Bearcats vs Scarlet Knights Final: 52-17 - Recap
Brendon Kay's 405-yard performance through the air was the key in Cincinnati's 52-17 win over Rutgers on Saturday at High Point Solutions Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Bearcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 53.5.
Hosey Williams rushed for 39 yards, while Tion Green added 26 yards in the win. Mekale McKay and Shaq Washington added 124 and 123 receiving yards respectively.
Paul James rushed for 78 yards for Rutgers, while Savon Huggins added 37 yards. Gary Nova threw for 170 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Brandon Coleman and Quron Pratt had 77 and 55 yards respectively.
Cincinnati outgained Rutgers 619-357 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-21 by the Bearcats.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 31:52, longer than the 28:08 of their opponents.
Cincinnati looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Houston. Rutgers will aim to get back on the winning track at Central Florida.