Legaux throws for 2 TDs, Cincy beats Cuse 30-13
Munchie Legaux threw for two touchdowns, one a short toss that
Isaiah Pead turned into a backbreaking 69-yard score in the fourth
quarter, and Tony Miliano kicked three field goals as Cincinnati
beat Syracuse 30-13 on Saturday to remain in the running for the
Big East title.
When play began Saturday, four teams remained in the hunt for
the Big East’s automatic bid to the Bowl Championship Series and
the Bearcats (8-3, 4-2 Big East) were one of them. They could
clinch a share of the title by winning their final game at home
next week against Connecticut, but they also needed losses by West
Virginia and Rutgers. The Scarlet Knights obliged, losing at UConn
A loss next week by Cincinnati would give Louisville, 5-2 in the
Big East, the title. If there’s a tie, the team with the highest
BCS ranking would get the conference’s automatic BCS bid.
It was the fourth straight loss for Syracuse (5-6, 1-5 Big
East), which needs to win at Pittsburgh next week to become
eligible for the postseason.