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Minutemen Down UCONN 27-13 - Match Report

Massachusetts got a 171-yard performance from Ellis Merriweather as a key part of its 27-13 victory over the Huskies on Saturday at Warren P. McGuirk Alumni Stadium.

Massachusetts was an underdog by +3.0 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 57.0.

Ellis Merriweather rushed for 171 yards, while Zamar Wise added 64 yards in the win. Eric Collins and Josiah Johnson added 66 and 31 receiving yards respectively.

Nathan Carter rushed for 136 yards for UCONN, while Kevin Mensah added 20 yards. Steven Krajewski threw for 128 yards for the Huskies, while receivers Keelan Marion and Aaron Turner had 80 and 21 yards respectively.

Massachusetts outgained UCONN 407-291 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Minutemen.

UCONN lost the time of possession battle 39:11-20:49, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Massachusetts takes its act on the road to face Florida State looking for another win. For UCONN, they head home to face Yale.