UCF held a seemingly insurmountable 31-7 lead within the third quarter Saturday, solely to see USF storm again, finally taking a 39-38 benefit with seven minutes left within the second half.
With a spot within the convention championship sport on the road, quarterback Mikey Keene orchestrated an eight-play, 82-yard drive, culminating with the 14-yard hook-up with Holler for the game-winning rating.
Keene completed 15-of-19 for 129 yards and two touchdowns, including 17 speeding yards off three makes an attempt. In the meantime, Holler posted 4 catches for 32 yards to accompany the 12 months’s greatest landing seize.
The Knights speeding assault accounted for 345 of the group’s 547 yards of whole offense on Saturday, as 4 gamers ran for 53 yards or extra. John Rhys Plumlee recorded a team-high 133 yards and two touchdowns off eight carries, and RJ Harvey rushed for 74 yards and a rating off 16 makes an attempt. In the meantime, Isaiah Bowser and wideout Ryan O’Keefe mixed for 107 yards off 19 carries.
UCF now has a date with Tulane with the AAC Championship on the road, December 3, in New Orleans. The Inexperienced Wave advance to the title sport after knocking off Cincinnati, 27-24, on Saturday.