Cincinnati Bearcats came up short in Saturday’s AAC Championship Game, losing 29-24 to Memphis for the second consecutive week. The loss drops the Bearcats record to 10-3, after starting out 10-1.
With the AAC Championship on the line, Cincinnati made way too many mistakes to win this game. Memphis is a great team and they are more than deserving of representing the Group of Five in the Cotton Bowl, but with all due respect to them, on Saturday they did not beat the Bearcats. The Bearcats beat the Bearcats.
Penalties, miscues, mistakes, drops, more penalties, more drops are what cost Cincinnati the championship.