Canes use backup QB to defeat Cavaliers in 2019 at Miami Gardens

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Miami (Florida) Hurricanes shocked the No. 20 Virginia Cavaliers at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. The Hurricanes won 17-9 over the Cavaliers.

The Hurricanes used their backup quarterback in the contest to get the win.

Miami (Florida) Hurricanes quarterback N'Kosi Perry runs the ball against the Savannah State Tigers
N’Kosi Perry runs the ball against the Savannah State Tigers (Getty Images)

Miami (Florida) improved to 3-3 on the season. The team is now 1-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference.

Virginia fell to 4-2 on the season. The Cavaliers are now 2-1 in conference play.

The Hurricanes improved to 10-7 all-time in their series with the Cavaliers. They are now 6-2 at home in the series.

This is Miami’s first win in the series since the 2017 season. In that November contest, the Canes won 44-28.

Hurricanes N’Kosi Perry went 16 of 27 for 182 yards. He also threw one touchdown.

DeeJay Dallas had 13 carries for 63 yards. Perry also had nine carries for 18 yards and a touchdown.

K.J. Osborn had four receptions for 60 yards. Brevin Jordan had two receptions for 48 yards and Mark Pope had two receptions for 30 yards.

Dallas had two receptions for 14 yards and a touchdown.

Cavaliers quarterback Bryce Perkins went 25 of 42 for 252 yards.

Wayne Taulapapa had eight carries for 27 yards. Perkins had 17 carries for 27 yards.

Hasise Dubois had seven receptions for 93 yards. Terrell Jana had five receptions for 47 yards, while Tavares Kelly Jr. had two receptions for 35 yards. Joe Reed had five receptions for 33 yards.

The Hurricanes scored 10 second half points. Perry scored on a three-yard rushing touchdown.

Turner Davidson also made a 19-yard field goal attempt.

The Cavaliers scored six points in the second half. Delaney also made two field goals.

Miami scored seven first half points. Perry hit Dallas for a 17-yard touchdown reception.

Virginia scored three first half points. Delaney made a 25-yard field goal.

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