LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Zach Collaros threw a career-high five touchdown passes - three to Armon Binns - and Cincinnati overcame the loss of another receiver Friday night, beating Louisville 35-27 in its Big East opener.
The two-time defending champs lost receiver D.J. Woods to a concussion after his second touchdown catch in the third quarter. Cincinnati (3-3) already was short-handed at receiver with Vidal Hazelton's season-ending knee injury.
Binns' 62-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter decided a game of try-to-top-this plays. He also scored on catches of 47 and 10 yards in the best game of his career. Collaros was 18 of 28 for 275 yards with a pair of interceptions.
Bilal Powell ran for a career-high 209 yards and two touchdowns, keeping Louisville (3-3) in the game.
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