Recap - Huskies Defeat Massachusetts 37-0
The battle between the Huskies and Minutemen didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Massachusetts was handed a 37-0 defeat on Thursday at Rentschler Field.
Bettors who backed the Huskies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 21 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 47.5.
Chandler Whitmer completed 15 of 25 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Huskies in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Minutemen defense.
Chris Burns rushed for 17 yards for Massachusetts, while A.J. Doyle added 4 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 56 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Rob Blanchflower and Tajae Sharpe had 17 and 15 yards respectively.
Connecticut outgained Massachusetts 372-59 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-3 by the Huskies.
The time of possession battle favored Connecticut as their offense was on the field for 36:37, longer than the 23:23 of their opponents.
Connecticut looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against North Carolina State. Massachusetts will aim to get back on the winning track vs Indiana.