Here is how UConn Football‘s upcoming opponents fared this past weekend.
Tulsa (1-7) - Nov. 3
It’s been 378 days since Tulsa last beat an FBS opponent and Tulane made the Golden Hurricane wait longer with a 24-17 victory. The hosts were up 17-10 but the Green Wave scored 17 unanswered points. Tulsa only gained 315 yards, 180 of which were on passes from Seth Boomer, who was 12-of-26 passing with a touchdown. Boomer also ran for 33 yards while Keylon Stokes rushed for the Golden Hurricane’s other touchdown.
SMU (3-5) - Nov. 10
The Mustangs went back and forth with Cincinnati all afternoon, with the Bearcats forcing overtime on a 41-yard field goal as time expired. However, James Wiggins intercepted Ben Hicks for an 86-yard touchdown return to serve SMU a 26-20 loss. Hicks was strong otherwise, completing 22-of-43 passes for 328 yards and two touchdowns, though the Mustangs only gained 23 yards on the ground. The hosts hung in the game, despite being out-gained by over 100 yards and registering only 13 first downs.
ECU (2-5) - Nov. 17
The Pirates have the weekend off and will be hosting Memphis in their next game on November 3.
Temple (5-3) - Nov. 24
Temple is taking its bye this week and will be back in action on Thursday in Orlando, facing No. 10 UCF.