EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut (Ticker) -- Cornell Brockington ran
for over 100 yards and two touchdowns to lead Connecticut to a
29-0 victory over Buffalo.
Brockington rushed for 136 yards on 25 carries and opened the
scoring with a seven-yard burst less than five minutes into the
UConn (6-4) dominated Buffalo (2-9) on both sides of the ball,
holding the Bulls to five first downs and only 96 total yards
while racking up 477 yards of offense.
The Huskies opened a 22-0 lead on Brockington's second TD run, a
43-yard scamper with just over two minutes left in the third
Dan Orlovsky, who completed 28-of-38 passes for 283 yards and no
interceptions in his final home game, connected with Brandon
McLean for a 33-yard scoring strike in the fourth quarter to cap
With the win, the Huskies become bowl eligible for the second
consecutive season. Last year as an independent the Huskies went
9-3 but with no conference affiliation to guarantee a bowl
game, stayed home for the postseason.