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Buckeyes, Spartans Roll

Purdue quarterback Danny Etling, center, is sacked by Ohio State defensive lineman Adolphus Washington, right and Chase Farris during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Ohio State defeated Purdue 56-0. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Purdue quarterback Danny Etling, center, is sacked by Ohio State defensive lineman Adolphus Washington, right and Chase Farris during the second half of an NCAA college football game in West Lafayette, Ind., Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013. Ohio State defeated Purdue 56-0. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

West Lafayette, Ind. — Doran Grant picked off Purdue’s first pass, returning it for a touchdown, and Braxton Miller threw for 233 yards and four touchdowns as No. 4 Ohio State extended the nation’s longest winning streak to 21 with a 56-0 rout of Purdue on Saturday..

The Buckeyes (9-0, 5-0 Big Ten) have not lost in 22 months. Coach Urban Meyer also won his 22nd straight game, tying a personal best established at Florida. Ohio State scored the most points and produced the most lopsided scoring margin in the 56-game history of this series. Both topped the marks set in Ohio State’s 49-0 victory in 2010.

No. 24 Michigan St. 29
No. 23 Michigan 6

East Lansing, Mich. — Shilique Calhoun, Ed Davis and the rest of Michigan State’s defense battered rival Michigan, and the Spartans remained unbeaten in the Big Ten.

Michigan State (8-1, 5-0 Big Ten) has won five of the last six meetings with the Wolverines, and this was the Spartans’ most lopsided win in the series since 1967. They held Michigan (6-2, 2-2) to minus-48 yards rushing, the worst output in the Ann Arbor program’s history.

No. 8 Auburn 35, Arkansas 17

Fayetteville, Ark. — Gus Malzahn finally had his day in Fayetteville.

Tre Mason rushed for 168 yards and four touchdowns as No. 8 Auburn earned their first-year coach a 35-17 win in his return to Arkansas.

Mason scored on runs of 9, 4 and 5 and 12 yards as the Tigers (8-1, 4-1 SEC) won their fifth in a row in Malzahn’s first game in Fayetteville since leaving the Razorbacks as an assistant following the 2006 season.

Auburn’s Nick Marshall, returning from a shoulder injury, accounted for 177 yards of total offense, including an 88-yard touchdown throw to Sammie Coates.

No. 9 Clemson 59, Virginia 10

Charlottesville, Va. — Tajh Boyd threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score and Clemson (8-1, 6-1 ACC) broke the game open with three touchdowns in the last 4:18 of the first half.

No. 14 S.Carolina 34, Miss. St. 16

Columbia, s.c. — Connor Shaw threw for four touchdowns, Mike Davis ran for 128 yards to move past 1,000 yards this season and South Carolina (7-2, 5-2 SEC) tied a school record with its 15th straight home victory.

No. 21 N. Illinois 63, UMass 19

Foxborough, Mass. — Jordan Lynch ran for 119 yards and four touchdowns and threw for another in just over a half to help Northern Illinois (9-0, 5-0 MAC) stay unbeaten.

The Huskies scored touchdowns on their first five possessions and six of their seven drives in the first half.

No. 22 Wisconsin 28, Iowa 9

Iowa City, Iowa — James White ran for 132 yards and a pair of late touchdowns as Wisconsin won its third straight.

Joel Stave added two touchdown passes for the Badgers (6-2, 4-1 Big Ten), who are bowl eligible for the 12th year in a row.

Georgia 23, Florida 20

Jacksonville, Fla. — Todd Gurley scored twice in his first game in more than a month, helping Georgia (5-3, 4-2 SEC) beat rival Florida (4-4, 3-3).

Notre Dame 38, Navy 34

South Bend, Ind. — Tarean Folston scored on a 1-yard plunge with 3:47 left and Notre Dame (7-2) survived a back-and-forth game with Navy (4-4), holding on to beat the Midshipmen. Notre Dame improved to 11-1 in November in four seasons under Brian Kelly and clinched its fourth consecutive winning season.