AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) -- James Starks rushed for 162 yards and scored three touchdowns, and Buffalo broke a seven-game losing streak with a 41-14 upset of Kent State on Saturday.
Buffalo (2-7, 1-5 Mid-American Conference) scored 41 unanswered points and won a MAC game for the first time since Nov. 12, 2005.
Kent State (5-4, 4-2) turned the ball over five times. Mike Newton had two interceptions and Buffalo recorded six sacks on Julian Edleman and backup Michael Machen.
Buffalo had 369 yards of total offense.
After trailing 14-3 at halftime, Buffalo opened the second half driving 78 yards, 71 of them courtesy of Starks. He took Paoli's pitch 6 yards to narrow the gap to 14-10.
Kent State coughed up the ball again on its very next play. Ollice Ervin forced the ball from Marcus Hill, and Buffalo recovered. Starks scored four plays later on a spinning 19-yard run, breaking three tackles for a 24-14 lead.
Newton returned his second interception 59 yards to set up Starks' third touchdown from 16 yards for a 34-14 Buffalo lead.
Steven King scored the Bulls' final TD on a 4-yard run.
Edleman, who was 16-for-29 for 190 yards passing, ran for the game's first score on a 4-yard keeper with 7:29 left in the first half.
Edleman drove Kent State 88 yards on its next possession and rushed the final six yards for his second TD and a 14-0 lead.
South Carolina AD Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" Saturday's game vs. No. 7 LSU will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of devastating floods that hit the state.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
The Oklahoma State Cowboys' defense has lost senior middle linebacker Ryan Simmons for the season because of a knee injury.
A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after the woman he allegedly attacked after a football game said she didn't want to testify.
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said he was sorry for getting into a sideline altercation with an assistant coach during a 41-24 loss to Oregon over the weekend.
The Fresno County District Attorney's office has filed charges against Fresno State quarterback Zack Greenlee and a teammate arrested last month during a house party near the campus.