CINCINNATI, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Tony Pike passed for 309 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead 20th-ranked Cincinnati to a 28-21 win over No. 19 Pittsburgh.
The victory was Cincinnati's first in eight all-time games against the Pittsburgh Panthers.
Mardy Gilyard picked up 110 yards receiving and caught a TD pass, and Dominick Goodman caught a TD pass while gaining 101 receiving yards for Cincinnati (9-2, 5-1 Big East). If the Bearcats beat Syracuse next weekend, they will earn their first Big East title.
LeSean McCoy rushed for 82 yards and two touchdowns and made six catches for 45 yards for Pittsburgh (7-3, 3-2). Bill Stull hit on 18-of-28 passes for 229 yards with a touchdown and an interception for the Panthers.