Watkins leads Villanova to 24-10 victory over Hampton

Oct 29, 2022, 2:51 AM | Updated: 2:52 pm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Quarterback Connor Watkins had 291 total yards with two long scoring runs and Villanova defeated Hampton 24-10 on Saturday.

Watkins scored on a 75-yard run in the first quarter and capped the scoring with a 30-yard run in the fourth. Watkins finished with 130 yards on 11 carries and TD Ayo-Durojaiye added 112 yards for the Wildcats, who totaled 261 yards on the ground and 422 total yards.

Watkins passed for 161 yards, going 14-of-31 with a touchdown and an interception for Villanova (5-3, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association).

Hampton managed only 163 yards and seven first downs. Malcolm Mays went 14-of-24 passing for 137 yards and the Pirates (4-4, 1-4) had just 26 net rushing yards.

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