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LSU outscores ‘Bama…Gophers beat Nittany Lions…Celts beat Spurs, lose Hayward…Brissett out

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) _ Joe Burrow passed for 393 yards and three touchdowns as top-ranked LSU beat No. 2 Alabama for the first time in nine tries, 46-41. Burrow completed 31 of 39 passes and ran for 64 yards in boosting his bid for a Heisman Trophy. Clyde Edwards-Helaire ran for three touchdowns and caught a scoring pass for the Tigers, who led 33-13 before improving to 9-0 and dropping the Crimson Tide to 8-1.

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) _ Tanner Morgan passed for 339 yards and three touchdowns as 11th-ranked Minnesota knocked off No. 5 Penn State, 31-26. Rashod Bateman got the Gophers going with a 66-yard score on their first possession and finished with seven catches for 203 yards, the second-most in program history. Jordan Howden picked off Sean Clifford in the end zone with 1:01 left to secure the Gophers’ first victory over a top-5 opponent in 20 years.

UNDATED (AP) _ Justin Fields threw for three touchdowns and ran for another in the first half as third-ranked Ohio State blew away Maryland, 73-14. Trevor Lawrence threw for two scores and ran for another while No. 4 Clemson was taking a 21-0 lead in the first 11 ½ minutes of a 55-10 dismantling of N.C. State. And No. 6 Georgia posted its third shutout of the season by holding Missouri to 198 total yards and 11 first downs in a 27-0 victory.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) _ The Boston Celtics extended their winning streak but lost a key player in the process. Gordon Hayward broke his left hand late in the first half of the Celtics’ 135-115 rout of the Spurs in San Antonio. Jaylen Brown dropped in 30 points and Kemba Walker added 26 in the Celtics’ seventh straight victory since a season-opening loss to Philadelphia.

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) _ The Indianapolis Colts have ruled out starting quarterback Jacoby Brissett (brih-SEHT’) for Sunday’s game against Miami. Backup Brian Hoyer will make his first start with the Colts. Brissett sustained a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee during last weekend’s loss at Pittsburgh. He did limited work in practice during the week.

Associated Press

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