MORGANTOWN, W.Va., Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Cincinnati blew a 13-point lead in the final two minutes of regulation Saturday but went on to defeat No. 23 West Virginia 26-23 in overtime.
Tony Pike completed 16-of-30 passes for 178 yards and the game-winning touchdown -- a one-yard pass to Kazeem Alli in the extra session. Pike also ran for a TD for Cincinnati (7-2, 3-1 Big East), which pulled into a tie with West Virginia and Pittsburgh for first in the conference.
Jacob Ramsey rushed for 83 yards on 18 carries and Dominick Goodman had six catches for 81 yards for the Bearcats.
Pat White completed 20-of-38 passes for 219 yards with two touchdowns and an interception for the Mountaineers (6-3, 3-1), who had won five straight to take the top spot in the Big East. White also rushed for 41 yards on 20 carries.