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Top 25: Connecticut 23, No. 19 Louisville 20 in 3 OTs
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Louisville, Ky. • Chad Christen's 30-yard field goal in the third overtime gave Connecticut a 23-20 upset of No. 19 Louisville on Saturday.

Blidi Wreh-Wilson set up the Huskies' winning score by intercepting Teddy Bridgewater's pass intended for DeVante Parker in the end zone. The Huskies ran three plays for 12 yards before Christen's second OT kick gave Connecticut (5-6, 2-4 Big East Conference) its second straight win.

Louisville (9-2, 4-2) dropped its second straight but still has a chance for a BCS bowl bid by beating first-place Rutgers (9-2, 5-1) on Thursday.

The Cardinals trailed 10-0 after three quarters and briefly lost Bridgewater with a left wrist injury before the sophomore returned to lead Louisville's fourth-quarter rally, which was capped by his 6-yard touchdown pass to Parker with 21 seconds remaining in regulation.

After trading field goals in the first overtime, Johnny McEntee put Connecticut ahead with a 3-yard touchdown pass to Shakim Phillips before Bridgewater's 25-yard TD pass to Parker. —

Top 25 football • Louisville will play for the Big East title Thursday.
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