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Nation: Colorado State wins 5th straight

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November 17, 2002


SAN DIEGO -- Bradlee Van Pelt threw for three touchdowns and ran for two as Colorado State defeated San Diego State 49-21 Saturday night, the Rams' fifth straight win.

SAN DIEGO -- Bradlee Van Pelt threw for three touchdowns and ran for two as Colorado State defeated San Diego State 49-21 Saturday night, the Rams' fifth straight win.

Van Pelt completed 9 of 12 passes for 188 yards and rushed 13 times for 93 yards. He even outgained star running back Cecil Sapp, who had 80 yards on 20 carries and scored once for the Rams.

Senior J.R. Tolver became the Aztecs' all-time leader in receiving yards with 3,163.

FRESNO ST. 38, NEVADA 30: Cameron Worrell and Sam Williams each had interceptions that were turned into touchdowns for the host Bulldogs.

NEW MEXICO 20, BYU 16: DonTrell Moore ran for 93 yards and scored two touchdowns as the Lobos snapped a 14-game losing streak in Provo.

SMU 42, UTEP 35: Cody Cardwell returned a punt 66 yards for a touchdown with 1:22 left for the visiting Mustangs.

ARKANSAS ST. 38, IDAHO 29: Danny Smith ran for 206 yards and four TDs for the visiting Indians.

N. ILLINOIS 49, E. MICHIGAN 21: Michael Turner ran for 225 yards on 21 carries and tied a league record with five touchdowns for the visiting Huskies.

N. TEXAS 38, N. MEXICO ST. 27: Kevin Galbreath rushed for 175 yards for the host Mean Green, which clinched the Sun Belt Conference title. North Texas will play in the New Orleans Bowl Dec. 17.

BOISE ST. 36, LA. TECH 10: Ryan Dinwiddie threw for 399 yards and four scores for the host Broncos, who clinched a share of the Western Athletic Conference title.

AIR FORCE 49, UNLV 32: Quarterback Chance Harridge accounted for four touchdowns, two rushing and two passing, for the host Falcons.

UTAH 23, WYOMING 18: Brandon Warfield ran for 164 yards and two scores, including the winner from 2 yards with 7:17 left, for the visiting Utes.

CONNECTICUT 38, NAVY 0: Dan Orlovsky threw for three scores for the visiting Huskies, who outgained the Midshipmen 509-82.

BALL ST. 38, C. MICH. 21: Andy Roesch threw five touchdowns and receiver Dante Ridgeway caught 10 passes for 157 yards and two scores for the visiting Cardinals.

UTAH ST. 19, TROY ST. 16 (OT): Dane Kidman kicked a 36-yard field goal with two seconds left to force overtime, then hit a 34-yarder in OT for the visiting Aggies.

AKRON 21, BUFFALO 10: Bob Hendry ran for 119 yards and two touchdowns for the host Zips.

SAN JOSE ST. 49, TULSA 38: Scott Rislov passed for 267 yards and two TDs for the visiting Spartans.

HAWAII 33, RICE 28: Timmy Chang passed for 369 yards and two touchdowns for the host Warriors, who stopped Rice on fourth down from the Hawaii 11-yard line with eight seconds left.

MTSU 44, LA.-MONROE 28: Tyrone Calico tied a school record with three touchdown catches for host Middle Tennessee State.

TOLEDO 42, W. MICHIGAN 21: Brian Jones threw for two touchdowns and ran for one for the visiting Rockets. The Broncos scored 21 straight in the second half to draw within six.

Non-Division I-A

PENN 44, HARVARD 9: Mike Mitchell threw for 317 yards and four scores for the host Quakers, who clinched a tie for the Ivy League championship. Penn can win the title outright by beating Cornell Saturday.

YALE 7, PRINCETON 3: Ron Benigno caught an 11-yard score with 4:42 left for host Yale, which took a 67-41-10 series lead. Only the Lehigh-Lafayette series (137 meetings) has had more games.

E. WASH. 30, MONTANA 21: Quarterback Josh Blankenship threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns for host Eastern Washington. Montana, ranked No. 1 in Division I-AA, had won 24 in a row, tying the I-AA record.

FAYETTEVILLE ST. 17, BOWIE ST. 14: Fayetteville (N.C.) State won the Division II Central Intercollegiate Athletic Conference title game and faces Tuskegee Dec. 15 in the Pioneer Bowl at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa.

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