Louisville's first score came on a 24-yard field goal by John Wallace in the first quarter.
Rutgers' other score was a 36-yard field goal by Kyle Federico early in the fourth quarter.
NOTES: Rutgers senior CB Lew Toler suffered a broken arm in the first quarter and was taken to a hospital. "Lew's parents were there with him," Flood said. "I don't have any more of an update than that." ... Louisville will play host to Central Florida (4-1, 1-0) on Oct. 18. UCF has a bye this week. Rutgers has a bye next week before playing host to Houston (4-0, 1-0) on Oct. 26. ... Rutgers junior RB Paul James missed his second consecutive game with a lower leg injury. James, who was injured in the third quarter of Rutgers' fourth game, has 573 rushing yards (7.2 per carry). He led the country in rushing after three games with 493 yards. He also has six touchdowns. ... Louisville junior WR DeVante Parker did not play because of a shoulder injury suffered last Saturday in the second quarter against Temple. That game snapped a string of 10 straight games with at least one TD catch for Parker. He has 21 receptions for 375 yards and six touchdowns this season.