Posted October 22, 2012 on AP on Fox
While Louisville looks to keep alive the dream of an undefeated season, Cincinnati can only try to ruin that hope after blowing its own chance at one. The toughest test yet for the 16th-ranked Cardinals, and maybe their biggest until the season finale, appears to come Friday night when they host a Bearcats team coming off its first loss. All but one of Louisville's victories have been against teams which enter this weekend under .500. After Friday's game, the Cardinals (7-0, 2-0 Big East) don't face another opponent that currently owns a winning record until closing the regular season Nov. 29 at Rutgers - 7-0 and ranked 18th. The Cardinals are one of 11 FBS programs yet to lose after Cincinnati (5-1, 1-0) came off that list with a 29-23 defeat at Toledo on Saturday. That dropped the Bearcats from the AP Top 25, but they've won five straight and nine of 10 against ranked conference foes, including five in a row on the road. Plus, Cincinnati has won the last four m...
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