Commodores Down Connecticut 24-21 - Match Report
The Commodores grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Huskies on Saturday, winning 24-21 at Vanderbilt Stadium.
Vanderbilt won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.
Larry Smith completed 12 of 24 pass attempts for 140 yards for the Commodores in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Huskies defense.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 118 yards for Connecticut, while Scott McCummings added -5 yards. Johnny McEntee threw for 99 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Ryan Griffin and Tebucky Jones had 47 and 17 yards respectively.
Vanderbilt outgained Connecticut 259-193 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 14-10 by the Huskies.
Connecticut led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:36/28:24 split in that important category.
Vanderbilt looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Mississippi. Connecticut will aim to get back on the winning track vs Iowa State.