Today's games

November 05, 2005|By ORLANDO SENTINEL

SELECTED NATIONAL

No. 19 Boston Col. (6-2) @ N. Carolina (3-4)

Time, TV -- Noon, chs. 13, 20

The buzz -- LB Brian Toal leads Boston College with six TDs in his role as a short-yardage FB.

The line -- Boston College by 4 1/2

The pick -- Boston College, 24-17

No. 2 Texas (8-0) @ Baylor (4-4)

Time, TV -- 12:30 p.m., Comcast SportsNet

The buzz -- Texas has won seven in a row in this series, by an average of 38.8 ppg.

The line -- Texas by 28

The pick -- Texas, 38-13

Tennessee (3-4) @ No. 8 Notre Dame (5-2)

Time, TV -- 2:30 p.m., chs. 11, 4

The buzz -- Vols are 1-3 against Top 10 opponents.

The line -- Notre Dame by 9

The pick -- Notre Dame, 24-17

No. 14 Wis. (8-1) @ No. 10 Penn State (8-1)

Time -- 3:30 p.m.

The buzz -- Winner stays alive in hunt for Big Ten title.

The line -- Penn State by 11

The pick -- Penn State, 24-21

N.C. State (3-4) @ No. 9 Florida State (7-1)

Time, TV -- 3:30 p.m., chs. 2, 7

The buzz -- N.C. State is only ACC team to beat the Seminoles at home since they joined league in 1992.

The line -- Florida State by 13

The pick -- Florida State, 27-17

No. 4 Alabama (8-0) @ Miss. State (2-6)

Time, TV -- 3:30 p.m., chs. 13, 9

The buzz -- Alabama leads series 70-16-3, and Bulldogs have lost 17 SEC West games in a row.

The line -- Alabama by 16

The pick -- Alabama, 24-3

No. 23 Cal (6-2) @ No. 15 Oregon (7-1)

Time -- 3:30 p.m.

The buzz -- Ducks will miss QB Kellen Clemens (broken ankle).

The line -- Oregon by 1 1/2

The pick -- California, 28-24

No. 7 UCLA (8-0) @ Arizona (2-6)

Time -- 7:15 p.m.

The buzz -- The Bruins have won four straight in Tucson.

The line -- UCLA by 9 1/2

The pick -- UCLA, 31-27

No. 5 Miami (6-1) @ No. 3 Virginia Tech (8-0)

Time, TV -- 7:45 p.m., ESPN

The buzz -- This is the third time in ACC history that two top-five teams play each other.

The line -- Virginia Tech by 6 1/2

The pick -- Virginia Tech, 21-13

Stanford (4-3) @ No. 1 USC (8-0)

Time, TV -- 10 p.m., TBS

The buzz -- Stanford is the last Pacific-10 team to win at USC - on Sept. 29, 2001.

The line -- USC by 34

The pick -- USC, 45-24

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