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Tanner Mangum was 35 of 53 for 365 yards and connected with Mitch Mathews for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help BYU beat UConn 30-13 on Friday night.
BYU runs through UConn 30-13
WR Mitch Mathews caught a pair of touchdown passes -- including the final score of the game, seen below -- as the Cougars snapped a two-game losing streak.
Mathews too tall for BYU defense
Mitch Mathews is a tall man -- 6-foot-6, in fact -- and the UConn secondary had no chance at breaking up Tanner Mangum's pass TD pass to him, which cushioned BYU's lead on ESPN2.
Huskies take lead with field goal
Bobby Puyol puts UConn in front for the first time tonight with a 37-yard field goal. The Huskies lead 10-7 at BYU on ESPN2.
UConn ties BYU right before halftime
The Cougars' defense stood tall for almost the entire first half. But the Huskies' Arkeel Newsome slipped free in the final minutes for a 30-yard TD catch to knot the score at 7.
Watch: UConn vs. BYU
BYU QB Tanner Mangum has struggled against the blitz in the last two games, both losses. He has completed 33.3% of his passes on plays with five or more pass rushers in the last two games compared with 83.3% in the first two games. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN
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