Florida State passes first road test

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TAMPA, Fla. — EJ Manuel threw for 242 yards and a touchdown, helping No. 4 Florida State remain unbeaten with a 30-17 victory over South Florida on Saturday night.

Receiver Rashad Greene got the Seminoles going with a 10-yard touchdown run, Christian Jones scored on a 12-yard fumble return.

Penn State transfer Kevin Haplea had a 1-yard touchdown reception as the Seminoles (5-0) survived their first road test of the season by pulling away from a three-point lead with two touchdowns and a field goal in the final 5:09 of the third quarter.

MIAMI 44, N.C. STATE 37

In Miami, Stephen Morris threw for a school-record 566 yards and five touchdowns, the last of those a 62-yard strike to Phillip Dorsett with 19 seconds left, and Miami beat North Carolina State for the Hurricanes’ first three-game winning streak since 2009.

Dorsett caught seven passes for 192 yards and two scores for Miami (4-1, 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference).

Rayshawn Scott had six catches for 180 yards for the Hurricanes, who meet unbeaten Notre Dame in Chicago next weekend.

CINCINNATI 27, VIRGINIA TECH 24

In Landover, Md., Munchie Legaux hit Damon Julian for a 39-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds to play and Cincinnati beat Virginia.

Trailing by four after a Hokies touchdown, the Bearcats (3-0) took over at their own 15 with 1:43 to play and moved downfield in nine plays for the score.

LOUISIANA TECH 44, VIRGINIA 38

In Charlottesville, Va., Colby Cameron threw for one touchdown and ran for another, and Louisiana Tech scored 34 consecutive points to rally from an early deficit and beat penalty-riddled Virginia.

Ray Holley ran for two touchdowns for the Bulldogs (4-0), who trailed 24-10 midway through the second quarter.

NORTH CAROLINA 66, IDAHO 0

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Gio Bernard scored twice, Bryn Renner threw three touchdown passes and North Carolina set a school scoring record in a win against Idaho.

Freshman Quinshad Davis had two TD catches for the Tar Heels (3-2), who had five different players reach the end zone in the first half. The Tar Heels had 371 yards and 45 points by halftime before finishing with 575 total yards.

DUKE 34, WAKE FOREST 27

In Winston-Salem, N.C., backup quarterback Anthony Boone scored on a 4-yard touchdown run with 11:35 left, and Duke beat Wake Forest for its first win in the series since 1999.

Sean Renfree was 22 of 28 for 204 yards before leaving with an apparent right elbow injury. Brandon Connette finished with touchdown runs of 2 and 4 yards for Duke.


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