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Cincinnati Vs. Virginia Tech: Last-second score dooms Hokies to 27-24 defeat

Munchie Legaux hit Damon Julian with a 39-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds to go to stun Virginia Tech at FedEx Field.

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Late Munchie Legaux TD pass leads Bearcats To Win

The Cincinnati Bearcats won in dramatic fashion Saturday afternoon at FedEx Field, scoring a touchdown with just 13 seconds left in the game to knock off the Virginia Tech Hokies, 27-24.

Munchie Legaux connected with Damon Julian from 39 yards out on the game-winning touchdown pass. Julian caught four balls in the game, for 89 yards and the score.

The Hokies were hurt by two turnovers and eight penalties for 114 yards in the game. A late Logan Thomas touchdown pass to Corey Fuller looked to give Virginia Tech a win, only to have Legaux and the Bearcats drive 85 yards in a minute and a half to win the game.

Box Score Hero: A Man Named Munchie. Legaux threw for a career-high 357 yards in the game, completing 19 of 42 passes and tossing three touchdowns. The Cincinnati quarteback drove his team 85 yards with no timeouts to score the winning points.

Rankings Ramifications: Both teams found themselves in the "others receiving votes" portion of the latest AP Top 25 poll, with Virginia Tech garnering 26 votes to just 10 for Cincinnati. The Bearcats' win probably earns them a few more votes.

But Did They Cover: Virginia Tech, 6.5-point favorites, did not cover.

Next Week's Schedule: Next Saturday, Virginia Tech travels to Kenan Stadium to take on the North Carolina Tar Heels. Kickoff is scheduled for 12:30 p.m. ET. Cincinnati will host the Miami (OH) RedHawks at 7:00 p.m. ET at Nippert Stadium.

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Hokies lead Bearcats 7-6 at the half

Despite being dominated statistically, the Virginia Tech Hokies lead the visiting Cincinnati Bearcats, 7-6, at halftime at FedEx Field in Landover, Md.

Two Bearcat turnovers have kept Virginia Tech in the game, as the Hokies' offense was virtually nonexistent in the first 30 minutes of the contest.

Cincinnati has 10 first downs to Virginia Tech's two, and the Bearcats have gained 146 yards of total offense to just 72 for the Hokies. Six Virginia Tech penalties for 89 yards have hindered any offensive flow for the Hokies.

Virginia Tech quarterback Logan Thomas has the game's lone touchdown, scoring on a 5-yard run with just over two minutes left in the half. Thomas has 13 rushing yards on five carries, and is 7-of-13 passing for 37 yards.

Cincinnati kicker Tony Miliano has accounted for the Bearcats' only points of the game, making a 20-yard field goal in the first quarter and a 43-yard field goal in the second quarter.

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