Jeff VanHorne kicked a 44-yard field goal on Pittsburgh's first possession and Billy Owens returned a last-minute interception 69 yards for a score as the Panthers surprised No. 15 Penn State, 10-0, last night in Pittsburgh.
Pitt running back Craig Heyward gained 160 yards, his 10th consecutive 100-yard game this season, as the Panthers (7-3) beat the Nittany Lions (7-3) in Pitt Stadium for the first time since 1965 and shut them out for the first time since 1955.
Trailing by 3-0, Penn State moved to Pitt 37 with 35 seconds left but Owens intercepted a pass by Matt Knizner and ran it back for the clinching touchdown.
Colgate 38, Boston U. 0:
In Hamilton, N.Y., Colgate tailback Kenny Gamble rushed for 206 yards on 31 carries to become the all-time NCAA leader in all-purpose yards.
Gamble completed his collegiate career with 7,623 all-purpose yards, and moved past Archie Griffin into seventh place on the NCAA all-time rushing list. He also set Division I-AA records for career rushes (963), all-purpose yards per game (181.2) and most games gaining 200 or more rushing yards (6). He equaled the division mark of 100-yard games for a career (29).
West Virginia 37, Rutgers 13:
In Morgantown, W.Va., freshman quarterback Major Harris (14 for 21 passing, 196 yards; 15 carries, 102 yards rushing) led the Mountaineers (6-4) to scores on six of their first seven possessions against the Scarlet Knights (5-5).
Holy Cross 40, William and Mary 7:
In Worcester, Mass., quarterback Jeff Wiley (school-record 29 of 41, 255 yards) and all-purpose halfback Gordie Lockbaum (212 net yards) led NCAA Division I-AA's top-ranked Crusaders (10-0) over the Indians (4-6).
Houston 37, Temple 7:
In Philadelphia, David Dacus completed 36 of 50 passes for 376 yards and three touchdowns as the Cougars (3-6) gave the Owls (3-7) their sixth straight loss.
Army 49, Lafayette 37:
In West Point, N.Y., Tory Crawford ran for three touchdowns and passed for one as the Cadets (4-6) beat the Leopards (4-6).
Cornell 31, Columbia 20:
In Ithaca, N.Y., the Lions, despite getting six turnovers from the Big Red, extended the nation's longest losing streak to 40 games. Columbia is 0-9, 0-5 in the Ivy League; Cornell is 5-4, 4-2.
Harvard 31, Penn 14:
In Cambridge, Mass., Tony Hinz ran for two touchdowns and Tom Yohe passed for one and ran for one as the Crimson (7-2, 5-1) beat the Quakers (3-6, 2-4) in an Ivy League game.
Yale 34, Princeton 19:
In Princeton, N.J., Kelly Ryan threw three touchdown passes and the Bulldogs (7-2, 5-1) prepared for next week's Ivy League showdown with Harvard by beating the Tigers (5-4, 3-3).