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Cincinnati wide receiver Michael Young Jr. holds the ball up as he scores a touchdown during the first half of the team's NCAA college football game against East Carolina, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Ridder, No. 7 Cincinnati roll over East Carolina, 55-17

Nov. 14, 2020 12:21 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Desmond Ridder had another big game, and Cincinnati’s defense got some revenge. Ridder threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score to help No. 7 Cincinnati rout East Carolina 55-17 on Friday night. Cincinnati (7-0, 5-0 American Athletic) extended its...

Cincinnati running back Gerrid Doaks, left, reacts as quarterback Desmond Ridder, right, scores a rushing touchdown during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Houston, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

Struggling East Carolina is next up for No. 7 Cincinnati

Nov. 12, 2020 2:39 PM EST

East Carolina (1-5, 1-4 American Athletic Conference) at No. 7 Cincinnati (6-0, 4-0), Friday at 7:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: Cincinnati by 27 1/2. Series record: East Carolina leads 13-10. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Cincinnati is looking to extend its school-record 19-game home winning streak while also keeping...

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder, center, carries the ball during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Houston, Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)

East Carolina next to try to slow down No. 7 Cincinnati

Nov. 12, 2020 11:49 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati has had one of the nation's stingiest defenses the past three years. But last season, East Carolina scored 43 points and piled up 638 yards against the Bearcats. Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell said his returning defensive players haven't forgotten. “For us, it’s a...