Rutgers Vs. Cincinnati: Scarlet Knights Defeat Bearcats, 20-3

In their biggest game of the season the SRutgers carlet Knights dominated the Big East-leading Cincinnati Bearcats en route to a convincing 20-3 victory Saturday afternoon at High Point Solutions Stadium in Piscataway, N.J. With the win Rutgers is now one win away from clinching a share of the Big East title, at the very least. The win moves Rutgers to 8-3 on the season and 4-2 in the Big East, half a game up on the West Virginia Mountaineers in both columns.

Rutgers out-gained the Bearcats 385 yards to 225, had the ball for 38+ minutes, more than doubled Cincy's first down output and did not commit a turnover, while forcing two. Outside of a failed conversion on a first-and-goal situation and nine penalties for 70 yards, the Scarlet Knights pitched a near-perfect game on Senior Day. They entered the day as three-point underdogs.

The star of the day was running back Jawan Jamison, who rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns on 34 carries. He wore the Bearcat defense down with countless broken tackles and tough runs.

Rutgers plays at UConn next week to finish their season. A victory clinches a share of the Big East title.

-- For more Rutgers football coverage, visit our team page, or our blog On The Banks.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.