The notable and unranked

NDSU clinches share of title on final day of regular season

• NORTH DAKOTA STATE 55, MISSOURI STATE 0: The host Bison (9-2, 7-1) clinched a share of the Missouri Valley title on Saturday. The four-time defending FCS champions shared the title for a second straight year with Illinois State and earned the conference's automatic bid to the playoffs. The playoff bracket will be announced on Sunday.

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• WESTERN ILLINOIS 30, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 24 (2OT): The Jackrabbits (8-3, 5-3 Missouri Valley) were denied a nine-win season for the first time since 1979. The start of the game was delayed 90 minutes because of a late arrival by SDSU, which ran into bad weather. Brady Mengarelli ran 20 times for 187 yards.

• ILLINOIS STATE 46, SOUTH DAKOTA 0: The visiting Coyotes (5-6, 3-5 Missouri Valley) were denied their first winning season since 2011. Marshaun Coprich rushed for 251 yards and four TDs for Illinois State.

• NORTH DAKOTA 45, CAL POLY 21: John Santiago had his ninth 100-yard rushing game of the season (117) and scored three touchdowns for the visiting Fighting Hawks (7-4, 4-3 Big Sky). He also broke UND's single-season record for all-purpose yards with 2,159.

• HARVARD 38, YALE 19: Scott Hosch threw four touchdown passes in directing the Crimson (9-1, 6-1) to a share of the Ivy League crown for a third straight year with a victory in front of 52,126 fans at Yale Bowl. The three-peat is a school first. Harvard, which split the title with Dartmouth and Penn, won "The Game" for a record ninth time in a row.


• MISSISSIPPI STATE 51, ARKANSAS 50: The Bulldogs (8-3, 4-3 SEC) blocked a 29-yard field goal attempt with less than a minute left to hold on against the host Razorbacks (6-5, 4-3). Dak Prescott threw for a career-high 501 yards and five TDs on 38-for-50 passing. Brandon Allen threw a school-record seven TD passes for Arkansas.

• TENNESSEE 19, MISSOURI 8: Jalen Hurd rushed for a career-best 151 yards on 34 carries and the Volunteers (7-4, 4-3 SEC) spoiled Gary Pinkel's Missouri home finale. The Tigers (5-6, 1-6) need a win in their finale to avoid just the second losing record in the last 11 years under Pinkel, who is stepping down because of health reasons.

• THE CITADEL 23, SOUTH CAROLINA 22: The host Gamecocks (3-8) hadn't lost to an FCS team in 25 years.

• KANSAS STATE 38, IOWA STATE 35: Jack Cantele kicked a 42-yard field goal with three seconds left to cap a come-from-behind victory for the host Wildcats (4-6, 1-6 Big 12). Mike Warren ran for 195 yards for the Cyclones (3-8, 2-6), but he lost two fumbles late in the game.

• PITTSBURGH 45, LOUISVILLE 34: Nathan Peterman tossed four TDs in the second quarter and freshman Qadree Ollison ran for 152 yards and a score for the host Panthers (8-3, 6-1 ACC), who reached eight wins in the regular season for the first time since 2009.

Saturday's stars

• Ejuan Price, dl, Pittsburgh: Had five sacks in a 45-34 win over Louisville.

• WEST VIRGINIA OFFENSE: Had a trio of 100-yard rushers for the first time since Sept. 13, 1969, in a 49-0 win over Kansas.

• Taylor Bertolet, K, Texas A&M: Tied a school and SEC record by making six field goals in a 25-0 win over Vanderbilt.

Associated Press