Saturday’s college football roundup: Oklahoma survives against Oklahoma State

The Cowboys are unable to convert a two-point conversion late and the No. 6 Sooners hold on for a 48-47 win.

Wake Forest's Jack Freudenthal, middle, breaks free for the game-winning touchdown during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against North Carolina State in Raleigh, N.C., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. ()

Oklahoma running back Trey Sermon escapes an attempted tackle by Oklahoma State safety Jarrick Bernard, left, and safety Malcolm Rodriguez during the Sooners' 48-47 win Saturday.

NORMAN, Okla. — Kyler Murray passed for 349 yards and ran for 66 and No. 6 Oklahoma survived a late two-point conversion attempt to beat Oklahoma State 48-47 on Saturday.

Taylor Cornelius connected with Tylan Wallace on a 24-yard TD pass to cut Oklahoma’s lead to one with 1:03 to play. Oklahoma State went for two, but Cornelius’ pass fell incomplete, and Oklahoma (9-1, 6-1 Big 12, No. 6 CFP) recovered the onside kick.

Cornelius passed for a career-high 501 yards for the Cowboys (5-5, 2-5).

(1) ALABAMA 24, (18) MISSISSIPPI 0: Josh Jacobs ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass and host Alabama (10-0, 7-0 Southeast) got its second straight shutout in a victory over Mississippi State (6-4, 2-4).

(4) MICHIGAN 42, RUTGERS 7: Shea Patterson threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, Karan Higdon had two 1-yard scoring runs and Michigan (9-1, 7-0 Big 10, No. 4 CFP) kept its championship hopes intact with a win at Rutgers (1-9, 0-7).

(7) WEST VIRGINIA 47, TCU 10: Will Grier threw three TD passes, and West Virginia (8-1, 6-1, No. 9 CFP), seeking a berth in the Big 12 championship game, had no trouble with the Horned Frogs (4-6, 2-5) in a rout at home.

(8) OHIO STATE 26, (24) MICHIGAN STATE 6: Drue Chrisman kept Michigan State (6-4, 4-3 Big Ten, No. 18 CFP) pinned back with a sensational second half of punting, and Ohio State (9-1, 6-1, No. 10) eventually pulled away to a road victory.

(10) WASHINGTON STATE 31, COLORADO 7: Gardner Minshew II overcame a slow start and three fourth-down failures to lead Washington State (9-1, 6-1 Pac-12, No. 8 CFP) at Colorado (5-5, 2-5).

TENNESSEE 24, (12) KENTUCKY 7: Jarrett Guarantano threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Marquez Callaway on the final play of the first half and Darrell Taylor had four sacks for host Tennessee (5-5, 2-4 SEC) against Kentucky (7-3, 5-3, No. 11 CFP).

STONY BROOK 17, DELAWARE 3: Donald Liotine ran for 170 yards on 27 carries, and his 33-yard scoring run with 5:27 left finished off a win for the Seawolves (7-3, 5-2 Colonial Athletic) over visiting Delaware (7-3, 5-2).

TOWSON 41, ELON 10: Tom Flacco threw three touchdown passes, Aidan O’Neill set Towson’s single-season field goal record and the Tigers (7-3, 5-2 CAA) routed host Elon (6-3, 4-2).

JAMES MADISON 48, RHODE ISLAND 31: Ben DiNucci threw for four scores and ran for another and James Madison (7-3, 5-2 CAA) beat Rhode Island (5-5, 3-4 CAA) in Virginia.

NEW HAMPSHIRE 24, ALBANY 10: Carlos Washington Jr. broke loose for a 93-yard TD run, Evan Horn picked off an Albany pass in the Great Danes’ end zone for a score, and New Hampshire (4-6, 3-4 CAA) won at home.

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