Dan Orlovsky threw three touchdown passes and freshman Terry Caulley (Patuxent High) rushed for 191 yards as Connecticut earned its biggest victory in Division I-A, beating host Iowa State, 37-20, yesterday.

Connecticut (6-6), finishing the season with a four-game winning streak, scored 27 straight points after trailing 20-10 to stun a team that had been ranked ninth nationally in mid-October.

Iowa State (7-6) lost five of its last six after a 6-1 start. Seneca Wallace was 19 of 44 for 216 yards with no touchdowns and four interceptions.

* NORTH CAROLINA 23, DUKE 21: Dan Orner booted a 47-yard field goal as time expired, lifting the visiting Tar Heels (3-9, 1-7 ACC) to their 13th straight win over the Blue Devils (2-10, 0-8).

* BOSTON COLLEGE 36, TEMPLE 14: In Philadelphia, Brandon Brokaw ran for three touchdowns and Derrick Knight added 73 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Eagles (7-4, 2-4 Big East).

* WISCONSIN 49, MINNESOTA 31: Anthony Davis ran for a career-high 301 yards and five touchdowns on 45 carries as the Badgers (7-6, 2-6 Big Ten) won at home to recapture Paul Bunyan's Axe.

* ILLINOIS 31, NORTHWESTERN 24: In Evanston, Ill., Jon Beutjer threw three touchdown passes and ran for another score to lead the Illini (5-7, 4-4 Big Ten).

Antoineo Harris ran for 178 yards and set Illinois's single-season rushing record.

* CLEMSON 27, SOUTH CAROLINA 20: Bernard Rambert ran for two touchdowns, including a 2-yard score with 9:38 left in the game, as the host Tigers (7-5) rallied to win the 100th meeting over the Gamecocks (5-7).

* PURDUE 34, INDIANA 10: Brandon Jones ran for 131 yards and two scores as the host Boilermakers (6-6, 4-4 Big Ten) regained the Old Oaken Bucket.

* MARSHALL 24, OHIO 21: Byron Leftwich (H.D. Woodson) came off the bench and threw for 219 yards and a touchdown and the visiting Thundering Herd (8-2, 6-1 Mid-American) clinched its sixth straight MAC East Division title.

Leftwich, who had not played since Nov. 2, finished 19 of 29 for 219 yards.

* LOUISVILLE 41, UAB 21: Dave Ragone threw three touchdown passes and became Louisville's all-time winningest starting quarterback as the Cardinals (7-4, 5-2 Conference USA) beat visiting Alabama-Birmingham.

* TENNESSEE 24, VANDERBILT 0: In Nashville, Cedric Houston ran for 140 yards and a touchdown to help the Volunteers (7-4, 4-3 Southeastern Conference) beat the Commodores (2-10, 0-8) for the 20th consecutive time.

* ARKANSAS 26, MISSISSIPPI STATE 19: De'Arrius Howard ran for a career-high 121 yards and the visiting Razorbacks (8-3, 4-3 SEC) held off a fourth-quarter rally. The Bulldogs dropped to 3-8, 0-7.

* MEMPHIS 38, ARMY 10: DeAngelo Williams ran for 110 yards and two touchdowns and the host Tigers (3-8, 2-5 Conference USA) snapped a six-game losing streak by beating the Cadets (1-10, 1-7).

* CALIFORNIA 30, STANFORD 7: Joe Igber ran for 226 yards and a score to lead the host Golden Bears (7-5, 4-4 Pacific-10) in the 105th Big Game. California snapped a seven-game losing streak in the rivalry.

* OREGON ST. 45, OREGON 24: In Corvallis, Ore., Steven Jackson ran for 153 yards and set the Beavers' single-season rushing record as Oregon State (8-4, 4-4 Pac-10) won the annual Civil War. The Ducks dropped to 7-5, 3-5 with their fifth loss in six games.

* SAN DIEGO ST. 38, AIR FORCE 34: James Truvillion scored on a one-yard run with 58 seconds left as the visiting Aztecs (4-8, 4-3 Mountain West) rallied to win.

* NORTHEASTERN 41, JAMES MADISON 10: Tim Gale ran for 132 yards and the Huskies' defense scored two touchdowns at home as Northeastern (10-2, 7-2 Atlantic 10) clinched its first conference title. The Dukes finished 5-7, 4-6.

* RICHMOND 35, WILLIAM & MARY 13: Stacy Tutt ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more and the Spiders (4-7, 4-5 Atlantic 10) held the host Tribe (6-5, 5-4) to six yards rushing.

* LAFAYETTE 14, LEHIGH 7: Joe McCourt's three-yard touchdown run with 5:53 left in the fourth quarter broke a 7-7 tie for the Leopards (7-5, 5-2 Patriot League).

* IVY LEAGUE: Stephen Faulk scored two touchdowns, and Mike Mitchell passed for 269 yards as Penn (9-1, 7-0) beat host Cornell, 31-0, to clinch the league title. . . .

In Cambridge, Mass., Ryan Fitzpatrick ran for two touchdowns as Harvard (7-3, 6-1) staged a comeback to beat Yale (6-4, 4-3), 20-13, in the 119th meeting. . . .

Cameron Atkinson ran for 233 yards and three touchdowns and host Princeton (6-4, 4-4) posted a 38-30 win over Dartmouth (3-7, 2-5). . . . Joe Rackley's touchdown run with 1:02 to play lifted Brown (2-8, 2-6) to a 35-28 win over visiting Columbia (1-9, 0-7).

Wisconsin's Jim Leonhard (2 interceptions) wields Paul Bunyan's Axe after Badgers beat rival Minnesota.