Priore throws for 4 TDs as Rhode Island rolls Brown 48-0

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Vito Priore threw for four touchdowns and Rhode Island rolled over Brown 48-0 in the 103rd meeting between the schools on Saturday afternoon.

Brown holds a substantial lead in the series with a 73-28-2 advantage. The margin is much tighter in the Governor's Cup series that started in 1981, with Brown holding a 19-18 edge.

Priore hit Aaron Parker on a 19-yard toss into the right corner of the end zone for a 10-0 lead early in the second quarter. Priore nailed Isaiah Coulter and Marven Beauvais on touchdown tosses of 25 and 44 yards to go up 27-0 at the half. Priore, who finished with 310 yards on 19-of-25 passing, hit Parker with another touchdown pass in the third for a 41-0 lead.

Parker finished with 108 receiving yards on six catches and Beauvais hauled in nine passes for 105 yards.

Nas Jones led the defense with seven tackles, including a sack.

Rhode Island (4-1) racked up 580 total yards while holding Brown (1-3) to just 127 total yards.

Michael McGovern led Brown, throwing for 101 yards.