The only thing that could stop UCF was a storm.
McKenzie Milton threw a career-high five touchdown passes — four in the first half. Tre’Quan Smith caught three touchdown passes and ran for another score . And No. 25 UCF scored every time it had the ball until the storms move in Saturday night and prematurely ended its 51-23 victory over Cincinnati.
Playing as a ranked team for the first time since 2013, the Knights (4-0, 2-0 American Athletic) were unstoppable.
“Our offense played about as well as an offense can perform tonight,” coach Scott Frost said.
But Koivu whacked a loose puck past Darling amid a pileup in front of the net just before the horn sounded, and an official review determined that Matt Dumba did not interfere with the Carolina goalie during the scrum.
“I was looking right at the ref when it crossed the line, and he didn’t see it cross the line,” defenseman Ryan Suter said. “I think he was just kind of watching everything. … It’s too bad we had to come to that, but we got one point, and obviously one point’s better than none.”
Stalock stopped 38 shots for the Wild, who led 3-1 late in the second period after killing an 88-second, 5-on-3 disadvantage. Staal made it a two-goal game by shaking free near the blue line, skating in on Darling and beating him with a wrist shot with 6:17 left.
The road back: Because the Sooners still have to play Oklahoma State, TCU and West Great Cheap Jerseys Virginia, there is a very good chance we see them in the Big 12 title game. Everyone La Galaxy Cheap Jerseys has been wondering how the resurrected championship game might impact the playoff, and it could be exactly what OU needs to get back in it.
FPI says: The Sooners are favored to win all of their remaining games.