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November 23, 2013

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UNH upsets Maine, awaits fate

DURHAM, N.H. — Nico Steriti rushed 18 times for 139 yards, highlighted by a 68-yard touchdown run, and the 21st-ranked University of New Hampshire football handed No. 4 Maine its first CAA loss of the season, 24-3, before a crowd of 10,333 at Cowell Stadium yesterday afternoon.

UNH, which defeated Maine for the 10th time in 11 seasons, won for the sixth time in seven games to finish the regular season at 7-4, 6-2 in the CAA. The Black Bears fell to 10-2, 7-1.

New Hampshire seized a 7-0 lead with 7:02 remaining in the first quarter when former Phillips Academy QB Andy Vailas (8-for-15, 76 yards, TD) rolled right and connected with tight end Jordan Powell on a 5-yard throwback to the left side of the end zone.

Steriti’s 68-yard dash down the right sideline — New Hampshire’s longest play from scrimmage this season — gave the ‘Cats a 24-3 lead and made the junior running back the ninth player in school history to eclipse 2,000 career rushing yards (2,117).

UNH will learn if it will it will qualify for the NCAA Division I playoffs for a nation-leading 10th straight season during the 2013 NCAA D-I Football Championship Selection Show today at 11:30 a.m. (ESPNU).

UMass thumped again

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. — Central Michigan scored 20 points in the second quarter en route to an 37-0 win over the UMass football team yesterday afternoon. While the Minutemen (1-10, 1-6 MAC) were able to slow the Chippewas running game, it was Titus Davis’ two touchdown receptions and 154 receiving yards that changed the game early.

The game started with Central Michigan (5-6, 4-3 MAC) marching 75 yards on eight plays.

Harvard clips Yale

NEW HAVEN — Paul Stanton scored four touchdowns to tie a record for the 138-year history of The Game, and Harvard beat Yale 34-7 — the seventh consecutive victory for the Crimson against their longtime rivals.

Stanton ran for two TDs and caught two in the first half to help Harvard (9-1, 6-1 Ivy League) stay alive in the conference championship race. The Crimson earned a share when Dartmouth beat Princeton (8-2, 6-1) later yesterday, 28-24.

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