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Connecticut Defeats Buffalo 24-17 - Recap

Connecticut earned a 24-17 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in Week 5 action at Rentschler Field.

The Huskies earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 16.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 44.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Chandler Whitmer completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 227 yards for the Huskies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Alex Zordich rushed for 76 yards for Buffalo, while Brandon Murie added 55 yards. Alex Zordich threw for 220 yards for the Bulls, while receivers Alex Neutz and Brandon Murie had 90 and 54 yards respectively.

Buffalo outgained Connecticut 361-360 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Huskies.

The time of possession battle favored Connecticut as their offense was on the field for 33:26, longer than the 26:34 of their opponents.

Next game, Connecticut takes its act on the road to face Rutgers looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head on the road to face Ohio.