Georgia routs Ga Tech...Gators end Seminoles’ bowl streak...Va Tech, Syracuse, UB win in basketball
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — No. 5 Georgia has romped into the Southeastern Conference championship game with a 45-21 rout of Georgia Tech. Jake Fromm threw four touchdown passes and D’Andre Swift ran for 105 yards. Georgia will face Alabama next weekend for the SEC title and an expected spot in the College Football Playoff.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Feleipe Franks had three touchdown passes and No. 13 Florida used a punishing ground attack to end a five-game losing streak to Florida State, defeating the Seminoles 41-14. Lamical Perine had a 74-yard touchdown run as Florida ran for 278 yards, averaging 5.3 yards per carry. The Gators halted Florida State’s bowl streak, which began in 1982, and handed the Seminoles their first losing season since 1976.
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Ahmed Hill scored eight of his 19 points during a 24-6 run spanning halftime, and No. 13 Virginia Tech beat St. Francis, Pennsylvania, 75-37. Myles Thompson led the Red Flash with 14 points. St. Francis shot just 25.9 percent and committed 22 turnovers.
BOSTON (AP) — Eric Dungey ran for three touchdowns and threw for 362 yards and three more scores to lead No. 19 Syracuse to a 42-21 victory over Boston College. Sean Riley caught five passes for 115 yards, and Dontae Strickland carried 20 times for 129 yards for Syracuse, which bounced back from a 36-3 loss to No. 3 Notre Dame to win for the fifth time in six games. Boston College finished with a three-game losing streak after opening the season 7-2 and rising to No. 17 in the AP Top 25.
AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) — CJ Massinburg scored 21 points, Jayvon Graves added 16 and No. 22 Buffalo overcame a slow start to beat Marist 76-49. Massinburg returned after missing one game with a sprained knee and shot 7 of 10 from the field with six 3-pointers in 25 minutes off the bench. The Bulls made their AP Top 25 debut last week following a win at then-No. 13 West Virginia and have won their first five games for the first time since joining Division I in 1994-95.