CINCINNATI (AP) -- Cedric Hampton's 8-yard touchdown reception
from Darrell Hackney midway through the fourth quarter helped UAB
beat Cincinnati 30-27 on Saturday night.
Will Evans returned an interception 30 yards for a touchdown and
Nick Hayes kicked three field goals for the Blazers (3-1, 2-0
Cincinnati (2-3, 1-1) pulled close on Gino Guidugli's third
touchdown pass of the game, to Hannibal Thomas with 15 seconds
Guidugli completed 29 of 52 passes for 300 yards with one
interception, tying his career high for attempts while passing for
at least 300 yards for the 12th time.
Hackney completed 12 of 30 passes for 107 yards without an
interception. He also hit Roddy White on a 7-yard scoring pass in
the second quarter to give the Blazers a 13-3 lead. White finished
with six catches for 80 yards.
Both teams struggled on offense, with UAB managing just 116 net
yards rushing. Dan Burks led the Blazers with 79 yards on 17
Kevin Lovell kicked two field goals for the Bearcats, but he had
one blocked midway through the second quarter. The Blazers then
marched 67 yards in six plays, capped by Hackney's scoring pass to