DURHAM,N.H. — Trevor Knight and Neil O’Connor hooked up for 154 yards and three touchdowns, Evan Gray rushed for a pair more and New Hampshire defeated Bryant 45-17 on Saturday night.

Knight finished 17-for-29 for 318 yards and all three TDs to O’Connor, who made seven catches for 154 yards. Gray rushed for 98 yards on 11 carries. The Wildcats (4-1) came in ranked No. 14 in the FCS coaches’ poll and are one of four teams unbeaten in the Colonial Athletic Association.

Bryant (2-3), playing New Hampshire for the first time, piled up 427 yards of offense, scored on three drives in the second quarter, trailing 31-17 at the half, but could never catch up after New Hampshire’s quick start. Price Wilson, 348 yards passing, brought Bryant to the 4, hoping to answer a Wildcat touchdown, but he was sacked twice, New Hampshire took over and marched 78 yards to score the game’s final TD in nine plays.


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