NEW YORK -- Cameron Nash scored three touchdowns in overtime, making a swift cutback at the line of scrimmage to score the winning points standing up in the fourth overtime as Central Connecticut battled past Wagner 51-45 Saturday night.
Nash scored from the 2 after Jarrod Cann ended Wagner's chance at the start of the fourth overtime with an interception in the end zone. The Blue Devils (4-3, 2-0 Northeast Conference) gave up a 20-point lead in regulation but held on to win the marathon contest in OT for their fourth-straight victory. Tymir Hinton scored on a 100-yard interception return to give Central Connecticut a 27-7 lead about five minutes before halftime.
Wagner (2-5, 0-3) held the Blue Devils scoreless for the last 33 minutes of regulation while making up the 20-point gap, forging a tie when Myron Morris picked off Jake Dolegala and returned it 39 yards to knot the game at 27 early in the fourth quarter.
Massei was 27-for-50 for 322 yards and three TDs. Nash gained 104 yards on 24 carries.
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Ryquell Armstead ran for 108 yards and a touchdown, the Temple defense scored on two of its five turnovers and the Owls beat Tulsa 31-17 on Thursday night in an American Athletic Conference opener for both teams.
Tulsa QB Luke Skipper is stripped from behind by Temple's Sam Franklin and teammate Chapelle Russell recovers it to seal the win.
Tulsa's Corey Taylor II runs in a five-yard touchdown to shrink Tulsa's deficit to 28-17.
Down 28-10 early in the fourth, Cooper Edmiston intercepts Temple QB Anthony Russo to begin a Tulsa scoring drive.
Tulsa QB Luke Skipper is stripped and sacked by DE Quincy Roche who recovers the fumble and scores a 50-yard touchdown.
Anthony Russo connects with Randle Jones on a 41-yard gain and later tucks it and runs for a 1-yard touchdown and a Temple lead.
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