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Big East Week 11 Preview

Fresh off a near-upset of No. 4 Notre Dame in South Bend, Pittsburgh (5-4, 2-3 Big East) goes on the road again Friday night to meet UConn (3-5, 0-3 Big East). The series is knotted at 4-4 but Pittsburgh has only won one game in East Hartford.

Cincinnati (5-2, 1-1 Big East) takes its dynamic offense on the road to meet Temple (3-5, 2-3 Big East), who has proven to be a competitive foe in their return to the Big East. It's the third away game of the season for the Bearcats; the previous two resulted in their only losses of the season thus far.

No. 9 Louisville (8-0, 3-0 Big East) travels to Syracuse (4-4, 3-1 Big East) for what should be an intriguing battle of quarterbacks. Orange QB Ryan Nassib and Cardinals signalcaller Teddy Bridgewater are #1 and #2 in the Big East, respectively, for completions, passing yards and passing yards per game.

In nonconference play, No. 23 Rutgers (7-1, 4-0 Big East) hosts Army (2-7) in Piscataway. The Scarlet Knights have beaten the Black Knights in eight straight games.

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Matt Repchak
Matt Repchak

Matt (Tampa, Fla.) joined FCSports in 2005 after graduating from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. He started in the communications department and gradually became the point person for all digital projects within the organization, including web, video and social.

Matt enjoys The Black Keys, Joss Whedon, Paul F. Tompkins and the Tampa Bay Rays.