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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- John Wallace kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift No. 16 Louisville to a 34-31 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night after an attempt to ice the redshirt kicker went horribly wrong for the Bearcats.
Cincinnati got the ball first in OT but Terrell Floyd intercepted Munchie Legaux's floater in the end zone and the Cardinals drove 12 yards to set up Wallace's kick.
Bearcats coach Butch Davis called timeout right before the field-goal attempt, and the high snap went through the holder's hands. Davis just shrugged and Wallace calmly drilled the ball through the uprights to give Louisville the win.
Teddy Bridgewater connected with DeVante Parker for two terrific touchdowns after the Cardinals (8-0, 3-0 Big East) fell behind 24-14 with 10:26 left in the third quarter.
Parker's tying 30-yard grab was initially ruled incomplete. He juggled the ball near the back of the end zone but brought it in with one foot inbounds, and it was changed to a touchdown after a replay review.
Parker gave the Cardinals the lead with a 64-yard catch-and-run with 1:56 remaining, but the Bearcats (5-2, 1-1) tied it at 31 on Legaux's 26-yard pass to Damon Julian with just over a minute left.
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The University of Louisville football team survived with a 34-31 win over Cincinnati on Friday night at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. The Cardinals are now 8-0 on the season after John Wallace's 30-yard field goal in overtime. Here are a few quotes from the locker room after the Big East Conference game.
FYI, Muchie Legaux is not better than Teddy Bridgewater.
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“I say each week it’s gonna’ be like this so just prepare yourself for it.” That was Charlie Strong’s opening statement in the post-game press conference following his team’s 34-31 overtime win against Ohio River Rival Cincinnati on Friday night. Strong’s team moves to 8-0 on the season and 3-0 in conference play. The Cardinals thrilling win helped bring the Keg of...
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John Wallace kicked a 30-yard field goal in overtime to lift No. 16 Louisville to a 34-31 victory over Cincinnati on Friday night after an attempt to ice the redshirt kicker went horribly wrong for the Bearcats.
Cincinnati got the ball first in OT but Terrell Floyd intercepted Munchie Legaux's floater in the end zone and the Cardinals drove 12 yards to set up Wallace's kick...
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The University of Louisville men’s basketball team finished its third public scrimmage on Saturday at the KFC Yum Center and coach Rick Pitino said he was “really pleased” with the effort. Cardinal Authority has the details.
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Cincinnati blew a second-half lead for the second straight week, and this one really hurt.
Munchie Legaux threw a costly interception in overtime, leading to John Wallace's winning 30-yard field goal in No. 16 Louisville's 34-31 victory over the Bearcats on Friday night.
Cincinnati (5-2, 1-1 Big East) led 24-14 with 10:26 remaining in the third quarter, but needed a late...