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WATCH: Cincy draws 4 penalties on one play -- the 4th thanks to irate coach

Nov 7, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Tommy Tuberville coaches agains the Houston Cougars in the second quarter at TDECU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Nov 7, 2015; Houston, TX, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Tommy Tuberville coaches agains the Houston Cougars in the second quarter at TDECU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports

Coach Tommy Tuberville's Bearcats fall to the No. 25 Cougars.

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HOUSTON -- When it rains, it pours.

While the saying would certainly be applicable for Saturday's 33-30 victory by unbeaten Houston against visiting Cincinnati on a rainy Saturday, in this case it might as well refer to the four penalties the Bearcats received on one play.

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The fourth of the penalties was against visibly irate Cincinnati coach Tommy Tuberville, who took protest to the previous two penalties, a personal foul and unsportsmanlike conduct against Bearcats. The first of the four penalties was a facemask call against cornerback J.J. Pinckney on a fourth-and-1 play for the Cougars on Cincinnati's goal line.

Despite the four penalties, the Cougars didn't get much in yardage as the play started on the Cincinnati 5-yard line. Houston did, however, take advantage scoring a touchdown to take a seven-point lead in the third quarter of their three-point victory.

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