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  1. Instant Analysis: Clemson 40, Ohio State 35

    Brian Bennett

    MIAMI -- Since the moment the pairing was announced, we thought the Discover Orange Bowl could feature a wild and entertaining shootout between No. 7 Ohio State and No. 12 Clemson. And that's just what we got in Clemson's 40-35 win Friday before a...

    Blog | January 04, 2014
  2. Discover Orange Bowl preview

    Brian Bennett

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The last and only time Clemson and Ohio State played, this happened. We don't expect any sideline high jinks this time, just a potential thrilling shootout between the No. 7 Buckeyes (12-1) and the No. 12 Tigers (10-2) in the...

    Blog | January 03, 2014
  3. Northwestern escapes Indiana for 5-0 mark

    Brian Bennett

    We should have known that Northwestern wouldn't have any easy game against Indiana. The Wildcats won in a shootout last season and had several close calls with the Hoosiers in previous seasons. It sure looked like this year would be different, as ...

    Blog | September 29, 2012
  4. Purdue to play in Little Caesars Bowl

    Brian Bennett

    Purdue's first bowl game since 2007 will be in a familiar locale. The Boilermakers will play Western Michigan in the Little Caesars Pizza Bowl in Detroit. That's the same site where the Boilers beat Central Michigan in a 51-48 shootout in what was...

    Blog | December 04, 2011
  5. Final: Penn State 34, Northwestern 24

    Brian Bennett

    Penn State was involved in a very un-Penn State like shootout in the first half. But in the second half, the Nittany Lions turned it into more of their kind of game, and it was good enough for them win 34-24 and to improve to 7-1. After a wild fir...

    Blog | October 22, 2011
  6. Sugar Bowl shaping up as shootout

    Brian Bennett

    NEW ORLEANS -- A little more than five minutes into the Allstate Sugar Bowl, it looks like we could be in for a wild night. Ohio State scored after a long run by Terrelle Pryor resulted in a fumble and recovery for a touchdown, while Arkansas answ...

    Blog | January 04, 2011
  7. Cincinnati beats Rutgers in crazy shootout

    Brian Bennett

    Well, there's one I never saw coming. If you did, please tell me my fortune. Cincinnati beat Rutgers 69-38 in the highest-scoring game in Big East history. You read that correctly. I thought Rutgers' defense would slow down a Bearcats offense t...

    Blog | November 20, 2010
  8. Louisville leads Bearcats in shootout

    Brian Bennett

    We thought the Cincinnati-Louisville game could be a shootout based on the stats both offenses had been accumulating. It has not disappointed. Louisville leads 24-21 after a thoroughly entertaining first half. The biggest thing I took out of that ...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  9. Big East lunch links: Game day in Louisville

    Brian Bennett

    Cincinnati will play Louisville in Papa John's Cardinal Stadium on Friday night. The links lead off with them: This game has the makings of a shootout. The Louisville game is special for Cincinnati's Ben Guidugli. A scouting report for the game. ...

    Blog | October 15, 2010
  10. Exciting first half at UConn

    Brian Bennett

    When you think Syracuse and UConn in football, shootout is probably not the first word that comes to mind. But the first half has been pretty exciting, and it ended with the Huskies leading 28-17. Early on, the kicking game -- and a strong wind...

    Blog | November 28, 2009
  11. Defenses holding strong in Pitt-Notre Dame

    Brian Bennett

    Most people expected a shootout at Heinz Field. But so far, both defenses have been strong. After a quarter, Pitt leads Notre Dame just 3-0. The first three drives in the first quarter should have ended with a punt, but the Irish's Darius Flemi...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  12. Offensive explosion in Louisville

    Brian Bennett

    Hold the phones. It's a shootout at Papa John's Cardinal Stadium. That's right. It's 3-3 after -- get this -- back-to-back scoring drives by Louisville and Syracuse. Here was the funniest moment of an absurd game: Louisville's Josh Chicheste...

    Blog | November 14, 2009
  13. Cincinnati in shootout at halftime

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Cincinnati coach Brian Kelly said his team would be challenged more defensively than he could remember by Fresno State. That's turning out to be true in the first half. The Bearcats offense scored three tou...

    Blog | September 26, 2009
  14. Shootout at Syracuse

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Syracuse led Northwestern 17-0, blew it all, but then came back to take a 24-21 halftime lead. The big revelation is how well the previously-struggling Orange offense is playing. Greg Paulus looks far more com...

    Blog | September 19, 2009
  15. Halftime checks around the Big East

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett Wildly different types of games in the three Big East noon kickoffs. Pittsburgh finds itself in a shootout at Buffalo, leading 34-20 at the half. Bill Stull may be on his way to a career day, already with thre...

    Blog | September 12, 2009
  16. Big East Week 2 picks

    Brian Bennett

    Posted by's Brian Bennett After such a disastrous first week of predictions -- Pittsburgh winning? Rutgers in a shootout? Louisville scoring? -- I figured someone at ESPN would tap me on the shoulder and say, "That's enough." But apparently ...

    Blog | September 04, 2008