Connecticut vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 35-27
|Connecticut vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 35-27|
Anthony McClung inflicted damage on the Connecticut secondary, receiving 142 yards as Cincinnati defeated the Huskies 35-27 at Nippert Stadium.
The match was decisive in favor of Cincinnati, but bettors saw the game push as the margin of victory was the same as the closing point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Munchie Legaux completed 15 of 35 pass attempts for 217 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Huskies defense.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 42 yards for Connecticut, while Scott McCummings added 14 yards. Johnny McEntee threw for 252 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Isiah Moore and Kashif Moore had 70 and 47 yards respectively.
Connecticut lost the offensive yardage battle to Cincinnati 319-270 yards in Saturday's game. Cincinnati had more first downs as that total ended up 18-15.
Cincinnati lost the time of possession battle 31:26/28:34, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.