Pat White scored on a 50-yard run with 1:36 remaining to lift No. 6 West Virginia to a 38-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.
Andre Dixon dragged defenders on a 5-yard touchdown run with 1:32 left and Connecticut overcame a late 10-point deficit to beat Louisville 21-17.
Anthony Allen scored two touchdowns, one on a trick play, and Brian Brohm threw for 311 yards to lead Louisville past Wake Forest 24-13 Tuesday night.
West Virginia worked hard. The Mountaineers stayed hungry and humble. They focused on reaching the BCS Championship Game. All of it disappeared in 5.5 minutes against Louisville, writes Ivan Maisel.
When two explosive offenses meet, one word comes to mind: shootout. But in the case of Louisville and West Virginia, the defenses are ranked just as highly, writes Joe Starkey.
Louisville and Bobby Petrino have agreed on a lucrative new 10-year contract, reports Pat Forde. The $25.5 million deal elevates Petrino to rank among the nation's highest-paid coaches.
Brian Brohm passed for 315 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to help No. 23 Louisville rout Rutgers 56-5 on Friday night.