Darron Thomas passed for three touchdowns and ran for another as No. 1 Oregon earned at least a share of the Pac-10 title with a 48-29 victory over No. 21 Arizona on Friday night.

LaMichael James ran for 126 yards and two scores for the Ducks (11-0, 8-0), who trailed 19-14 at halftime but surged in the second half.

Nick Foles passed for three touchdowns and a career-high 448 yards for Arizona (7-4, 4-4), which lost its third straight.

West Virginia 35, Pittsburgh 10: Brandon Hogan's interception and fumble recovery led to touchdowns in the first half, and Geno Smith threw two scoring passes to Tavon Austin in the third quarter in Pittsburgh.

Pitt (6-5, 4-2 Big East) had a clear path to the conference title and an automatic BCS bowl bid, only to fumble it away (six times, losing three) on a chilly, windy day with four turnovers that repeatedly gave West Virginia's offense excellent field position.

The Mountaineers (8-3, 4-2) seemed out of BCS contention after successive losses to Syracuse and Connecticut. Now they can play in a major bowl - likely the Fiesta - if they beat Rutgers on Dec. 4 and Connecticut (6-4, 3-2) loses to Cincinnati (4-6, 2-3) on Saturday or South Florida (6-4, 3-3), also on Dec. 4.

UConn, which was rooting for Pitt to lose, winds up with the automatic bid if it wins out because it owns the tiebreaker over West Virginia and Pitt.

Nebraska 45, Colorado 17: Running back Rex Burkhead passed for two touchdowns and ran for 101 yards and another score as host No. 15 Nebraska clinched the Big 12 North. Nebraska (10-2, 6-2) will meet the undetermined South champion next Saturday in Arlington, Texas.

Louisville 40, Rutgers 13: Running back Bilal Powell caught two touchdown passes and ran for another score and Louisville (6-6, 3-4 Big East) became bowl-eligible for the first time in three years. Host Rutgers (4-7, 1-5) lost its fifth straight to guarantee it will not play in a sixth consecutive bowl under coach Greg Schiano.- AP

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