Army falls to Cincinnati, 33-29

On a dark and overcast day in Cincinnati, Ohio the Army Black Knights geared up to face the Cincinnati Bearcats to start a grueling three game road trip. The Bearcats outlasted a scrappy Army team 33-29 keep the Cadets winless.

The Bearcat offense struck first when Richard Hall rushed for a 1-yard touchdown after a 66-yard punt return by Carl Jones.

Great field position set the Cadets up for a score on their next drive, when Dahman threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Aaron Alexander to tie the game up at 7-7.

Matt Maimone intercepted a pass at the Cincinnati 16-yard line to give the Cadets great field position again. The Black Knights threw another touchdown pass to Aaron Alexander, this time from 5 yards and gave Army a 14-7 lead.

An 11-play Cincinnati drive led to a George Murray 1-yard touchdown run and tied the game again at 14.

An interception thrown by Army's Zac Dahman put the Bearcats in position for a 24-yard field goal and a 17-14 halftime lead.

The Bearcats kicked another field goal after a 13-play drive to increase their lead to 20-14.

Another Army interception gave Cincinnati a chance to boost their lead to 26-14 with an 11-yard touchdown run by Carl Jones.

Army marched down 72 yards in a 13 play drive to score on a 5-yard pass from Dahman to Carlton Jones. The score brought the Cadets within 5 of the Bearcats at 26-21.

Army's Bruce Brown blocked a Cincinnati punt which was recovered by Army Curt Daniels for a touchdown. Army went for 2 and threw a short pass to Aaron Alexander to take the lead 29-26.

Cincinnati struck back quickly with a drive that resulted in a 6 yard touchdown run by Richard Hall 29-33.

The Army defense held on fourth and one on the goal line but it only lead to another Army interception which brought an end to the game.

As a result Army's record falls to 0-8. The Black Knights also hold the Division I-A record for consecutive games lost with 10 straight. The Black Knights travel to face UAB next. The Blazers have a 3-5 record.

Cincinnati's record improves to 4-3. The Bearcats travel to South Florida.


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