Freshman Marquis Young rushed for 240 yards and three first-half touchdowns and UMass held on to defeat Buffalo 31-26 on Friday night.
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UMass defense seals the deal
Buffalo QB Joe Licata's pass was tipped into the hands of defender Da'Sean Downey. The sophomore linebacker's interception helped the Minutemen hold on to a 31-26 victory. UMass RB Marquis Young had 35 carries for 240 yards and three TDs.
UMass extends it lead late in game
Minutemen kicker Logan Laurent hit a 37-yard field goal to put his team up 31-26 over Buffalo with just over two minutes left in the game.
Buffalo draws closer to start 4th quarter
Bulls RB Jordan Johnson ran up the middle through the Minutemen defense for a 5-yard TD, but Buffalo failed to convert on the two-point conversion. UMass still leads 28-26 in the fourth quarter.
UMass RB goes for 215 yards in first half
UMass' Marquis Young had the third-best rushing performance in a half this season, as he went for 215 yards, including this 35-yard dash, against Buffalo on ESPNU.
UMass takes lead into halftime
After the Minutemen defense forced an interception in its own end zone, QB Blake Frohnapfel capped a five-play 80-yard drive with a 14-yard TD run. Buffalo trails 28-17 at halftime.
UMass gamble pays off
The Mintuemen went for it on fourth down, and RB Marquis Young pounded it in for a 1-yard touchdown. Buffalo trails 21-17 late in the second quarter.
Bulls score after forcing turnover
Buffalo RB Anthone Taylor pounds it up the middle for a 2-yard touchdown. UMass trails 17-14 in the second quarter.
Buffalo defense forces another int
The Bulls' defense picked off Blake Frohnapfel for the second time today. Safety Andrews Dadeboe undercuts the pass and returns it to the UMass 19-yard line.
Bulls defense forces a turnover
UMass QB Blake Frohnapfel's pass was intercepted by Brandon Berry. The sophomore linebacker's return helped lead to a 22-yard field goal. The Minutemen are hanging on to a 14-10 lead in the first quarter.
Bulls on the board
Buffalo QB Joe Licata finds Matt Weiser in the middle of the field for an 18-yard touchdown. UMass still leads 14-7 in the first quarter.
Young finds the end zone, again
UMass RB Marquis Young breaks through the middle of the Buffalo defense and outruns the defenders on his way for a 47-yard TD. Bulls trail 14-0 in the first quarter.
Minutemen on the board first
UMass RB Marquis Young runs through the Buffalo defense for a 6-yard TD to give his team a 7-0 advantage in the first quarter.
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Beautiful catch grabs Buffalo first TD
Buffalo may be down, but that didn't stop Marcus McGill from making a gorgeous catch over his defender for a 16-yard TD. (Live on ESPNU)
Huskies scampers for 58-yard TD
Northern Illinois is cruising after RB Joel Bouagnon took this run 58-yards to the house to lead 14-3. (Live on ESPNU.)
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Just one hand necessary to make TD catch
Buffalo's Ron Willoughby made an over-the-shoulder, one-handed grab for a TD against Kent State.