Maine runningback Nigel Jones (41) breaks away from Georgia State defender Kail Singleton (24) to score in the second half of their NCAA college football game in Orono, Maine, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Michael C. York)
Maine running back Nigel Jones rushed for a touchdown and caught another to help lead the Black Bears to a victory.
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 Trailing, 20-10, entering the fourth quarter, Amherst turned to sophomore quarterback Max Lippe to give the Lord Jeffs a spark against archrival Williams on Saturday.

 Lippe tossed an 8-yard scoring strike to James Durham and rushed for a 2-yard touchdown in the final frame to lift Amherst (6-2) past the Ephs, 23-20, at Pratt Field in Amherst in the 127th meeting between the NESCAC schools.

 Williams (4-4) still holds an edge in the series, 71-51-5, but has lost three of the last four against the Lord Jeffs.

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 Amherst began its comeback early in the fourth quarter. Facing a third-and-9 at its 21, Lippe found Jake O’Malley for a 30-yard gain. Five plays later, Lippe found Durham on a slant to cut the deficit to 20-17.

 Amherst then forced the Ephs to go three-and-out. The Lord Jeffs embarked on a 10-play, 88-yard drive that was capped by Lippe’s second rushing score, giving Amherst a 23-20 lead.

Maine 51, Georgia State 7 — Marcus Wasilewski was 11-of-17 passing for 262 yards and four scores while also rushing for 77 yards to lead the host Black Bears (4-6, 3-4 Colonial Athletic) over the Panthers (1-10, 1-7). The game was the last for Georgia State coach Bill Curry, who is retiring after more than 50 years in college football.

Towson 41, URI 10 — Grant Enders tossed four touchdown passes and Dominique Booker rushed for 181 yards and a score on seven carries as the host Tigers (6-4, 5-2 CAA) toppled the winless Rams (0-10, 0-7).

Princeton 29, Yale 7 — Trocon Davis intercepted a pass at the goal line and returned it 100 yards for a score to lead the visiting Tigers to a win over the Bulldogs (2-7, 1-5 Ivy). The Tigers (5-4, 4-2) were led by Quinn Epperly, who rushed for a touchdown and threw a 9-yard scoring strike to Everett native Matt Costello.

Brown 28, Dartmouth 24 — Patrick Donnelly tossed an 18-yard touchdown pass to Jonah Fay with 1:14 remaining to complete a 10-point comeback in the fourth quarter in the visiting Bears’ win over the Big Green (5-4, 3-3 Ivy). Donnelly threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns while adding two scores on the ground for the Bears (6-3, 3-3).

Wagner 31, Holy Cross 30 — With 18 seconds left, Cody Morgan caught a 4-yard touchdown pass from Nick Doscher, and David Lopez nailed the extra point to lift the Seahawks over the Crusaders (1-9) in Staten Island, N.Y. Dominique Williams led the offensive attack for the Seahawks (7-3), totaling 227 yards and two touchdowns.

Bryant 28, Central Conn. 25 — In New Britain, Conn., sophomore Ricardo McCray registered his first career 100-yard rushing game (111 yards on 13 carries and a touchdown) as the Bulldogs (4-6, 4-4 NEC) beat the Blue Devils (2-7, 2-4) for the first time ever.

Robert Morris 21, Sacred Heart 17 — Jeff Sinclair found Nick Groat for a 2-yard touchdown late in the fourth quarter to rally the Colonials (4-6, 3-4 NEC) past the host Pioneers in Fairfield, Conn. Catholic Memorial grad Keshaudas Spence led the Pioneers (2-8, 1-6) with 113 yards rushing.

Trinity 30, Wesleyan 24 — The visiting Bantams (8-0) won the NESCAC title after Evan Bunker scored on a 25-yard touchdown run in overtime in Middletown, Conn. The Cardinals (5-3) had the ball first in overtime, but LaDarius Drew (103 yards rushing) fumbled at the 5-yard line.

Middlebury 35, Tufts 13 — Zach Driscoll snagged 10 catches for 124 yards and two touchdowns to lead the host Panthers (7-1) to a win over the Jumbos (0-7). Driscoll finished the season with NESCAC records for receptions (83) and touchdown receptions (15) in a season. McCallum Foote set Panthers and NESCAC season records with 2,897 passing yards.

Bates 47, Hamilton 33 — Senior captain Patrick George (144 yards) led a Bobcats rushing attack that piled up 355 yards en route to a win over the visiting Continentals (1-7), securing the 5-3 Bobcats’ first winning season since 1981.

Colby 17, Bowdoin 0 — In the 124th meeting between the teams, the host Mules (3-5) topped the Polar Bears (1-7) behind a suffocating defense. Colby held Bowdoin to 41 offensive plays and 16:59 time of possession. Spencer Gopaul rushed for both touchdowns for the Mules.

New Haven 37, AIC 12 — The Chargers won the inaugural Northeast-10 championship game behind quarterback Ryan Osiecki’s 240 yards passing and three touchdowns in West Haven, Conn. The Chargers (10-0, 8-0) earned a berth in the NCAA Division 2 tournament. The Yellow Jackets (7-3, 7-1) were led by quarterback Kevin Arduino, who passed for 149 yards and rushed for 63.

Merrimack 62, Saint Anselm 26 — Senior wide receiver Isaiah Voegeli caught 10 passes for 110 yards and a score in the Warriors’ win over the Hawks (2-9, 1-8) in North Andover, giving him a Northeast-10 season record 108 receptions for 1,500 yards and 14 touchdowns. Joe Clancy threw for 465 yards and five touchdowns for the Warriors (6-4, 5-4) and set NE-10 season records for completions (323), attempts (510), and yards (3,945).

Bentley 20, Assumption 13 — Danny Guadagnoli (299 yards passing) threw for three touchdowns in the final 15:15 to lift the Falcons over the Greyhounds (3-7, 3-5 NE-10) in Waltham. Senior Bobby Tarr scored the winner for the Falcons (8-2, 6-2) on a 54-yard screen pass.

Southern Conn. 13, Stonehill 10 — Senior linebacker Jack Cooper intercepted a pass and returned it 14 yards for a touchdown with 5:37 remaining to lift the visiting Owls (3-8, 2-6 NE-10) to a win in Easton over the Skyhawks (5-5, 5-3). Devin Silverman kicked 33- and 36-yard field goals for Southern Connecticut.

Framingham St. 28, Salve Regina 16 — The Rams captured the NEFC championship and a berth in the NCAA Division 3 tournament with the win over the Seahawks at Bowditch Field in Framingham. Melikke Van Alstyne rushed for 96 yards and two TDs to lead Framingham State (10-1, 7-0 NEFC Bogan). Salve Regina (9-2, 6-1 NEFC Boyd) was led by Steven Wilken, who threw for one touchdown and rushed for anther.

Mount Ida 52, Castleton 28 — Chris McNally and Melquan Pinkney combined to rush for 334 yards and four scores to lead the visiting Mustangs (8-2, 7-1) over the Spartans (7-3, 7-1) to clinch the ECFC championship and earn a berth in the NCAA Division 3 tournament.

Norwich 47, Becker 14 — Senior quarterback Kris Sabourin threw for 115 yards and a touchdown, and rushed for 88 yards and two scores to lead the Cadets past the Hawks (3-7, 2-5 ECFC) in Leicester. Danny Triplett added 128 yards on the ground and caught a touchdown pass for Norwich (7-2, 4-2), which now awaits word of a slot in an ECAC bowl game.

Anna Maria 44, Husson 42 — The Amcats overcame a 22-0 deficit with 10 minutes left in regulation to defeat the visiting Eagles (2-8, 1-6 ECFC) in triple overtime in Paxton. Santino Simone led Anna Maria (2-8, 1-6) with 349 yards on 30-of-51 passing and four touchdowns (two rushing). Simone scored on a 12-yard run in the third overtime then found Donald Graham for the winning 2-point conversion.

Springfield 62, WPI 23 — The Pride (7-3, 5-2 Liberty) beat the Engineers (2-8, 1-6) behind Joel Altavesta and Mike Davis in Worcester. Altavesta rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries, and Davis added 102 yards and a 67-yard scoring reception.

William Paterson 37, Western Conn. 16 — Sophomore running back Isaac Jlaka rushed 23 times for a career-best 198 yards and two scores as the Pioneers (4-5, 2-5 NJAC) defeated the Colonials (1-8, 1-7) in Wayne, N.J.