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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) - Anthony Brown threw three touchdown passes and Boston College beat Virginia 41-10. The Eagles took control quickly with a pair of 76-yard scoring plays in the first quarter on their way to a 24-0 lead. The Eagles defense hounded and confounded Virginia quarterback Kurt Benkert all day. BC finished with a 512-247 advantage in total yardage.

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Bryant Shirreffs went 23 of 29 for 372 yards passing and one touchdown, and Connecticut scored the first 20 points of a 20-14 victory over Tulsa. Tulsa's final drive started at its 12 with 51 seconds left and no timeouts.

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Columbia improved to 6-0 and ensured its first winning season in 21 years, holding on to beat Dartmouth 22-17 behind a pair of goal-line stands in the last three minutes after two short touchdown runs by Josh Bean. Columbia has won seven straight games for the first time since 1935 and ensured just its sixth season with a winning record since 1951. The Lions, who won just five times in the previous four years combined, took over sole possession of the Ivy League lead at 3-0.

BOSTON (AP) - Ryan O'Reilly scored 2:59 into overtime to give the Buffalo Sabres a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins, capping a comeback from a pair of three-goal deficits. Former Boston University star and Hobey Baker winner Jack Eichel had a goal for the Sabres. Jason Pominville and Benoit Pouliot and Evander Kane also scored for Buffalo, which has just one regulation win this season. Robin Lehner stopped 27 shots.

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) - Bilal Ally ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns, both career highs, Ross Comis threw for three touchdowns and UMass rolled to a 55-20 win over mistake prone Georgia Southern. Comis had scoring passes of 1, 68 and 26 yards in the first quarter as the Minutemen (1-6) opened a 21-0 lead.

ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) - Harold Coles ran for two touchdowns and the Cornell defense smothered Brown in a 34-7 victory to end a nine-game skid in the series. Coles was one of four players to run for at least 40 yards as Cornell (2-4, 2-1 Ivy League) piled up 276 yards on the ground.

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Grant Breneman threw for two touchdowns and ran in two more Saturday to lead Colgate to a 45-7 win over Holy Cross. Breneman was 16 of 24 for 222 yards passing, including a 59-yard touchdown throw to Thomas Ives midway through the third quarter to make it 30-7.

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Trevor Knight threw for four touchdowns as New Hampshire rolled to a 40-17 win over Towson. Knight was 19-for-30 for 197 yards passing for the Wildcats (5-2, 3-1 Colonial Athletic Conference).

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