Sunday, September 25, 2016

Savannah State Surprises Bethune-Cookman in Overtime; Rundowns and Scores from EVERY HBCU Football Game From Sept. 24


Savannah State 16, Bethune-Cookman 10 (OT) - In one of the biggest surprises of the weekend, perennial doormat Savannah State (1-2, 1-0 MEAC) got a 9-yard touchdown run from Cantrell Frazier in overtime to give them their first year in nearly a year and their first win in 16 tries against suddenly struggling Bethune-Cookman (0-3, 0-1 MEAC), last years conference co-champion. Bethune-Cookman needed a fourth quarter touchdown run from quarterback Akevious Williams to tie the game. SSU's Darrell Bonner intercepted a Williams pass to end BCU's overtime drive.  SSU then went on to score.  Tupac Isme led BCU with 91 yards rushing while Savannah State's Marquis Smith had 12 tackles, forced two fumbles, had 1.5 sacks and had three tackles for losses.

Missouri 79, Delaware State 0 - Drew Lock threw five first half touchdowns, four of them to J'Mon Moore as FBS SEC Missouri  (2-2)  blew out Delaware State (0-3). Lock threw for 402 yards as Missouri piled up nearly 700 of offense.  Three Mizzou receivers had more than 100 yards receiving while Damerea Crockett rushed for 115 yards and two touchdowns. Delaware State eight first downs all day.

Morgan State 28, Howard 24 -

South Carolina State 48, Florida A&M 14 -

North Carolina Central 34, Norfolk State 31 -


Winston-Salem State 35, Virginia State 14 - Quarterback AJ Nocciolo threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as Winston-Salem State (2-2, 1-1 CIAA) got a big win over Virginia State (3-1, 0-1 CIAA). Te'Vaughn Hurse had a huge day as he rushed for 187 yards and a touchdown for WSSU, who led 21-0 early and cruised the rest of the way.  Trenton Cannon led VSU with 80 yards and a touchdown rushing.

Johnson C. Smith 31, Elizabeth City State 28 - Matias Lembrecht's 33-yard field goal with no time remaining lifted Johnson C. Smith (1-3, 1-0 CIAA) to the win over Elizabeth City State (1-3, 0-1 CIAA). Quarterback Harold Herbin, aided by two ECSU penalties, drove his team downfield with 1:29 remaining.  He threw for 39 yards and rushed for six on the final drive, setting up Lembrecht for the game-winning field goal. Quarterback Daquan Neal led ECSU with 224 yards and a touchdown passing while also rushing for another TD.

Virginia Union 22, Fayetteville State 16 -

Chowan 41, Livingtone 13 -

Bowie State 55, Shaw 13 -

St. Augustine's 35, Lincoln (Pa) 31 -


Jackson State 32, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 20 -

Prairie View A&M 56, Mississippi Valley State 21 -

Southern 59, Alabama A&M 31 -

Texas Southern 31, Alabama State 27 -


Tuskegee 38, Lane 7 - Kevin Lacey threw for 218 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 61 yards and another TD as Tuskegee (4-0, 1-0 SIAC) broke open a close game with 24-unanswered points to ease to the win over Lane 3-1, 0-1 SIAC) in an early battle of unbeaten teams. Lacey threw a TD pass and rushed for a score to put Tuskegee up 14-0 in the first quarter. Lane quarterback Marcus Reynolds threw a touchdown pass midway through the second quarter to pull within seven, but that was as close as they could get. Reynolds only had 66 yards passing while his running back, Marcus Holiday led Lane with 46 yards rushing. Tuskegee's Ladarell Petway had a big day as he caught a 54-yard TD pass from Lacey and returned a punt 64 yards for a touchdown.

Miles 31, Morehouse 7 - The Miles defense returned two interceptions for touchdowns and Devin Brown returned a punt 80 yards for a touchdown as Miles (2-1, 2-0 SIAC) defeated Morehouse (2-2, 1-1 SIAC).  David Whipple led Miles with 158 yards and touchdown passing while Jamarcus Nance rushed for 96 yards. David Smith had a big day for the Morehouse defense, with eight tackles, four for losses, a sack and a forced fumble.

Kentucky State 17, Central State 14 -

Benedict 28, Fort Valley State 14 -

West Georgia 27, Albany State 23 -

Clark Atlanta 37, Ave Maria 13 -


Truman State 37, Lincoln (Mo) 0 -


Point 23, Edward Waters 20 - Rashard Louie's 1-yard TD plunge with 1:49 remaining lifted Point (1-3) to a late win over Edward Waters (0-4).  Edward Waters had led by as much as 10 after Joey Williams' 45-yard fumble recovery of the second-half kickoff for a touchdown gave them a 20-10 lead. But the Point defense shut out EWC after that and came back with a Isiah Robinson touchdown run midway through the 3rd quarter.  Tyler Mahla led EWC with 130 yards passing and 68 yards rushing while Drew Kohn rushed for the other EWC touchdown.

Bloomsburg 54, Cheyney 14 - Lawrence Elliott Jr. rushed for three touchdowns and added a 65-yard punt return as Bloomsburg (3-1, 1-0 PSAC) rolled past Cheyney (1-3, 0-1 PSAC) in the conference opener for both teams. His two touchdowns in the second quarter keyed a 23-point 2nd quarter for the Wolves.  Erik Heller led Cheney with 85 yards rushing and a touchdown.

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