Connecticut quarterback Scott McCummings (11) holds onto the ball as he is tackled by Rutgers defenders during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Piscataway, N.J., Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Saturday, October 06, 2012 4:53 pm
Jamison, No. 22 Rutgers beat UConn 19-3
By RALPH D. RUSSOAP College Football Writer
The Scarlet Knights (5-0, 2-0 Big East) are off to their best start since 2006, and they avenged a bitter loss to the Huskies that ended last regular season and kept Rutgers from sharing the conference title.
Jamison ran it 28 times and recorded his sixth straight 100-yard game. Gary Nova hooked up with Mark Harrison on a 14-yard touchdown pass early in the third quarter, and Warren put it away with 3:44 left in the fourth when he pushed across the goal line with some help from his teammates.
UConn benched leading rusher Lyle McCombs for the first quarter after he was arrested and charged with second-degree breaching the peace on Friday. He finished with 32 yards on 12 carries and the Huskies (3-3, 0-1) were held to their worst scoring output since getting shutout by Louisville in the middle of the 2010 season.