FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Joe Licata threw two touchdowns and Buffalo scored 29 points in the second half as the Bulls rallied and beat Massachusetts 29-19 Saturday in a Mid-American Conference matchup.
Licata completed 18 of 30 passes for 226 yards in only his third start of the season.
Buffalo (4-7, 3-4) trailed 13-0 at halftime but Kyn Minniefield returned a punt 35 yards for a touchdown to cut the deficit to 13-7 in the third quarter.
After Michael Cox's 3-yard touchdown expanded UMass' lead to 19-7, Licata capped off back-to-back Buffalo drives with touchdowns to give the Bulls their first lead of the day, 22-19.
Brandon Murie added a 12-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter to put the game away.
Murie finished with 90 yards on 16 carries.
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