Huskies vs Scarlet Knights Final: 40-22 - Recap
|Huskies vs Scarlet Knights Final: 40-22 - Recap|
Connecticut earned a 40-22 victory over Rutgers on Saturday in Week 13 action at Rentschler Field.
The Huskies were a 3.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 40.5.
Johnny McEntee completed 10 of 16 pass attempts for 90 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jeremy Deering rushed for 24 yards for Rutgers, while Jawan Jamison added 19 yards. Gary Nova threw for 298 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Brandon Coleman and Mohamed Sanu had 223 and 133 yards respectively.
Rutgers outgained Connecticut 430-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Scarlet Knights.
Rutgers lost the time of possession battle 33:11/26:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.