CFB Week 11 Recap

The 11th week of the 2009 NCAA Football Season didn’t have many upsets, but some of the top teams still had close calls.

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Tar Heels roll past Miami
One of the bigger upsets on Saturday came in North Carolina’s 33-24 win over Miami. Miami was a 3-point road favorite according to online sportsbook SPORTSBETTING.com. 79 percent of the public bets went with the Hurricanes, but North Carolina forced Jacory Harris to throw four interceptions while the Tar Heels didn’t commit a turnover to get the victory and ruin Miami’s ACC title hopes.
Knights stop Houston
The high-powered Houston offense was a 4-point road favorite heading to Central Florida on Saturday. 85 percent of public bets went with the Cougars, but the Knights pulled out a 37-32 win. Three Houston turnovers and a steady running game for the Knights behind Brynn Harvey led UCF to the victory. Case Keenum still thrown for 387 yards and three touchdowns for Houston, but it wasn’t enough to get the win.
Bears upset Arizona
Arizona was a 3-point underdog going into Cal on Saturday, but the Wildcats were ranked 18th in the country and the Bears were playing without top star, Jahvid Best. 67 percent of public bets went with the Arizona, but the Wildcats get couldn’t get going on offense, turning the ball over two times with less than 300 total yards in a 24-16 loss to Cal. The Bears were still able to run the ball effectively behind Shane Vereen, who had 158 yards and a touchdown in the win.
Cougars barely hang on
BYU was a 27-point favorite heading to winless New Mexico on Sunday. 90 percent of the public bets went with BYU, but the Lobos gave the Cougars all they could handle in a 24-19 win for BYU. The Cougars had just one turnover and nearly 400 yards of offense, they just couldn’t find a way to score more points and allowed over 350 yards of offense to New Mexico in the win.
College Football Week 11 Notable Results:
Team               Score   Odds    Bet Final

Houston             32         -4         Over: 69

Central Florida   37         67         Cover: +9

Michigan            24         +8.5     Over: 69

Wisconsin          45         54.5      Cover: +12.5

BYU                  24         -27        Under: 43

New Mexico       19         57.5      Cover: +22

Idaho                25         +32      Over: 88

Boise State        63         63.5      Cover: +6

Stanford            55         +11.5    Cover: +45.5

USC                  21         57.5      Over: 76

Iowa                 24         +16.5    Cover: +13.5

Ohio State         27         37.5      Over: 51

Arizona             16         +3         Under: 40

California          24         55.5      Cover: +5

Utah                  28         +20      Over: 83

TCU                  55         55.5      Cover: +7

Arizona State     21         +21      Over: 65

Oregon              44         50.5      Cover: +2
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Posted: 11/15/09 5:26PM ET

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