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Sports Minute: Here is the latest New England sports news from The Associated Press

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EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Grant Hedrick threw two touchdowns to Matt Miller and caught one from the senior receiver on a trick play as Boise State beat UConn 38-21 today. Boise State also got two touchdowns from its defense, which held UConn to 48 yards rushing and sacked the Huskies quarterbacks eight times.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Ralph Webb scored on a 4-yard run with 1:08 remaining to give Vanderbilt a come-from-behind 34-31 win over Massachusetts today. The winning score was set up on a 36-yard completion from Patton Robinette to C.J. Duncan. Vanderbilt trailed by as many as 11 in the second half and scored 14 unanswered points in the final quarter to earn the win.

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - Peter Pujals threw two TD passes today and the Holy Cross defense made a key fourth-quarter stand to beat CCSU 20-7. The Blue Devils had the ball on the Crusaders' 6-yard line to start the fourth quarter but were pushed back, then missed a 24-yard field goal try.

SMITHFIELD, R.I. (AP) - Dalton Easton threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Chad Ward late in the fourth quarter and Bryant edged past Maine 13-10 today. Easton threw a 41-yard pass to Ward to start a four play, 74-yard drive that would end with the Bulldogs' first touchdown - and first lead - with 2:04 left to play.

NEW YORK (AP) - Chase Edmonds set a school record for freshman with 231 yards, scoring four touchdowns in the process, as Fordham beat Rhode Island 54-7 today. Edmonds scored on runs of 16 and 10 yards in the first quarter, which propelled Fordham to a 17-0 lead at the half. In a 30-point third quarter, he had TD runs of 87 and 41 yards. The quarter also included a safety and a defensive score.



Boston (R.De La Rosa 4-6) at Kansas City (Guthrie 10-11), 7:10 p.m.


Southern Cal at Boston College, 8 p.m.


Montreal at New England, 7:30 p.m.

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