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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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