Huskies Fall 38-21 Against Southern Methodist - Game Recap
Garrett Gilbert threw for 353 yards to lead the Mustangs over Connecticut 38-21 on Saturday in Week 12 action at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
Southern Methodist was a favorite by 16.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 56.5.
K.C. Nlemchi rushed for 64 yards, while Garrett Gilbert added 23 yards in the win. Der'rikk Thompson and Keenan Holman added 113 and 88 receiving yards respectively.
Lyle McCombs rushed for 103 yards for Connecticut, while Max DeLorenzo added 62 yards. Casey Cochran threw for 227 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Geremy Davis and Shakim Phillips had 77 and 73 yards respectively.
Southern Methodist outgained Connecticut 460-385 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Mustangs.
Southern Methodist lost the time of possession battle 31:45/28:15, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Florida. Connecticut will aim to get back on the winning track at Temple.