Two goals from Adam Le Fondre guided Rotherham to a 2-1 victory over Oxford and fifth place in the npower League Two table, Simon Clist scoring the visitors' goal.
Torquay occupy the final play-off spot although they will be disappointed to have only claimed a 1-1 draw against bottom side Barnet.
Elliot Benyon's close-range goal in the 11th minute gave the Gulls a great start before Mark Byrne headed an equaliser less than 10 minutes later.
The valuable point sees Barnet two points behind second-bottom Hereford, who drew 1-1 with Cheltenham.
Mathieu Manset headed the hosts ahead on half-time before Jeff Goulding levelled in the 65th minute.
The Bulls are now level on points with Gillingham who lost 3-1 at home to Crewe.
The Gills' task became harder when Callum Davies was sent off for a foul on Clayton Donaldson with more than an hour remaining.
Byron Moore and Donaldson put Alex 2-0 up before Chris Whelpdale pulled one back just after half-time, but Shaun Miller sealed victory.
Goals by Moses Swaibu and Ashley Grimes guided Lincoln to a vital 2-1 victory at Morecambe, Macclesfield beat Aldershot 2-0 and Southend and Accrington shared a 1-1 draw.
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