The biggest week of the 2019 college football season, to date, is finally here.
Three games take place this week between ranked teams, including No. 5 Penn State at No. 13 Minnesota and No. 18 Iowa at No. 16 Wisconsin. Neither come close, however, to the “Game of the Century” between No. 1 LSU and No. 2 Alabama, a game on which several College Football Playoff paths could unfold.
MORE: Sporting News’ Week 11 top 25It will be a fantastic week of college football, even beyond those three games: Can Baylor remain undefeated at TCU, a team it hasn’t beat since 2014? Can Wake Forest hold off Virginia Tech to set enter next week’s matchup with Clemson as a one-loss team? Can Iowa State knock Oklahoma clear out of Playoff contention?All those answers and more will be answered on Saturday. With that, Sporting News presents its updates, scores and highlights from Week 11’s top-25 action:College football scores, results for Week 11 top-25 gamesHere’s the full Week 11 schedule for the top-25 college football games, plus final scores and how to watch every game live.Check out SN’s live scoreboard for stats and more.Saturday, Nov. 9Game
Maryland at No. 3 Ohio State
No. 5 Penn State at No. 13 Minnesota
Vanderbilt at No. 10 Florida
No. 11 Baylor at TCU
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East Carolina at No. 23 SMU
No. 1 LSU at No. 2 Alabama
No. 20 Kansas State at Texas
No. 22 Wake Forest at Virginia Tech
UConn at No. 17 Cincinnati
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No. 18 Iowa at No. 16 Wisconsin
Missouri at No. 6 Georgia
No. 4 Clemson at N.C. State
No. 15 Notre Dame at Duke
Iowa State at No. 9 Oklahoma
Wyoming at No. 1 Boise State
Nevada at No. 24 San Diego State
Live updates, highlights from Week 11 top-25 games5:24 p.m.: Meanwhile, Cincy is putting a hurting on UConn.5:23 p.m.: Following a Tua Tagovailoa INT, Joe Burrow and the Tigers are now up by 20 points at the half.5:16 p.m.: LSU with another TD before the half, and they now lead ‘Bama 26-13.4:58 p.m.: Alabama pulls to within three with this easy TD throw and catch.4:34 p.m.: Texas is on the board.4:33 p.m.: Burrow and the Tigers answer with a TD strike.4:19 p.m.: Bearcats pouring it on early vs. UConn.4:18 p.m.: Jaylen Waddle puts the “special” in special teams. A highlight-reel return to put ‘Bama on the board. 4:06 p.m.: Baylor escapes with the win — in triple overtime.3:56 p.m.: Jeaux Burreaux and LSU take advantage of the Tua fumble, hits Ja’Marr Chase for a touchdown.3:56 p.m.: Mailk Knowles breaking some ankles on his way to six points.3:50 pm.: ‘Bama marches down deep into LSU territory — and Tua Tagovailoa coughs it up.3:40 p.m.: Baylor and TCU are locked in a classic.3:24 p.m.: That settles it! Minnesota wins with its third interception of the day!3:19 p.m.: What. A. Game.3:13 p.m.: It’s not hyperbole to call this the biggest kick of John Mayers’ life.3:10 p.m.: Penn State caught a bit of a break on this touchdown (play clock hit zero), but its now a one-possession game. Huge play.3:04 p.m.: A single defensive stop might be the difference in this one. Wow.
The shootout continues!! Holton Ahlers with another dime to Tyler Snead for the 57 yard TD!!! #ECUAhlers today: 28/37, 438 YDS, 5 TDsTyler Snead today: 18 REC | 236 YDS | 3 TDs pic.twitter.com/zyYjNRDyeX
— I’M SEEING GHOSTS (@FTBeard11) November 9, 20192:53 p.m.: SMU making the big plays it needs to stay alive:2:46 p.m.: Minnesota’s defense keeps it a two-score game with this fourth-and-goal stop. Gophers are playing lights-out on both sides of the ball.2:41 p.m.: A huge score for Minnesota at the start of the fourth quarter:2:37 p.m.: Minnesota’s Rashod Bateman has completely ignored Penn State’s secondary today. With this play, he has seven catches for 203 yards and a touchdown on the day.2:28 p.m.: ECU refuses to go away vs. SMU.2:23 p.m.: Penn State couldn’t convert the 2-point attempt to make it 24-21. Minnesota now leeds 24-19.2:20 p.m.: A much-needed touchdown, courtesy of Clifford and Nick Bowers:2:16 p.m.: Penn State gets its first takeaway of the game. Could it be the play the Nittany Lions need to spark a comeback?2:13 p.m.: This is now, officially, a mauling.1:58 p.m.: Get you a receiver who can wrack up yards after catch.1:33 p.m.: Oh look, another Ohio State touchdown.1:32 p.m.: James Proche proves right here why he’s one of the best receivers in college football.1:21 p.m.: Minnesota is playing with reckless abandon. This flea-flicker led to a field goal to make it 24-10 Minnesota.
Flea flicker! Tanner Morgan to Tyler Johnson for 26 yards! Johnson fumbled and that ball somehow stayed in bounds, but Penn State couldn’t recover! pic.twitter.com/LnGYpINNAi
— I’M SEEING GHOSTS (@FTBeard11) November 9, 20191:18 p.m.: It’s 35-0 Ohio State. That’s it. That’s the update.1:16 p.m.: Tanner Morgan is slicing Penn State’s secondary apart. Tyler Johnson is walking tightropes, too.
GOLDEN GOPHERS!!!! Minnesota capitalizes on the Winfield INT! Tyler Johnson makes the 1 handed catch and takes it in for the 38 yard TD!!! pic.twitter.com/Mw3upRrYK2
— I’M SEEING GHOSTS (@FTBeard11) November 9, 20191:08 p.m.: This is Antoine Winfield Jr.’s second interception on Sean Clifford today. He really wants that ball.1:05 p.m.: About that running clock. … It’s 28-0 Ohio State in the second quarter.1 p.m.: Kyle Trask does it himself from 9 yards out. Make it 14-0 Florida.12:57 p.m.: Fake punts best punts.12:50 p.m.: SMU playing with confidence on fourth-and-2, and it pays off! Mustangs lead 14-7.12:45 p.m.: They should consider a running clock in Columbus, and soon.12:43 p.m.: They’re playing backyard football in Gainesville, seems like It’s 7-0 Gators.12:39 p.m.: Chris Autman-Bell weaving in and out of defenders is a thing of beauty — and gives Minnesota a 14-7 lead.12:32 p.m.: Ohio State isn’t in the practice of “mercy.”12:32 p.m.: And now Journey Brown takes it 45 yards to the house! It’s all knotted up in Minneapolis.
12:17 p.m.: Touchdown Minnesota! This is the longest play from scrimmage Penn State has allowed all season.12:15 p.m.: Ohio State, making it look easy to go up 7-0.12:15 p.m.: Minnesota gets the takeaway from Penn State’s Sean Clifford! These are the types of plays the Gophers will need to make if they want to win today.