Big East Football 10.23.11: Saturday Round Up

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 15: Zach Collaros #12 of the Cincinnati Bearcats runs with the ball during the game against the Louisville Cardinals at Paul Brown Stadium at Paul Brown Stadium on October 15, 2011 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

The Big East Conference football schedule was very light Saturday as just one contest, the University of Cincinnati at the University of South Florida, was on the docket. But, that didn't mean that it wasn't exciting. In case you missed it, here's your Sunday morning round up:

Cincinnati 37, South Florida 34

After tossing two first-half interceptions, Cincinnati senior quarterback Zach Collaros responded with a solid second-half to help lead the Bearcats (6-1, 2-0 Big East) edge the Bulls, 37-34, in a Big East match up at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL. Cincinnati is now bowl eligible and sits alone at the top of the conference standings.

Collaros, who tossed two bonehead INTs in the first half, ended the game with 389-passing yards with three TDs, two more rushing, and led a seven-play, 70-yard, game-winning drive that was capped off with a two-yard TD run, which help give the Bearcats a three-point lead with 12 seconds left.

Junior quarterback B.J. Daniels tossed for 409 yards and three TDs, but the Bulls (4-3, 0-3) are still searching for their first league win.


vs South Florida / 10.22.11 Passing Rushing
Comp Att Pct Yds TD Rush Yds Avg TD
Zach Collaros 26 41 60.0 389 3 10 21 2.1 2

 

On Friday night, two of the local SB Nation New York college programs, Syracuse University and Rutgers University were in action. Click on the links below for the game day StoryStreams that recap all the action.

Syracuse 49, West Virginia 23

Louisville 16, Rutgers 14

Here's a quick glimpse of the updated Big East football standings:


Big East Conference Standings

(updated 10.23.2011 at 2:48 AM EDT)



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