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COL FB: Rutgers 28, Army 7

Nov. 10, 2012 at 3:42 PM

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- A pair of touchdown catches by Brandon Coleman powered No. 20 Rutgers past turnover-plagued Army 28-7 Saturday.

Coleman caught a 31-yard TD pass on an option from running back Jawan Jamison in the fourth quarter to give the Scarlet Knights (8-1) the lead and set them on their way to a win that put them atop the Big East standings.

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Coleman finished with three receptions for 53 yards and two touchdowns. Jamison carried 22 times for 90 yards. Quarterback Gary Nova completed 14-of-17 passes for 123 yards and one touchdown.

Trent Steelman ran the ball 26 times for 102 yards and a touchdown for Army (2-8). Steelman also completed 7-of-17 passes for 55 yards.

Army outgained Rutgers in total yardage 337-252 but lost three fumbles.

Rutgers scored three times in the final period after the two sides had battled to a 7-7 tie.

After Coleman's tie-breaking 31-yard TD reception, the Scarlet Knights added a 2-yard scoring run by Savon Huggins and a 73-yard fumble runback by Duron Harmon with 40 seconds left to play.

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