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Oct 22, 2016; East Hartford, CT, USA; UCF Knights tight end Jordan Franks (15) drives the ball against Connecticut Huskies cornerback John Green (7) in the first half at Rentschler Field. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 22, 2016; East Hartford, CT, USA; UCF Knights tight end Jordan Franks (15) drives the ball against Connecticut Huskies cornerback John Green (7) in the first half at Rentschler Field. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

McKenzie Milton threw for a season-high 317 yards and three touchdowns to lead UCF to a 24-16 win over UConn.The freshman completed 29 of 45 passes and the Knights (4-3, 2-1 American) moved over the .500 mark by scoring 17 unanswered points and holding the Huskies (3-5, 1-4) scoreless in the second half.Arkeel Newsome ran 21 times for 101 yards and Noel Thomas had his fifth straight 100-yard receiving game for UConn, catching nine passes for 165 yards.

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Oct 15, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Connecticut Huskies running back Arkeel Newsome (22) runs for a first down past the diving South Florida Bulls safety Khalid McGee (21) during the second quarter of a football game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 15, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; Connecticut Huskies running back Arkeel Newsome (22) runs for a first down past the diving South Florida Bulls safety Khalid McGee (21) during the second quarter of a football game at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports

UCF visits UConn on Saturday for what may or may not be an annual rivalry game.UConn coach Bob Diaco received plenty of ridicule when he created a trophy for the series last year after the Huskies upset the Knights in 2014, handing UCF its only conference loss.

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Still smarting from a loss at Cincinnati, UConn put some distance on Central Florida and never was threatened.

Lazan Kromah scored 17 as did Shabazz Napier and five UConn players were in double figures in a 75-55 win in Orlando on Sunday night.

UConn improves to 18-5, 6-4 in the AAC and rebounded for a difficult loss at Cincinnati on Thursday.

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