Rutgers hold off pesky Bulls

Ray Rice rushed for 202 yards on 35 carries and two touchdowns as No.23 Rutgers squeaked past South Florida 22-20 at Raymond James Stadium on Friday.

Rutgers just missed covering the 3.5-point spread on the road, but the 42 points scored were just OVER the posted total of 41.5.

Mike Teel was 11-for-20 for 100 yards and one interception, and Dennis Campbell had four catches for 48 yards for the Scarlet Knights.

Matt Grothe went 16-for-26 for 241 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions, while rushing for 61 yards on 14 carries and two scores. Ean Randolph had six receptions for 49 yards and a major for the Bulls.