Houston vs Louisville Recap - Cardinals Win 20-13
Dominique Brown scampered through the Houston defense for 137 yards as Louisville handed the Cougars a 20-13 defeat on Saturday at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium.
Louisville won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 17-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Teddy Bridgewater completed 19 of 29 pass attempts for 203 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ryan Jackson rushed for 46 yards for Houston, while Kenneth Farrow added 24 yards. John O'Korn threw for 121 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Markeith Ambles and Andrew Rodriguez had 28 and 24 yards respectively.
Houston was outgained by Louisville 332-195 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-13 by the Cardinals.
The time of possession battle favored Louisville as their offense was on the field for 37:49, longer than the 22:11 of their opponents.
Louisville heads into a Week 13 battle against Memphis. Houston, meanwhile, will have their next action against Cincinnati.