw possessions on the way to a commanding 24-7 first quarter lead. Louisville quarterback Stefan LeFors, who completed 13-of-21 passes for 275 yards and three touchdowns.
STAT OF THE GAME: 5,000. LeFors became the sixth Louisville QB to pass for over 5,000 career yards.
UP NEXT: No. 14 Louisville at Houston; Southern Miss at TCU.

No. 15 LSU 26, Alabama 10
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JaMarcus Russell hit Joseph Addai on a 35-yard TD pass to extend LSU's lead to 20-10 in the fourth quarter. the LSU defense. The Tigers held Alabama to 196 total yards and scored a TD on a fumble return.
STAT OF THE GAME: 82. The Tigers held the Crimson Tide's running game to only 82 yards.
UP NEXT: Ole Miss at No. 15 LSU; No. 3 Auburn at Alabama.

No. 19 Iowa 29, Minnesota 27
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the Gophers' Rhys Lloyd missed a 51-yard field-goal attempt with 28 seconds left. Drew Tate. Iowa's QB threw for 333 yards and two TDs and made a ton of plays.
STAT OF THE GAME: 5. Iowa's Kyle Schlicher kicked a school-record five field goals.
UP NEXT: No. 4 Wisconsin at No. 19 Iowa; Minnesota: regular season completed.

No. 20 Arizona State 45, Washington State 28
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Andrew Walter hit Hakim Hill on an 11-yard TD pass to put ASU up 38-14 early in the third quarter. Walter. The Sun Devils quarterback passed for 332 yards and five touchdowns with no interceptions.
STAT OF THE GAME: 42. Arizona State retired Pat Tillman's No. 42 jersey in a halftime ceremony.
UP NEXT: No. 20 Arizona State at Arizona (Nov. 26); Washington at Washington State.

Toledo 31, Northern Illinois 17
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Jalen Parmele ran it in from the 1-yard line with 9:28 left to put the Rockets up 31-17. Scooter McDougle. Toledo's RB carried the ball 28 times for 133 yards and 2 TDs.
STAT OF THE GAME: 11. The Rockets won 11 straight games against the Huskies.
UP NEXT: No. 22 Northern Illinois at Eastern Michigan; Bowling Green at Toledo (Nov. 23).

No. 23 Texas A&M 32, No. 25 Texas Tech 25 - OT
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Texas A&M's Melvin Bullitt knocked down Sonny Cumbie's fourth-down pass in the end zone in overtime. QB Reggie McNeal and RB Courtney Lewis. The Aggies' duo combined for 458 total yards and three TDs.
STAT OF THE GAME: 3. The Red Raiders had three turnovers, while the Aggies had none.
UP NEXT: No. 23 Texas A&M at No. 7 Texas (Nov. 26); No. 24 Oklahoma State t No. 25 Texas Tech (Nov. 27).

No. 24 Oklahoma State 49, Baylor 21
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Seymore Shaw stepped in for an injured Vernand Morency and the Cowboys didn't miss a beat. Shaw, who torched the Big 12's worst rushing defense for 172 yards and one touchdown.
STAT OF THE GAME: 5.6. The Cowboys averaged 5.6 yards per rushing attempt against the Bears.
UP NEXT: No. 24 Oklahoma State at No. 25 Texas Tech (Nov. 27); No. 2 Oklahoma at Baylor.