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Murphy runs for 124 yards, leads Army over UConn 34-17

The Huskies finish their season 6-6 and now await a decision on their bowl game bid.
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FILE - In this Sept. 7, 2019, file photo, Connecticut football helmet rests on the sideline during an NCAA college football game in East Hartford, Conn. UConn has canceled its 2020-2021 football season, becoming the first FBS program to suspend football because of the coronavirus pandemic.(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

WEST POINT, N.Y. — Braheam Murphy ran for 124 yards and a touchdown to lead Army to a 34-17 victory over UConn on Saturday.

Murphy ran along the left hashmark and bolted 75 yards untouched into the end zone to give Army a 20-17 lead midway through the third quarter. Quarterback Tyhier Tyler's 4-yard touchdown run stretched the Black Knights' lead to 27-17 late in the third.

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UConn's last possessions ended with two punts and two interceptions.

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Tyler attempted just one pass and finished with 70 yards rushing for Army (4-6). He scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth.

Victor Rosa rushed for 105 of his 111 yards in the first half and a touchdown for UConn (6-6).

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Army's Miles Stewart returned a blocked punt 19 yards into the end zone just two minutes into the game.


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