TROY, Ala. -- Three players ran for more than 100 yards and Florida International set a school record for rushing yards in a 52-35 win over Troy on Saturday.
Darriet Perry ran for 186 yards, T.Y. Hilton 158 and Darian Mallary 118 as the Golden Panthers (4-5, 4-1 Sun Belt) moved into first place in the Sun Belt. FIU's 448 rushing yards was the most it has had in a single game.
It was the first home loss for Troy (5-4, 4-2) since 2007, and the Trojans are in danger of having a four-year conference championship streak snapped.
The score was tied at 7 in the second quarter before FIU scored 31 points to take a 38-21 lead into the half.
FIU's Wes Carroll was 8-for-15 passing, but threw for 220 yards and three touchdowns.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
Western Kentucky quarterback Brandon Doughty has put up big numbers for the Hilltoppers, but he still faces doubters about his NFL readiness.
The drama is over after the Sooners took care of business in the Big 12. The only anticipation remaining is who their opponent will be in the playoff?
The Cardinal remain within striking distance of a playoff berth if circumstances fall their way. But it remains a long shot.
The Tar Heels still have a lot of ground to cover in the rankings, but the committee has shown an affinity for conference champions in the past.
On Tuesday, Missouri interviewed Cal football coach Sonny Dykes for the team's head-coaching vacancy, sources confirmed to ESPN.com.