Memphis Falls 34-21 to Bearcats - Recap
|Memphis Falls 34-21 to Bearcats - Recap|
Brendon Kay was good for 321 yards through the air on Wednesday as the Bearcats got past the Tigers by a score of 34-21 at Liberty Bowl.
Cincinnati was a favorite by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 45.5.
Ralph Abernathy rushed for 46 yards, while Jordan Luallen added 41 yards in the win. Anthony McClung and Shaq Washington added 98 and 96 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Hayes rushed for 76 yards for Memphis, while Tevin Jones added 8 yards. Paxton Lynch threw for 140 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Alan Cross and Joe Craig had 31 and 28 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Cincinnati 437-232 yards in Wednesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-15 by the Bearcats.
Memphis lost the time of possession battle 33:38/26:22, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Cincinnati heads into a Week 11 battle against Southern Methodist. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tennessee-Martin.