Cincinnati Rolls Over Illinois Roadkill, BCS Shrugs

Posted by Kendall Salter on November-27-2009 Add Comments

Tony Pike was back, Cincy was firing on all cylinders, and the Bearcats throttled a hapless Illinois in Ohio.

Pike threw six touchdown passes, and after a slow start that saw the Fighting Illini take a 7-0 lead, the 'Cats kicked things into their usual offensive gear. Perhaps it is a sign of the futile season that Ron Zook has had that following the opening score, Bearcat speedster Marty Gilyard returned the ensuing kickoff for a tying score.

From that point onward, the Illinois defense did nothing to stop Pike's arm or the receiving tandem of Gilyard and Ben Guidugli, both of whom had a 100+ yard day.
To illustrate the defensive woes of the Illini, one only needs to glance at Pike's line on the day: 32/46, 399,...

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