Posted November 05, 2011 on AP on Fox
Quarterback Scott McCummings ran for two touchdowns and Lyle McCombs ran for 152 yards and a score to lead Connecticut to a 28-21 win over Syracuse on Saturday, keeping alive the Huskies hopes for a winning season. After being used as a change-of-pace option for much of the game, McCummings took over the offense for UConn (4-5, 2-2 Big East) in the fourth quarter, and led them on an eight-play 62 yard drive, running the ball in from 7-yards out for the winning score with just under 5 minutes to play. Ryan Nassib threw for 275 yards and two touchdowns for Syracuse (5-4, 1-3), which failed for the second straight week to become bowl eligible. It was the fifth straight win for UConn against Syracuse.

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