Cincinnati Football: Bearcats remain winless in Big 12 play prior to upcoming road trip

Cincinnati Bearcats meet Big 12 foe Baylor Bears at Nippert Stadium in 2023.
Cincinnati Bearcats meet Big 12 foe Baylor Bears at Nippert Stadium in 2023. /
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As the losing steak continued with a last-second loss against the Baylor Bears on Saturday, the Cincinnati Bearcats remain winless to open Big 12 play.

Make sure to stay tuned for coverage in the coming days as Cincinnati aims to get back on track with a road trip to the Oklahoma State Cowboys up next!

Scott Satterfield’s team trailed 20-14 at halftime but the offense started to find a rhythm midway through the first half to stay within striking distance.

The Bearcats struggled to find an offensive groove until both running backs started to create explosive plays and that eventually opened up the pass attack.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats remain winless in Big 12 play prior to upcoming road trip

Cincinnati running back Corey Kiner was able to post a game-high 129 rushing yards, while Myles Montgomery had 108 yards and two touchdowns.

Even though the Bearcats eventually came up short in a fifth straight loss, Montgomery added a much-needed boost to the running game along with Kiner.

One of the most consequential plays occurred in the first half as Cincinnati wide receiver Braden Smith fumbled a kick off and Baylor returned it for a score.

With an opportunity to cut into the deficit heading into halftime, Montgomery showed off impressive elusiveness with a 38-yard touchdown rush.

Cincinnati Football: Bearcats fail to convert on final drive in loss against Baylor

During the postgame press conference last week, Satterfield reacted to the loss against Baylor and the running back duo per Cincinnati Athletics!

Following a defensive stop that allowed a chance to complete the comeback, Cincinnati couldn’t get into field goal range and later turned it over on downs.

It appeared Baylor would pull away after going up by double digits in the second quarter but the Bearcats fought back and had a chance to secure a victory.

The final possession came to an end as Cincinnati quarterback Emory Jones failed to connect with tight end Chamon Metayer on fourth down near midfield.

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