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Villanova rolls past Rhode Island 36-7

Oct 25, 2009 - 12:54 AM VILLANOVA, Pa.(AP) -- Matt Szczur ran for a touchdown and threw for one to lead Villanova to a 36-7 victory over Rhode Island on Saturday, giving coach Andy Talley his 200th career victory.

The Wildcats (7-1, 4-1 Colonial Athletic Association) rushed for 376 yards behind Chris Whitney, who had 124 yards on 17 carries and Aaron Ball, who added 99 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. It was the third time Villanova has rushed for 300 or more yards in a game.

Villanova had 500 yards of offense.

Talley is 200-120-2 in his 30th season. He was 28-18-1 in five seasons at St. Lawrence and is 172-102-1 since arriving at Villanova in 1985.

Szczur scored on a 1-yard run and threw a 3-yard touchdown pass to Mikey Reynolds to help Villanova build a 21-0 lead.

Rhode Island (1-6, 0-4) scored when Chris Paul-Etienne hit Ty Bynum on a 7-yard touchdown pass with 9:59 left in the third quarter.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 0 7 0 7
    VILLANOVA 7 14 7 8 36 FINAL

    Rhode Island 7, Villanova 36  FinalOct 24 6:24 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 0 7 7
    VILLANOVA 7 14 7 28 END, 3RD QTR

    Rhode Island 7, Villanova 28  End of 3rdOct 24 5:44 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 0 0
    VILLANOVA 7 14 21 HALFTIME

    Rhode Island 0, Villanova 21  HalfOct 24 4:58 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    RHODE ISLAND 0 0
    VILLANOVA 7 7 END, 1ST QTR

    Rhode Island 0, Villanova 7  End of 1stOct 24 4:13 PM