NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Drew Brees passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns and the New Orleans Saints beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday night to regain sole possession of first place in the NFC South and snap the Panthers' winning streak at eight games. The Saints also became the only team this season to score more than 24 points against Carolina.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - Wisconsin will play South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl Jan. 1 in Orlando. The Badgers are playing in a non-BCS bowl for the first time in three seasons following three consecutive appearances in the Rose Bowl. Wisconsin lost those games, though, and will be looking for its first bowl win under coach Gary Andersen.
MIAMI LAKES, Fla. (AP) - Clemson had its chance against Florida State and got blown out. Ohio State fell one win short of getting an opportunity to face the Seminoles for the national title. So instead, the Tigers and Buckeyes are headed to the Orange Bowl.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Elem Ibiam scored 19 points and Aleighsa Welch added 18 to lead South Carolina to its ninth straight win and a 76-61 victory over Charlotte on Sunday. Welch was 7 of 9 from the floor while Ibiam shot 50 percent. Wilka Montout came off the bench to score the sole 3-pointer for South Carolina.
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