No. 20 Rutgers 28, Army 7: Brandon Coleman reeled in his second touchdown reception to snap a tie with 8:49 remaining in the fourth quarter as the 20th-ranked Scarlet Knights defeated the visiting Cadets for the ninth straight time.
After a defensive struggle, Rutgers (8-1) capitalized on Army's 9-yard punt with just over 10 minutes left, which gave it excellent field position at the Cadets' 45-yard line. Four players later, quarterback Gary Nova, who was 14-for-17 for 123 yards, found Coleman down the sideline for a 31-yard scoring strike to give the Scarlet Knights a 14-7 advantage.
Rutgers doubled the lead with 6:28 remaining after taking advantage of a botched snap on a punt. Savon Huggins scored two plays later and the Scarlet Knights sealed the victory when defensive back Duron Harmon returned a fumble 73 yards for a score.
Quarterback Trent Steelman had a 1-yard touchdown run to cap a 16-play drive in the first quarter for Army (2-8), which suffered its 10th straight road setback.
The Scarlet Knights tied the game at 7-7 after Nova sent the ball to Jawan Jamison, who in turn found Coleman in the end zone for a 16-yard score to cap an 11-play, 74-yard drive. Jamison also led Rutgers with 90 yards on 22 carries.
GAME NOTEBOOK: Rutgers sported an American flag-themed helmet for the contest. ... Army last defeated the Scarlet Knights on Oct. 18, 1997, with a 37-35 home triumph. ... Jamison has recorded a passing, rushing and receiving touchdown this season. ... Rutgers will play its final three games against Big East foes, all in a 13-day stretch. The Scarlet Knights will play a pivotal season finale versus Louisville.