PROVO, Utah -- Tanner Mangum was 35 of 53 for 365 yards and connected with Mitch Mathews for two fourth-quarter touchdowns to help BYU beat UConn 30-13 on Friday night.
BYU led 13-10 when Bronson Kaufusi intercepted Bryant Shirreffs' pass under pressure. On the Cougars' next play, Mangum found Mathews for a 20-10 lead. UConn answered with a field goal, but BYU recovered the onside kick and, six plays later, Mathews scored again.
BYU turned it over three times but outgained UConn 539 to 230.
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Mathews finished with eight catches for 78 yards for BYU (3-2). Terenn Houk added 129 receiving yards and Mitchell Juergens had 10 catches.
Francis Bernard powered in a short touchdown run on the first possession of the game. UConn tied it late in the first half on Shirreffs' play-action pass to Arkeel Newsome for 30 yards.
Shirreffs had one touchdown and two interceptions for UConn (2-3).