Micheal Clemons scored the game’s only touchdown by taking a Bo Nix fumble 24 yards to the end zone.
Cincinnati jumped out to a big early lead but had to work hard stay undefeated on the season.
Seth Henigan’s 392 passing yards and two touchdowns led the way in the Tigers’ victory over the Mustangs.
The Ohio State offense slowed in the second half, but the Buckeyes had built enough of a cushion to escape the Cornhuskers.
Stetson Bennett threw for 255 yards and two touchdowns before giving way to previous starter JT Daniels, who returned from injury.
North Carolina’s offensive explosion gave Wake Forest its first loss of the season and likely took the Demon Deacons out of College Football Playoff contention.
Aidan O’Connell’s three touchdown passes and career-high 536 passing yards were too much for the No. 3 Spartans to overcome.
Matt Corral outplayed Malik Willis in a battle of top quarterback prospects in the upcoming NFL draft.