Head Coaches Can Be Impatient, Too ... And it can hurt. Points were hard to come by, and head coach Paul Pasqualoni was trying to make something, anything happen. But in the end, the decision to run a fake reverse pass to start the fourth quarter, down 10-0, didn't work out. UConn was moving the ball well on the drive, which was ultimately killed when Brandon Bishop intercepted Whitmer, his third pick of the day, at the N.C. State 23. "It seemed like every time we got something going, something happened," Pasqualoni said. "It just seemed like we got a play ¿ I got a little impatient on the fake reverse pass. I thought that the way the safeties were supporting, we could get the receiver behind him off the reverse pass. We've gotta use better judgment and not throw that ball, but I got a little impatient on that one. It just seemed like every time we got a play there was a procedure penalty [offensive tackle Kevin Friend got called for two], something happened. It was almost like immediately afterward. It was just so frustrating not to be able to get things going."
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