Geno Smith outplayed counterpart B.J. Daniels, throwing for 219 yards and two touchdowns, as No. 25 West Virginia downed South Florida 20-6 in the Big East on Thursday.
Smith was efficient, completing 24 of 31 passes, while Daniels tossed three interceptions and threw for just 119 yards before being benched late in the fourth.
West Virginia (5-1, 1-0 Big East) won despite getting just 56 rushing yards on 23 carries from the combination of Noel Devine and Ryan Clarke. The Bulls fell to 3-3, 0-2.