No. 17 UCF routs Rutgers 41-17 for 6th straight - NBC Sports

No. 17 UCF routs Rutgers 41-17 for 6th straight
Florida center Patric Young (4) goes over the heads of Middle Tennessee forward Jacquez Rozier (42) and Middle Tennessee guard Jaqawn Raymond (10) for two points during an NCAA college baseketball game in Gainesville, Fla., Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)
November 21, 2013, 10:56 pm

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Blake Bortles passed for one touchdown and ran for another Thursday night, helping No. 17 Central Florida dominate Rutgers 41-17 to remain unbeaten in the American Athletic Conference.

The Knights (9-1, 6-0) won for the sixth straight time following a three-point loss to South Carolina, retaining sole possession of first place in the AAC - one game ahead of Louisville and Cincinnati.

Bortles threw a 4-yard TD pass to Breshad Perriman in the opening quarter and UCF scored on its first four offensive possessions to build a 28-7 lead.

Rutgers (5-5, 2-4) trimmed its deficit to 14 at the half when Andre Patton recovered a blocked punt in the end zone, however that was as close as the Scarlet Knights got the rest of the way.

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