Connecticut vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 30-24
|Connecticut vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 30-24|
Western Michigan won 30-24 on Saturday against Connecticut behind a 104-yard receiving performance from Josh Schaffer at Waldo Stadium.
The Broncos were a 1.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 43.5.
Alex Carder completed 18 of 34 pass attempts for 237 yards for the Broncos in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 119 yards for Connecticut, while Scott McCummings added -3 yards. Chandler Whitmer threw for 333 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Geremy Davis and Shakim Phillips had 123 and 42 yards respectively.
Connecticut outgained Western Michigan 425-330 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-19 by the Huskies.
Connecticut led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:18/26:42 split in that important category.
Western Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Toledo. Connecticut will aim to get back on the winning track vs Buffalo.