Rhode Island beats Northeastern 29-14

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BROOKLINE, Mass. (AP)—Jimmy Hughes and Anthony Ferrer combined for 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns as Rhode Island defeated Northeastern 29-14 on Saturday.

Hughes rushed for 93 yards on 21 carries for Rhode Island (3-9, 1-7 Colonial Athletic Association), scoring on an 11-yard run early in the second half.

Ferrer rushed 10 times for 71 yards and scored on a 3-yard TD run with just over two minutes remaining in the game.

John Griffin scored two touchdowns and had 110 yards rushing on 18 carries for Northeastern (2-10, 1-7 CAA).

Rhode Island’s Derek Cassidy was 13-of-22 for 157 passing yards, while kicker Louis Feinstein had three field goals.

Northeastern’s Anthony Orio was just 5-of-17 for 47 yards and an interception.

Northeastern led 14-13 at halftime.

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