Memphis takes control early to beat Cincinnati 34-7

Cincinnati wide receiver Devin Gray, right, loses control of the ball on pass interference by Memphis defensive back Arthur Maulet (8) duringpp the second half of an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016, in Cincinnati. Memphis won 34-7. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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CINCINNATI (AP) Jason Stewart threw two touchdown passes and Doroland Dorceus ran for two more scores to lead Memphis to a 34-7 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night.

Memphis (7-4, 4-3 American) has beaten Cincinnati in three straight games.

Stewart tossed a 2-yard touchdown pass to Joey Magnifico, and a 22-yard scoring strike to Anthony Miller. Stewart had 138 yards passing after replacing starting quarterback Riley Ferguson after the Tigers' first possession.

Dorceus ran for two scores inside the 8-yard line and finished with 66 yards rushing on 13 carries.

Hayden Moore threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Devin Gray early in the fourth quarter for Cincinnati (4-7, 1-6), which gained just 99 yards in the first half and finished with 244 yards of offense. Moore was 23 of 34 for 144 yards and threw two interceptions.