Posted October 09, 2013 on AP on Fox
Rutgers and No. 8 Louisville are heading their separate ways. The Cardinals will be in the Atlantic Coast Conference in 2014, Rutgers is bound for the Big Ten. But before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members. Louisville (5-0, 1-0) comes in averaging 44.4 points per game, four more than Rutgers (4-1, 1-0). Cardinals junior quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and Scarlet Knights counterpart Gary Nova have 29 combined touchdown passes, and both teams feature stingy run defenses. Five points have decided Louisville's back-to-back wins over Rutgers, which could make for a potentially entertaining send-off between the conference rivals. ''The last two years it's been a great battle, a great matchup,'' Louisville coach Charlie Strong said of the series that started in the former Big East Conference. ''You want to continue playing the game but now that we're going into different conferences, that's...
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