>> Huskies vs Scarlet Knights Final: 28-17 - Recap
Casey Cochran sliced and diced the Scarlet Knights defense for 311 yards as Connecticut handed Rutgers a 28-17 defeat on Saturday at Rentschler Field.
Connecticut was an underdog by 2.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
Max DeLorenzo rushed for 52 yards, while Lyle McCombs added 6 yards in the win. Deshon Foxx and Geremy Davis added 117 and 98 receiving yards respectively.
Paul James rushed for 49 yards for Rutgers, while Justin Goodwin added 15 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 286 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Quron Pratt and Ruhann Peele had 132 and 79 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by Connecticut 372-364 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-17 by the Scarlet Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Rutgers as their offense was on the field for 30:12, longer than the 29:48 of their opponents.
Connecticut heads into a Week 15 battle against Memphis. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against South Florida.