WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Kyle Frazier threw three touchdowns and passed for 264 yards to help Monmouth beat Rhode Island 41-6 on Saturday.
Frazier's first half touchdowns, one for eight yards to Kwabena Asante, and a 25-yard pass to Michael McLafferty led Monmouth (1-1) to a 24-3 halftime lead. Frazier completed 18-of-28 passes with no interceptions.
Rhode Island scored just three points in the second half of its season opener, as the Hawks' defense dominated.
Monmouth allowed less than 200 yards of total offense and forced three turnovers, two fumbles and an interception.
The loss marks Rhode Island's eighth straight road loss dating back to October 30, 2010.
Monmouth, meanwhile, snapped an eight-game home losing streak.
A UCLA football player was suspended indefinitely Friday after he was arrested on suspicion of rape.
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Appalachian State's board of trustees has approved a five-year contract for third-year football coach Scott Satterfield, who guided the Mountaineers through the transition from FCS to FBS.
Florida State running back Mario Pender has been released from the hospital but could be given a medical redshirt if he cannot return to the field this season.
The University of Wisconsin agreed to a 10-year deal with Under Armour on Friday worth a total of $96 million in cash and the retail value of products received.