Bowl roundup: Wisconsin wins Orange Bowl

Jan 2, 2018 - 12:40 AM MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. -- Alex Hornibrook passed for a career high-tying four touchdowns to lead No. 6 Wisconsin to a 34-24 victory over No. 10 Miami on Saturday night in the Orange Bowl.

Freshman Danny Davis, who had scored only twice this season entering Saturday, caught three of the touchdown passes.

Hornibrook, a sophomore and a second-year starter who was named the Orange Bowl Most Outstanding Player, completed 23 of 34 passes for a season-best 258 yards as the Badgers (13-1) completed the first 13-win season in program history.

Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor rushed for 130 yards and finished the season with 1,977, breaking the record for rushing yards by a freshman set by Oklahoma's Adrian Peterson (1,925) in 2004. Miami lost its final three games to finish 10-3.

No. 9 Penn State 35, No. 11 Washington 28

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Saquon Barkley had 137 yards rushing, including a Fiesta Bowl-record 92-yard touchdown run, and Penn State continued its mastery in the desert with a victory over Washington.

Trace McSorley completed 32 of 41 passes for 342 yards and two touchdowns, and Barkley had two touchdown runs as the Nittany Lions (11-2) remained perfect in seven Fiesta Bowl appearances. McSorley also rushed for 58 yards.

Myles Gaskin rushed for 98 yards and two touchdowns, and his 69-yard run with 6:52 remaining brought the Huskies (10-3) within seven 35-28.

Iowa State 21, No. 20 Memphis 20

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Allen Lazard tied a Liberty Bowl record with 10 catches for 142 yards as Iowa State capped off a turnaround season with a victory over No. 20 Memphis.

Lazard's most important reception was one that put the Cyclones (8-5) ahead for good. He grabbed a 5-yard touchdown pass from Kyle Kempt with 4:28 left in the third quarter to make it 21-17. The ball was tipped just before it reached Lazard, who came back in from out of bounds to make the tumbling catch.

Riley Ferguson completed 21 of 33 passes for 286 yards for the Tigers (10-3), who entered with the nation's second-highest scoring offense at 47.7 points per game. Iowa State notched six sacks and held Memphis to 53 yards rushing.

No. 23 Mississippi State 31, Louisville 27

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Mark McLaurin intercepted Lamar Jackson three times as Mississippi State batted down a Hail Mary pass to preserve its victory over Louisville in the TaxSlayer Bowl.

Jackson, the 2016 Heisman Trophy winner, accounted for 158 of the Cardinals' 187 rushing yards but was intercepted four times. Jaylen Smith caught seven passes for 107 yards and a touchdown for Louisville (8-5).

Freshman Keytaon Thompson rushed for 147 yards and three touchdowns while passing for 127 yards for the Bulldogs (9-4). Aeris Williams ran for 88 yards and a score for Mississippi State.

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