UConn QB Box to miss W. Virginia game; Frazer back in as starter

Quarterback Mike Box, who suffered a concussion during the third quarter of last week's 26-0 loss at Louisville, has been ruled out of Friday's Big East Conference game against West Virginia.

Box, a redshirt freshman from Suwanee, Ga., made his first career start against the Cardinals, completing 4 of 12 passes for 35 yards and an interception. With Box unable to play against the Mountaineers (8 p.m., ESPN2), senior Zach Frazer will return to the starting lineup and will likely be backed up by a walk-on, sophomore Johnny McEntee.

The Huskies will also be without return specialist Nick Williams (upper extremity) and three key reserves - offensive tackle Jimmy Bennett (arm), safety Kajuan Dabney (head) and tailback D.J. Shoemate (head). Tailback/return specialist Robbie Frey (leg) and starting safety Mike Lang (upper extremity) are listed as probable.

- Chuck Banning


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