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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights (Credit: Getty Joe Robbins)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights fan celebrates in the closing seconds of the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rutgers 10, Cincinnati 3

No. 22 Rutgers defeated Cincinnati, 10-3, Saturday to maintain first place in the Big East.

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood congratulates senior linebacker
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Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood congratulates senior linebacker Steve Beauharnais after Rutgers defeated Cincinnati 10-3 in an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood stands with quarterback
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Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood stands with quarterback Gary Nova (15) in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Cincinnati, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11 of the Cincinnati Bearcats passes the ball while under pressure from Steve Beauharnais #42 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) is sacked by
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Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) is sacked by Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers wide receiver Tim Wright is tackled by
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Rutgers wide receiver Tim Wright is tackled by Cincinnati defensive back Deven Drane (11) in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Savon Huggins #28
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Savon Huggins #28 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights runs with the ball against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Mason Robinson #24
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Mason Robinson #24 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights tackles Ralph David Abernathy IV #1 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Scott Vallone #94
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Scott Vallone #94 and Jamal Merrell #37 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights tackle Ralph David Abernathy IV #1 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Gary Nova #15
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Gary Nova #15 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights passes the ball against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Cincinnati Bearcats head
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Butch Jones argues after a play against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood celebrates with his players after a defensive stop against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Justin Doerner #97
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Justin Doerner #97 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights punts the ball against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11 of the Cincinnati Bearcats passes the ball against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brendon Kay #11 of the Cincinnati Bearcats looks to pass the ball against the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rutgers defensive back Logan Ryan (11) intercepts a
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Rutgers defensive back Logan Ryan (11) intercepts a pass intended for Cincinnati wide receiver Chris Moore (15) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers wide receiver Jeremy Deering is tackled by
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Rutgers wide receiver Jeremy Deering is tackled by Cincinnati defensive back Camerron Cheatham (21) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Jawan Jamison #23
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Jawan Jamison #23 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights runs the ball against the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brandon Coleman #17
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Brandon Coleman #17 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights makes a reception downfield against Camerron Cheatham #21 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Greg Blair #51
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Greg Blair #51 and Solomon Tentman #33 of the Cincinnati Bearcats make a tackle against Savon Huggins #28 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Nick Temple #43
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Nick Temple #43 of the Cincinnati Bearcats knocks the ball loose from Quron Pratt #7 of the Rutgers Scarlet Knights during the game at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova passes against Cincinnati in
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Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova passes against Cincinnati in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) passes under pressure
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Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) passes under pressure from Rutgers defensive lineman Jamil Merrell (92) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) runs past Rutgers
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Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay (11) runs past Rutgers defensive back Brandon Jones in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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Cincinnati tight end Travis Kelce (18) avoids a
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Cincinnati tight end Travis Kelce (18) avoids a tackle by Rutgers linebacker Steve Beauharnais in the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood leads his team
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Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood leads his team onto the field for a game against Cincinnati. (Nov. 17, 2012)

Cincinnati running back George Winn (32) is tackled
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Cincinnati running back George Winn (32) is tackled by Rutgers linebacker Khaseem Greene (20) in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Cincinnati head coach Butch Jones talks with quarterback
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Cincinnati head coach Butch Jones talks with quarterback Brendon Kay (11) in the second half of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights head coach Kyle Flood celebrates with his team after the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

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Rutgers running back Savon Huggins runs against Cincinnati
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Rutgers running back Savon Huggins runs against Cincinnati defensive back Dominique Battle (9) in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Huggins gained 179 yards in the game won by Rutgers 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers wide receiver Mark Harrison is tackled by
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Rutgers wide receiver Mark Harrison is tackled by Cincinnati defensive back Camerron Cheatham (21) in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Harrison caught four passes for 106 yards and scored a touchdown in the game as Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova acknowledges the fans after
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Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova acknowledges the fans after Rutgers defeated Cincinnati 10-3. (Nov. 17, 2012)

CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights
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CINCINNATI, OH - NOVEMBER 17: Rutgers Scarlet Knights fan celebrates in the closing seconds of the game against the Cincinnati Bearcats at Nippert Stadium on November 17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rutgers won 10-3. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Rutgers running back Jawan Jamison runs against Cincinnati
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Rutgers running back Jawan Jamison runs against Cincinnati defensive back Dominique Battle (9) in the second half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, in Cincinnati. Rutgers won 10-3. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)

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