UNDATED (AP) – Lonnie Pryor turned five carries into a career-high 134 yards and two touchdowns to lead No. 13 Florida State to a 31-10 pounding of No. 16 Northern Illinois in the Orange Bowl. Eighth-ranked Stanford won the Rose Bowl for the first time since 1972 as Stepfan Taylor and Kevin Hogan combined for 212 rushing yards and a touchdown in a 20-14 win over Wisconsin. And Aaron Murray passed for 427 yards and five touchdowns as sixth-ranked Georgia outscored No. 23 Nebraska 45-31 in the Capital One Bowl.
UNDATED (AP) – Dylan Thompson came off the bench to throw a 32-yard touchdown pass with 11 seconds left to rally 11th-ranked South Carolina past No. 19 Michigan 33-28. Northwestern earned its first bowl victory in 10 tries since the 1949 Rose Bowl as the Wildcats scored twice on interceptions in a 34-20 triumph over Mississippi State. Clint Chelf threw three of Oklahoma State’s five touchdown passes in a 58-14 rout of Purdue in the Heart of Dallas Bowl.
DENVER (AP) – The Los Angeles Clippers ended their team-record 17-game winning streak with a 92-78 loss to the Nuggets in Denver. Danilo Gallinari finished with 17 points for the Nuggets, who held the Clippers to 39 percent shooting. The Clippers hadn’t lost since a 105-98 setback on Nov. 26 against the Hornets.
NEW YORK (AP) – Amare Stoudemire made his season debut last night, but the New York Knicks wasted Carmelo Anthony’s season high-tying 45 points in a 105-100 loss to Portland. Stoudemire finished with six points on 3-of-8 shooting and one rebound in 17 minutes off the bench in his return from knee surgery. Nicolas Batum scored 26 points in the Trail Blazers’ third win in four games.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) – Green Bay defensive back Charles Woodson has been cleared to play in Saturday night’s playoff game against the Minnesota Vikings. Woodson deferred to team physician Dr. Pat McKenzie and gave his broken collarbone as much time to heal as possible, sitting out Sunday’s regular-season finale at Minnesota. He was injured on Oct. 21 and has missed nine consecutive games.