AMHERST, Mass. -- — Kasim Hill threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more and FCS-member Rhode Island picked up its second-ever win over a FBS school with a 35-22 win over UMass on Saturday.
It was the 89th meeting between the schools, dating to 1903, but the first time they've played since 2011 when the Minutemen began the transition up. The Rams beat UConn for its other FBS win on Nov. 11, 2000.
Hill's fourth score, a 2-yard run that capped an 80-yard drive, and Jaylen Smith's 72-yard burst in the in the third quarter broke the game open as the Rams (6-3) went up 35-16.