(Saturday, November 21st)
Final Score: South Florida 34, Louisville 22
Tampa, FL (Sports Network) - B.J. Daniels completed 20-of-34 pass attempts for 304 yards and a touchdown and carried the ball 22 times for 141 yards and two touchdowns to lead the South Florida Bulls to a 34-22 win over the Louisville Cardinals in Big East play at Raymond James Stadium.
A.J. Love was Daniels favorite target, making four catches for 121 yards. Moise Plancher contributed to the Bulls (7-3, 3-3 Big East) rushing attack, carrying the ball 17 times for 68 yards and a score.
The Cardinals (4-7, 1-5) were paced by Adam Froman, who completed 20-of-35 passes for 232 yards and a touchdown. Scott Long led the Louisville receiving corps, hauling in six passes for 96 yards and a score.
South Florida got on the board early in the first quarter, when Daniels hooked up with Dontavia Bogan for a 16-yard touchdown to give their team a 7-0 lead.
The Bulls made it a 14-0 game in the final minute of the first quarter, when Plancher rumbled into the end zone for a two-yard score.
Louisville answered the call early in the second quarter, with a 37-yard field goal by Chris Philpott.
The Cardinals went right back to work on their following drive, as Froman and Long connected for a 20-yard touchdown strike, to make it a 14-10 game.
Louisville took the lead minutes later when Trent Guy returned a punt 60 yards for a touchdown. However, the extra-point was blocked giving the Cardinals a 16-14 advantage.
The Bulls regained the lead on the final drive of the first half, when Eric Schwartz drilled a 22-yard field goal to give the Bulls a 17-16 lead at the break.
South Florida scored on the opening drive of the second half, marching the ball 80 yards, before Daniels ripped off a 20-yard rushing touchdown to give his team a 24-16 advantage.
Schwartz extended his team's lead minutes later, with a 44-yard field goal.
The Cardinals responded on the opening drive of the fourth quarter, when Darius Ashley scored on a 17-yard run. The two-point conversion was no good leaving the Louisville with a 27-22 deficit.
South Florida put the final nail in the coffin midway through the fourth quarter, when Daniels scored on a one-yard run to give his team the 34-22 victory.
South Florida dominated the Cardinals, outgaining Louisville 538-313 on the day.
11/21 18:33:48 ET