Southern Methodist vs Cincinnati Recap - Bearcats Win 28-25
The Bearcats grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Mustangs on Saturday, winning 28-25 at Nippert Stadium.
Cincinnati won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 7.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 66.5.
Brendon Kay completed 27 of 32 pass attempts for 299 yards for the Bearcats in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Mustangs defense.
Prescott Line rushed for 25 yards for Southern Methodist, while Garrett Gilbert added 14 yards. Garrett Gilbert threw for 403 yards for the Mustangs, while receivers Keenan Holman and Darius Joseph had 142 and 103 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist was outgained by Cincinnati 462-451 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 29-24 by the Bearcats.
The time of possession battle favored Cincinnati as their offense was on the field for 32:48, longer than the 27:12 of their opponents.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rutgers. Southern Methodist will aim to get back on the winning track vs Connecticut.