Two second-quarter touchdowns powered the UBC Thunderbirds to a 29-25 victory over the U of S Huskies in Saskatoon.
Saskatchewan rallied to score 23 points in the final quarter, but that was as close as they would get.
Though the score could have read much different. Kyle Siemens hit Chad Braun for a touchdown pass in the dying seconds of the game, but an illegal block call on Saskatchewan took away the score.
“I’m still waiting for an interpretation on exactly what was seen there,” said head coach Scott Flory. “It’s hard to face your team we won a football game so it’s hard.”
UBC’s Michael O’Connor threw for 466 yards and three touchdowns, while running in for a major of his own. The Thunderbirds put up 500 yards of total offense.
Kyle Siemens had three fourth-quarter touchdown throws to go with 310 yards and two interceptions. Other than forcing a first-quarter safety, the Huskies did not score a point until the final quarter.
With the loss, the Huskies are losers of four straight games and sit 2-4 with two games left on the season.
They visit Alberta on Saturday, Oct. 21.