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College Football Report / Scores and fast facts

>Thursday's game

South Carolina 16, No. 4 Mississippi 10: Spencer Lanning kicked three field goals and fullback Patrick DiMarco had a key 2-yard TD catch for the Gamecocks, who picked up their first win over a top-five foe since beating North Carolina in 1981. South Carolina kept Ole Miss star quarterback Jevan Snead under wraps, allowing him to complete only 7 of 21 passes for 107 yards.

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>Tonight's game

Missouri at Nevada (9 p.m., ESPN): The Tigers, who are 3-0 and averaging 38.7 points per game, will be trying to wrap up an unbeaten nonconference campaign for the fourth straight season. Meanwhile, the Wolfpack comes in 0-2 largely due to a minus-8 turnover margin.

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Around the nation

Clausen practices for Notre Dame: QB Jimmy Clausen (turf toe) is expected to play for the Fighting Irish on Saturday night against Purdue. Meanwhile, coach Charlie Weis said tailback Armando Allen Jr., who has run for 326 yards in three games, will be a game-time decision because of his injured right ankle.

Hall of Fame moving to Atlanta: Plagued by low attendance in South Bend, Ind., the College Football Hall of Fame hopes to get a boost in visitors after it moves to a new $50 million facility next to Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta. Hall officials formally announced the move, projecting the new facility to open in the summer of 2012 within walking distance of popular tourist attraction the World of Coca-Cola.

SEC commish talks to Kiffin, Meyer: Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive has once again spoken to Tennessee coach Lane Kiffin and Florida's Urban Meyer about public comments both have made recently. SEC spokesman Chuck Dunlap would not elaborate on what Slive told the coaches, who had been spoken to about their verbal jabs before the season began. Slive added that the commissioner considers the matter resolved.

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Compiled from News and wire service reports.

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