Cincinnati back from oblivion
The Bearcats are back in the bowl picture, and have a chance to play spoiler against Southern Miss and Louisville.
- Staggered and shocked from a beating no one had foreseen, Cincinnati players crammed into the visitors' locker room at Michie Stadium and decided to start over.
The Bearcats had ended Army's 19-game losing streak by flat-lining during an Oct. 9 game in West Point. Army racked up 554 total yards, the highest total for a Cincinnati opponent since Syracuse tallied 601 yards six years earlier.
A Cincinnati team that had pounded rival Miami (Ohio) four weeks earlier stood at 2-4 overall. QB Gino Guidugli said the Bearcats likely had become "the laughingstock of the nation."
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