Austin Peay vs Cincinnati Wrap - Cincinnati Wins 72-10
Austin Peay couldn't hang with the Bearcats on Saturday as Cincinnati blasted the Governors 72-10 in Week 1 action at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 41-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 65.5.
Zach Collaros completed 12 of 19 pass attempts for 134 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Wes Kitts rushed for 65 yards for Austin Peay, while Ryan White added 64 yards. Jake Ryan threw for 150 yards for the Governors, while receivers Devin Stark and Ashlon Adams had 61 and 26 yards respectively.
Austin Peay was outgained by Cincinnati 561-277 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-16 by the Bearcats.
Austin Peay led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:02/26:58 split in that important category.
Cincinnati heads into a Week 2 battle against Tennessee. Austin Peay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Memphis.