Connecticut vs Rutgers Wrap - Rutgers Wins 27-24
|Connecticut vs Rutgers Wrap - Rutgers Wins 27-24|
Chas Dodd sliced and diced the Huskies defense for 322 yards as Rutgers handed Connecticut a 27-24 defeat on Friday at Rutgers Stadium.
Rutgers won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 4.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 42.5.
Jordan Thomas rushed for 29 yards, while Mohamed Sanu added 27 yards in the win. Mark Harrison and Jeremy Deering added 112 and 102 receiving yards respectively.
Jordan Todman rushed for 123 yards for Connecticut, while Kashif Moore added 8 yards. Cody Endres threw for 153 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Kashif Moore and Michael Smith had 64 and 38 yards respectively.
Connecticut was outgained by Rutgers 453-284 yards in Friday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-11 by the Scarlet Knights.
Connecticut lost the time of possession battle 35:13/24:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Rutgers takes its act home to face Army looking for another win. For Connecticut, they head on the road to face Louisville.