Virginia Tech's disappointing 2012 season hit another low Saturday with the Hokies' 27-24 loss to Cincinnati at FedEx Field in Landover, Md.
For the fifth straight week, the Hokies offense got off to a slow start and didn't get a first down until just under eight minutes into the second quarter.
The Bearcats dominated the time of possession in the first half and kept an aggressive Virginia Tech defense on the field.
By the time the Hokies offense got going in the second half, Cincinnati's did too.
In the end, the Hokies couldn't overcome another bad start.
Here are some winners and losers from Saturday's loss to Cincinnati.