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Rutgers lets golden opportunity slip

Inaccuracy plagues Savage as Scarlet Knights suffer disappointing loss to Tar Heels

Updated: September 26, 2010, 2:11 AM ET
By Kieran Darcy | ESPNNewYork.com

PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- The Rutgers Scarlet Knights squandered a golden opportunity Saturday against the North Carolina Tar Heels.

Starting quarterback Tom Savage suffered bruised ribs, and perhaps a bruised ego, in the process.

Savage took a big hit late in the first half and missed the first series of the second half while team doctors examined him in the locker room. He returned after that and led his team on a potential game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter. ...

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