Scores

Final

Massachusetts 34

(6-5, 3-3 away)

Rhode Island 37

(5-6, 4-1 home)

12:30 PM ET, November 20, 2010

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
UMASS 7 7 14 634
URI 3 10 7 1737

Top Performers

Passing: K. Havens (UMASS) - 373 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Hernandez (UMASS) - 26 CAR, 124 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: A. Nelson (UMASS) - 4 REC, 129 YDS, 1 TD

Rhode Island 37, Massachusetts 34

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Steve Probst threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Johnson-Farrell with 1:10 left to play, helping Rhode Island defeat Massachusetts 37-34 in a Colonial Athletic Association game Saturday.

The defeat might have dealt a crushing blow to the Minutemen's hope of making it into the 20-team Football Championship Subdivision field to be announced Sunday morning. Massachusetts (6-5, 4-4) got 373 yards and two touchdowns passing out of Kyle Havens, but the Rams (5-6, 4-4) got season-high-tying three touchdown passes from Probst, who ran for another.

Deontray Johnson began the game-winning drive with a 48-yard kickoff return, putting the Rams at the UMass 46-yard line. Johnson-Farrell caught a 21-yard pass that advanced the Rams to the 9, setting up a first-and-goal. The Rams converted on fourth-and-goal from the 3 as Probst hit Johnson-Farrell in the right corner of the end zone.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UMASS
URI
1st Downs2824
Total Yards506394
Passing373200
Rushing133194
Penalties8-868-71
3rd Down Conversions5-154-15
4th Down Conversions1-41-1
Turnovers20
Possession30:5029:10

Passing Leaders

MassachusettsC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Havens25/423738.921
Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Probst17/392005.130

Rushing Leaders

MassachusettsCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hernandez261244.8230
Griffin10272.7011
Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ferrer171257.4015
Probst17673.9111

Receiving Leaders

MassachusettsRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nelson412932.3158
Talley910912.1020
Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson-Farrell88911.1121
Baskerville46817.0125

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUMASSURI
FG11:30Louis Feinstein 34 Yd 03
TD07:43Dan Sheeran 4 Yd Pass From Kyle Havens (Caleb Violette Kick) 73
SECOND QUARTERUMASSURI
TD04:06Anthony Nelson 30 Yd Pass From Kyle Havens (Caleb Violette Kick) 143
FG02:27Louis Feinstein 45 Yd 146
TD01:20Anthony Ferrer 9 Yd Pass From Steve Probst (Louis Feinstein Kick) 1413
THIRD QUARTERUMASSURI
TD12:30Anthony Baskerville 25 Yd Pass From Steve Probst (Louis Feinstein Kick) 1420
TD12:05Kyle Havens 2 Yd Run (Caleb Violette Kick) 2120
TD01:05Jonathan Hernandez 30 Yd Run (Caleb Violette Kick) 2820
FOURTH QUARTERUMASSURI
FG13:17Louis Feinstein 27 Yd 2823
TD06:34Steve Probst 4 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2829
TD03:32Jonathan Hernandez 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3429
TD01:10Brandon Johnson-Farrell 3 Yd Pass From Steve Probst (Steve Probst Pass To Tom Lang For Two-Point Conversion) 3437