ncaaf Game Recap
Cincinnati Falls 34-24 to Tigers - Recap
Damonte Coxie was good for 145 receiving yards on Friday as the Tigers grabbed a 34-24 win over the Bearcats at Liberty Bowl Memorial.
The Tigers earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -12.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 59.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Kenneth Gainwell rushed for 87 yards, while Antonio Gibson added 75 yards in the win. Damonte Coxie and Kedarian Jones added 145 and 53 receiving yards respectively.
Michael Warren II rushed for 122 yards for Cincinnati, while Gerrid Doaks added 32 yards. Ben Bryant threw for 229 yards for the Bearcats, while receivers Alec Pierce and Josiah Deguara had 77 and 46 yards respectively.
Memphis outgained Cincinnati 432-407 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Tigers.
Memphis lost the time of possession battle 34:29-25:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.