Beavers Downed By No. 17 Cincinnati
Sept. 19, 2009
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) -Tony Pike threw for 332 yards and hit Mardy Gilyard with an 18-yard scoring pass in the fourth quarter as No. 17 Cincinnati stopped a second-half Oregon State comeback bid for a 28-18 victory on Saturday.
The Bearcats (3-0) snapped Oregon State's streak of 26 straight nonconference victories at Reser Stadium, dating back to a 67-28 win over Northern Illinois on Nov. 16, 1996.
Tony Pike completed 31 of 49 passes and two touchdowns and Gilyard had nine catches for 65 yards.
Sean Canfield completed 29 of 45 passes for 240 yards and an interception for the Beavers (2-1). Jacquizz Rodgers' 9-yard scoring run to open the second half was Oregon State's lone touchdown.