Louisville, KY (Sports Network) - Louisville has teetered on the edge for the
last month, but Teddy Bridgewater made sure there was no doubt in Saturday's
Bridgewater tossed a career-high five touchdown passes in the 12th-ranked
Cardinals' 45-17 thumping of Temple.
The sensational sophomore threw for 324 yards on 19-of-28 efficiency for
Louisville (9-0, 4-0 Big East), which is 9-0 for the first time in school
Andrell Smith hauled in a pair of touchdowns, while Ryan Hubbell, DeVante
Parker and Eli Rogers each caught a score in the triumph.
The Cardinals had rallied for wins in each of their past five games and
overcame a double-digit deficit against Cincinnati twice in their 34-31
overtime victory last week.
Louisville's total margin of victory over its last six games was 31 before
Saturday's 28-point whitewashing. Its 9.6 point margin of victory per game
heading in was the lowest among undefeated squads.
Montel Harris ran for 115 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries for the Owls
(3-5, 2-3), who have lost three straight in the Big East after winning their
The Owls fumbled the ball four times in the setback.
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