CINCINNATI (AP) -- Gino Guidugli threw for three touchdowns and a
career-high 377 yards, and Cincinnati defeated South Florida 45-23
on Saturday to become bowl eligible.
Butler Benton also had five carries for 70 yards and a touchdown
for the Bearcats (6-4, 5-2 Conference USA), who have won four
straight games by a combined score of 167-57. Hannibal Thomas
caught 10 passes for 162 yards.
Andre Hall had 16 carries for 155 yards and a touchdown for the
Bulls (4-5, 3-4).
Guidugli, who connected on 30 of 36 attempts, tossed a 49-yard
touchdown pass to Bill Poland with 1:25 left in the second quarter
to propel Cincinnati to a 24-17 halftime lead.
The Bearcats then scored 21 unanswered points in the second
half. Brad Glatthaar had a 22-yard touchdown run and Guidugli
tossed TD passes to Doug Jones and Brent Celek.
Guidugli's three touchdown passes gave him 76 for his career,
moving him into second place in conference history.
The Bearcats finished with 577 yards of offense and 30 first
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South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
Texas says longhorn steer mascot Bevo XIV has a "life-threatening condition" and won't travel to Dallas for the team's rivalry game Saturday against No. 10 Oklahoma at the Cotton Bowl.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.
Rutgers has reinstated senior wide receiver Leonte Carroo a day after an assault charge against him was dropped.
Ole Miss cornerback Tee Shepard, who missed all of last season with a toe injury, has decided to give up football and focus on completing his college degree.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.