The Cincinnati Bearcats (5-2, 1-1 Big East) will look to end a two-game losing streak as they host the Syracuse Orange (4-4, 3-1) at noon Saturday on the Big East Network.
The Bearcats are led by quarterback Munchie Legaux, who has passed for 1,592 yards, 13 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He has also rushed for 296 yards and four touchdowns. Running back George Winn has rushed for 732 yards and four touchdowns and wide receiver Damon Julian has caught four touchdown passes.
Syracuse has won two straight after starting the season 2-4. The Orange are led by quarterback Ryan Nassib, who has passed fro 2,487 yards, 17 touchdowns and eight interceptions. Running back Jerome Smith has rushed for 615 yards and wide receiver Marcus Sales has caught 46 passes for 670 yards and seven touchdowns.
Cincinnati won last year's game between these teams 30-13. Cincinnati is favored by seven entering this year's game.