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NEW YORK (AP) - Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium to stay on target for a trip to the College Football Playoff. The Fighting Irish held out Book from last week's home game against Florida State with a rib injury, and he wasn't missed as unbeaten Notre Dame rolled with Brandon Wimbush at quarterback.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Trace McSorley has become the winningest quarterback in Penn State history with a 20-7 victory over Rutgers. The win was No. 30 for McSorley as a starter. He threw two touchdown passes to tight end Pat Freiermuth and No. 16 Penn State's defense set up two touchdowns with turnovers. McSorley's touchdown passes covered 6 yards in the second quarter and 18 in the fourth as the Nittany Lions beat Rutgers for the 12th straight time. It was the 10th straight loss for the Scarlet Knights.
NEW YORK (AP) - Danilo Gallinari scored 28 points, Tobias Harris had 27 and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Brooklyn Nets 127-118. Montrezl Harrell added 16 points and 10 rebounds as Los Angeles opened a three-game trip with its fourth straight win. Fellow reserve Lou Williams finished with 16 points and five assists.
BOSTON (AP) - Tom Stewart threw for 312 yards and three touchdowns before being wheeled off on a stretcher in the fourth quarter, leading Harvard to a 45-27 victory over Yale at Fenway Park. It was the highest-scoring matchup in the 143-year history of The Game.
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Crystal Dangerfield scored 19 points and Napheesa Collier added 15 points and 16 rebounds to help No. 2 UConn rout Vanderbilt 80-42 in the Hall of Fame Showcase. Katie Lou Samuelson also reached double figures with 15 points while Megan Walker had 14 for the Huskies.
NEW YORK (AP) - Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves, and the New York Rangers beat the Florida Panthers 4-2 for their fifth consecutive home win. Chris Kreider had a goal and two assists for New York, which has won three of four overall. Brendan Smith and Filip Chytil also scored.
HIGHLAND HEIGHTS, Ky. (AP) - Drew McDonald scored 19 points, Dantez Walton scored 15 and undefeated Northern Kentucky beat Manhattan 59-53. Thomas Capuano's 3-pointer brought the Jaspers within 56-51 with 3:14 left and then Manhattan went cold, missing 7 of 8 from the field.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Ethan Stark kicked a 48-yard field goal as time expired to lift Albany to a 25-23 victory over Stony Brook. Stony Brook used just 55 seconds to take a 23-22 lead, scoring on Joe Carbone's 41-yard scoring strike to Julius Wingate on a fourth-and-10 play with 17 seconds remaining.
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