Cincinnati 44, North Carolina State 14: Zach Collaros scrambled for two touchdowns and threw for two more, and Cincinnati's turnover-forcing defense got three more of them Thursday night.
Today's televised game
Central Florida at BYU (8 p.m., ESPN): After its commanding 30-3 win over Boston College, UCF looked like a legitimate Top-25 team with a 2-0 mark until losing last week to Florida International.
Beebe out as Big 12 boss: Big 12 Commissioner Dan Beebe is out after the conference nearly collapsed for the second time in just over a year. In a statement, the Big 12 says its board of directors and Beebe have reached a "mutual agreement" that Beebe will leave his job immediately. Texas A&M announced it will leave in 2012 to seek membership in the SEC. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State also considered leaving until the Pac-12 said it would not expand.
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