Michigan State shook up the BCS title chase again Saturday night.

The No. 10 Spartans regained the lead on Connor Cook's 9-yard touchdown pass to Josiah Price with 11:41 left and upset No. 2 Ohio State 34-24 in Indianapolis to take the Big Ten title and put Auburn back in the national title hunt.

"Coach (Mark Dantonio) said, 'You're the ones.' We're the ones, we're going to the Rose Bowl," Cook said after throwing for 304 yards and three scores.

Ohio State (12-1) had the nation's longest active winning streak end at 24 as coach Urban Meyer suffered his first loss since taking over in Columbus.

"You know it's going to haunt all of us, I imagine, for a little while," Meyer said. "But that's part of the game."

The Spartans (12-1) led 17-0 after 21 minutes, then gave up the next 24 points before scoring the final 17.

Michigan State sealed the victory, and its probable trip to the Rose Bowl against Stanford, with Jeremy Langford's late 26-yard TD run.

The Spartans haven't played in Pasadena since 1988.

SEC: Tre Mason rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns, leading No. 3 Auburn (12-1) to a wild 59-42 victory over No. 5 Missouri (11-2) in a Southeastern Conference title showdown in Atlanta.

Auburn paved the way for a BCS title matchup with Florida State by setting an SEC championship record with 677 yards, including 545 on the ground.

Mason carried the ball 46 times.


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"You're looking at one of the top running backs in college football," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. "He was a warrior today. Unbelievable."

ACC: Jameis Winston threw three touchdown passes and ran for a score, and Florida State stormed into the BCS title game with a 45-7 victory over Duke in the ACC championship game in Charlotte, N.C.

The Heisman Trophy favorite was 19 of 32 for 330 yards and set FBS freshman records for TD passes and yards passing in a season two days after prosecutors decided not to press charges against him in a sexual assault case.

Mountain West: Derek Carr threw for 403 yards and three touchdowns, and No. 24 Fresno State beat Utah State 24-17 in the inaugural Mountain West conference title game in Fresno. The Bulldogs (11-1, 7-1) claimed their first outright conference title since winning the Big West in 1989 and accepted a bid to the Las Vegas Bowl.

One week after a 62-52 loss to San Jose State that dashed any hopes of a BCS bid, Fresno State's defense responded with one of its best games of the season, recording eight sacks.

Big 12: A BCS berth seemed far out of Baylor's reach when Art Briles became the Bears' coach six years ago. But that dream became reality as No. 9 Baylor wrapped up the Big 12 championship with a 30-10 victory over No. 23 Texas.

"That's what hit me," quarterback Bryce Petty said. "This is where it is, this is where that vision was."

The Bears (11-1, 8-1 Big 12), who never even had a winning record in the Big 12 before Briles arrived, have the first 11-win season in school history and are headed to the Fiesta Bowl. That is the reward for their first outright title in any league since winning the Southwest Conference on 1980.

Ice bowl: UCF (11-1, 8-0 American Athletic Conference) celebrated a BCS bid by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 in front of just a few hundred fans who braved an ice storm in Dallas. Fans were offered free admission, but fewer than 1,000 showed up. The temperature at kickoff was 24 degrees.

Irish bowl bid: Notre Dame (8-4) officially accepted an invitation to play Rutgers (6-6) on Dec. 28 in the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium in New York.