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Cincinnati Defeats UCF 56-21 - Recap

Jerome Ford tore up the turf for 189 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Bearcats to a 56-21 win over the Knights at Nippert Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Bearcats were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -22.0 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 56.0.

Jerome Ford rushed for 189 yards, while Ryan Montgomery added 95 yards in the win. Leonard Taylor and Jerome Ford added 47 and 23 receiving yards respectively.

Ryan O'Keefe rushed for 51 yards for UCF, while Joey Gatewood added 42 yards. Mikey Keene threw for 141 yards for the Knights, while receivers Ryan O'Keefe and Johnny Richardson had 60 and 31 yards respectively.

UCF lost the offensive yardage battle to Cincinnati 476-296 yards in Saturday's game. Cincinnati had more first downs as that total ended up 23-14.

UCF led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:48-27:12 split in that important category.

Next game, Cincinnati takes its act on the road to face Navy looking for another win. For UCF, they head home to face Memphis.