OXFORD, Ohio -- Thomas Merriweather scored on a 96-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter as Miami (Ohio) blew out Temple 23-3 on Tuesday night in Mid-American Conference action.
The RedHawks (8-4, 7-1) clinched a share of the Eastern Division title with the victory.
Merriweather rushed for 182 yards on 22 carries as Miami ran for 253 yards and held the Owls to 70 yards on the ground.
Temple (8-4, 5-3) took an early 3-0 lead on a 23-yard field goal from Brandon McManus with 5:45 left in the opening quarter.
Miami answered on the ensuing possession with a six-play, 74-yard drive that ended with a 34-yard touchdown pass from Austin Boucher to Nick Harwell. A missed extra point gave the RedHawks a 6-3 lead.
An 8-yard touchdown pass from Boucher to Armand Robinson with 1:39 left before halftime put Miami in front 14-3 at the break.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Will Grier threw four touchdown passes to four receivers -- all in the first half -- and No. 25 Florida downed third-ranked Mississippi 38-10 on Saturday night.
Leonard Fournette highlighted his SEC-record third straight 200-yard game with a 75-yard touchdown run, and No. 9 LSU overcame Eastern Michigan 44-22 on Saturday night.
An officiating error led to an Oklahoma State touchdown Saturday in the Cowboys' 36-34 win over Kansas State.
Texas A&M receiver Ricky Seals-Jones, who was ejected for targeting midway in the second quarter of Saturday's game, took to Twitter late in the game, retweeting a tweet that questioned the call.
As if things weren't going bad enough at Texas, the Longhorns appear to have players on Twitter during lopsided losses and jabs at their coach accidentally being sent from other nearby teams.