Scores

Final

Cent Conn St 23

(9-3, 7-1 NEC)

Butler 28

(11-1, 7-1 Pioneer)

12:00 PM ET, December 5, 2009

Butler Bowl, Indianapolis, IN

1 2 3 4 T
CCSU 7 0 3 1323
BUT 0 7 7 1428

Top Performers

Passing: A. Huck (BUT) - 182 YDS

Rushing: A. Huck (BUT) - 9 CAR, 41 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Bohrer (BUT) - 7 REC, 69 YDS

Butler 28, Cent. Connecticut St. 23

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Quarterback Andrew Huck ran for three touchdowns to lead Butler to a 28-23 victory over Central Connecticut State in the Gridiron Classic on Saturday.

Huck rushed only nine times for 41 yards but made his carries count. His scoring runs covered 10, 19 and 7 yards. He also completed 15 of 21 passes for 182 yards.

Scott Gray, who rushed 15 times for 88 yards, scored Butler's other TD on a 2-yard run.

Eric Richardson scored on 1- and 2-yard runs for Central Connecticut State, and James Mallory, who rushed 21 times for 109 yards, ran 5 yards for a touchdown.

The Bulldogs (11-1) picked up the first postseason victory in school history and set a school record for wins. The Blue Devils (9-3) matched their school record for victories.

The Gridiron Classic pits the champions of the Pioneer Football League and the Northeast Conference.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCSU
BUT
1st Downs2519
Total Yards433332
Passing202182
Rushing231150
Penalties4-470-0
3rd Down Conversions7-148-12
4th Down Conversions4-50-0
Turnovers10
Possession33:1526:45

Passing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Norris17/262027.801
ButlerC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Huck15/211828.700

Rushing Leaders

Central Connecticut StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mallory211095.2117
Fowler5397.8030
ButlerCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gray15885.9132
Huck9414.6319

Receiving Leaders

Central Connecticut StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Paul35719.0043
Grochowski33712.3014
ButlerRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bohrer7699.9021
McHale24221.0025

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCSUBUT
TD00:46Eric Richardson 1 Yd Run (Joe Izzo Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERCCSUBUT
TD11:05Scott Gray 2 Yd Run (David Lang Kick) 77
THIRD QUARTERCCSUBUT
FG09:24Joe Izzo 32 Yd 107
TD04:23Andrew Huck 10 Yd Run (David Lang Kick) 1014
FOURTH QUARTERCCSUBUT
TD11:46Andrew Huck 19 Yd Run (David Lang Kick) 1021
TD06:44James Mallory 5 Yd Run (Joe Izzo Kick) 1721
TD04:07Andrew Huck 7 Yd Run (David Lang Kick) 1728
TD01:55Eric Richardson 2 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 2328