Toledo, OH (Sports Network) - Jordan Haden intercepted Munchie Legaux's pass
with less than a minute to go in the fourth quarter to seal the victory for
the Rockets, as Toledo upset the No. 21 Cincinnati Bearcats, 29-23, at the
Jeremiah Detmer was a perfect 5-for-5 kicking field goals. After Toledo (7-1)
ate up nearly eight minutes of the fourth quarter clock, Detmer's 25-yard kick
with 42 seconds to play accounted for the final margin, giving the Rockets
their seventh straight victory.
Terrance Owens completed 13-of-24 passes for 126 yards and ran for another 50
on 14 carries for Toledo. Bernard Reedy paced all receivers with five catches
for 72 yards and David Fluellen added 161 yards rushing on 25 carries for the
Rockets, who beat their first ranked opponent since defeating No. 24 Bowling
Green in 2004.
Legaux struggled to get into a rhythm, completing just 15-of-36 passes for 227
yards with a touchdown and two interceptions. He added 69 yards rushing and a
score on 10 carries for Cincinnati (5-1), which will play undefeated
Louisville on Friday.
Ralph Abernathy rushed for 98 yards on just nine carries while George Winn ran
for 83 yards on 15 totes in the setback.
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