Scores

Final

Rhode Island 29

(3-9, 1-7 CAA)

Northeastern 14

(2-10, 1-7 null)

1:00 PM ET, November 22, 2008

1 2 3 4 T
URI 0 13 9 729
NE 7 7 0 014

Top Performers

Passing: D. Cassidy (URI) - 157 YDS

Rushing: J. Griffin (NE) - 18 CAR, 110 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Leonard (URI) - 4 REC, 48 YDS

Rhode Island 29, Northeastern 14

Associated Press

BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Jimmy Hughes and Anthony Ferrer combined for 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns as Rhode Island defeated Northeastern 29-14 on Saturday.

Hughes rushed for 93 yards on 21 carries for Rhode Island (3-9, 1-7 Colonial Athletic Association), scoring on an 11-yard run early in the second half.

Ferrer rushed 10 times for 71 yards and scored on a 3-yard TD run with just over two minutes remaining in the game.

John Griffin scored two touchdowns and had 110 yards rushing on 18 carries for Northeastern (2-10, 1-7 CAA).

Rhode Island's Derek Cassidy was 13-of-22 for 157 passing yards, while kicker Louis Feinstein had three field goals.

Northeastern's Anthony Orio was just 5-of-17 for 47 yards and an interception.

Northeastern led 14-13 at halftime.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
URI
NE
1st Downs2011
Total Yards368190
Passing15747
Rushing211143
Penalties7-665-60
3rd Down Conversions6-143-9
4th Down Conversions1-20-2
Turnovers01
Possession38:1421:46

Passing Leaders

Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Cassidy13/221577.100
NortheasternC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Orio5/17472.811

Rushing Leaders

Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hughes21934.4114
Ferrer10717.1117
NortheasternCARYDSAVGTDLG
Griffin181106.1116
Torres6183.005

Receiving Leaders

Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hughes34916.3034
Leonard44812.0019
NortheasternRECYDSAVGTDLG
Mandeville2147.0010
Plum11313.0013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERURINE
TD01:28John Griffin 8 Yd Run (Mat Johnson Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERURINE
TD07:50Brandon Johnson-Farrell 32 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Louis Feinstein Kick) 77
FG02:46Louis Feinstein 40 Yd 107
TD00:33John Griffin 11 Yd Pass From Anthony Orio (Mat Johnson Kick) 1014
FG00:00Louis Feinstein 42 Yd 1314
THIRD QUARTERURINE
TD11:31Jimmy Hughes 11 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1914
FG04:57Louis Feinstein 29 Yd 2214
FOURTH QUARTERURINE
TD02:17Anthony Ferrer 3 Yd Run (Louis Feinstein Kick) 2914