Before Young broke-out his 83-yard touchdown run against the Bulldogs, he first needed to be patient.
The Minutemen couldn’t complete fourth quarter rally in falling to second Southeastern Conference team this season.
The Minutemen were outscored 28-7 in the third quarter, as the Minutemen fell to the Bulldogs 47-35 at Gillette Stadium.
After an unimpressive road mark of 4-7 in the regular season, UMass has put together three consecutive road victories against NCAA tournament caliber teams to advance to the NIT semifinals.
The Minutemen overcame foul trouble, fatigue and a huge game from Arnett Moultrie to claim its first signature road victory of the season over Mississippi State in the first round of the NIT.