Final 1 2 3 4 Tot
10 15 0 3 28
0 13 7 6 26
11:00 AM PT12:00 PM MT1:00 PM CT2:00 PM ET6:00 PM GMT2:00 AM 北京时间11:00 AM MST1:00 PM EST, Oct. 13, 2018
Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium, Orangeburg, South Carolina  Attendance: 0

Fumble recovery in end zone helps Bethune-Cookman win 28-26

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Akevious Williams scored two touchdowns, Tydarius Peters forced a fumble on the conversion and Bethune-Cookman defeated South Carolina State 28-26 Saturday, for its third straight win.

The Wildcats (4-3, 2-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic) saw their early 19-point lead get whittled down to two when SC State's Tyrece Nick broke in from the 1 with 2:32 left in the game. Peters tackled Nick behind the line during the conversion, forcing the fumble. Todney Evans recovered to preserve the win for Bethune-Cookman, which ran out the clock.

Williams rushed for a career-high 110 yards on 10 carries. Trevor Merritt returned an interception 42 yards to give Bethune-Cookman a 10-0 lead, his second pick-6 in as many games.

After SC State cut that to 10-6, Kennedy Ndukwe picked up a fumbled snap during the point-after try and returned it the length of the field for a 12-6 BCU lead.

Nick passed for 159 yards with a TD and rushed for 129 more and two TDs.

Updated October 13, 2018

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