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Prescott leads No. 1 Mississippi State past UT Martin 45-16

  • Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, center. meets with umpire Johnn Hibbett, left and referee, Marc Curlee, right, prior to an NCAA college football game against UT-Martin and in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

    Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen, center. meets with umpire Johnn Hibbett, left and referee, Marc Curlee, right, prior to an NCAA college football game against UT-Martin and in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)  (The Associated Press)

  • UT-Martin quarterback Dylan Favre (1) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

    UT-Martin quarterback Dylan Favre (1) throws a pass during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi State in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)  (The Associated Press)

  • Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott (15) sprints into the end zone for a touchdown ahead of UT-Martin defender Deantae Glover (47) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)

    Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott (15) sprints into the end zone for a touchdown ahead of UT-Martin defender Deantae Glover (47) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)  (The Associated Press)

Dak Prescott threw for two touchdowns and ran for another score, leading No. 1 Mississippi State to a 45-16 victory over Tennessee-Martin on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (9-0, No. 1 CFP) extended their winning streak to 12 games, jumping ahead 24-3 by halftime. Prescott completed 14 of 23 passes for 206 yards. It was his school-record ninth 200-yard passing game of the season.

Mississippi State's Brandon Holloway ran for a 35-yard touchdown and Ashton Shumpert added a 59-yard touchdown run as the Bulldogs amassed 254 yards on the ground.

UT Martin (5-6) closed to 7-3 on Jackson Redditt's 33-yard field goal late in the first quarter, but failed to make any consistent progress against Mississippi State's defense.

The Skyhawks' Jarod Neal threw for a 31-yard touchdown and also ran for a 1-yard score in the fourth quarter.