Central Connecticut State tops Bryant 35-33 in shootout
MANSFIELD, Conn. (AP) Cameron Nash had 104 yards receiving, 102 in kickoff returns, 90 rushing and a touchdown to lift Central Connecticut State past Bryant in a 35-33 comeback win Saturday.
The Blue Devils (2-4, 1-1 Northeast Conference) overcame a 20-7 third quarter deficit. Devon Lofton’s 4-yard run put the Blue Devils on top for good with 2:15 left.
Bryant’s Ricardo McCray ran for 174 yards on 19 carries and two touchdowns. His 45-yard score came with 4:47 left give his team a 33-29 lead. McCray had a 49-yard scoring dash minutes before that to give the Bulldogs a 26-21 lead.
Between McCray’s scoring runs, Tavion Pauldo completed an 84-yard scoring pass Nash to put the Blue Devils up 29-26. Pauldo was 15 for 21 for 245 yards, two touchdowns and an interception.
Dalton Easton for Bryant (2-3, 0-1) completed 20 of 39 attempts with 228 yards passing, two touchdowns and an interception.