Recap - Cardinals Defeat Connecticut 31-10

Recap - Cardinals Defeat Connecticut 31-10

Louisville cruised to victory on Friday, as they ran up a 31-10 score against Connecticut in Week 11 action at Rentschler Field.

Louisville won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 49.5.

Teddy Bridgewater completed 21 of 37 pass attempts for 288 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Huskies defense.

Max DeLorenzo rushed for 38 yards for Connecticut, while Lyle McCombs added 30 yards. Tim Boyle threw for 113 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Geremy Davis and Kamal Abrams had 76 and 28 yards respectively.

Connecticut was outgained by Louisville 369-237 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-16 by the Cardinals.

Connecticut lost the time of possession battle 32:15/27:45, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Louisville heads into a Week 12 battle against Houston. Connecticut, meanwhile, will have their next action against Southern Methodist.