Charlotte, NC (Sports Network) - Travis Kelce posted an 83-yard touchdown
reception and Nick Temple added a 60-yard interception return -- both in the
final minute of regulation -- as Cincinnati rallied to down Duke, 48-34, in
the Belk Bowl.
Brendon Kay finished with 332 yards passing and four TDs on 17-of-25
efficiency for the Bearcats (10-3), who finished the season with three
Kelce ended up with 123 yards on five catches, Anthony McClung added 111 yards
and another score on three grabs, while George Winn paced the ground attack
with 129 yards and a 46-yard TD run on 16 carries.
Sean Renfree was 37-of-49 for 357 yards, one touchdown and two interceptions
for the Blue Devils (6-7), who were poised to post their first bowl win in
more than five decades but fell short in shocking fashion.
Connor Vernon struck for 118 yards and one score on 10 receptions, David
Reeves posted a TD catch, and Josh Sneed totaled 107 yards on 17 carries but
produced a costly fumble in defeat.
Brandon Connette threw for a score and also rushed for one, but it wasn't
enough in Duke's first bowl appearance since 1995.
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