Knights vs Cougars Final: 19-14 - Recap
|Knights vs Cougars Final: 19-14 - Recap|
Storm Johnson ran for 127 yards as Central Florida handled Houston by a score of 19-14 on Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium.
The Knights earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 13.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 67.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Blake Bortles completed 17 of 24 pass attempts for 210 yards for the Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cougars defense.
Kenneth Farrow rushed for 57 yards for Houston, while John O'Korn added 56 yards. John O'Korn threw for 231 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Deontay Greenberry and Wayne Beadle had 94 and 32 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Central Florida 398-367 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-23 by the Knights.
Houston lost the time of possession battle 35:13/24:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Central Florida heads into a Week 12 battle against Temple. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Louisville.