Savannah State Tigers (2-7)


NC A&T trio helps Aggies run past Savannah State 28-12

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) Marquell Cartwright, Kylil Carter and Jeremiah Martin combined to rush for 280 yards and three touchdowns, carrying North Carolina A&T to a 28-12 victory over Savannah State on Saturday.

Cartwright finished with 117 yards on 11 carries, including a 14-yard TD run in the second quarter, for the Aggies (8-2, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Carter rushed 14 times for 93 yards and that included a 27-yard TD run to cap the scoring in the fourth quarter after the Tigers (2-7, 1-5) pulled within 21-12 on D'Vonn Gibbons 4-yard TD toss to tight end Steven Hagan with 6:14 left to play. Martin tallied 70 yards on 11 rushes with an 11-yard scoring run in the first quarter. Carter added a 10-yard TD toss to Zachary Leslie with 39 seconds left in the second quarter for a 21-0 halftime lead.

Both teams struggled on third downs. The Aggies converted just 3 of 11 tries, while Savannah State was 2 of 14. The two teams combined for just 198 passing yards.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: D. Gibbons714
Passing TDs: D. Gibbons5
Rushing Yards: D. Gibbons417
Rushing TDs: J. McCloud4
Receiving Yards: T. Pratt170
Receiving TDs: P. Baker2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/30 at UAB L 0 - 52
9/8 at 22 Miami (FL) L 0 - 77
9/15 at Howard Cancelled
9/22 at Florida A&M L 13 - 31
9/29 vs. Bethune-Cookman L 20 - 35
10/6 vs. Charleston Southern W 23 - 3
10/13 vs. Morgan State L 11 - 18
10/27 vs. Norfolk State W 32 - 3
11/3 at Delaware State L 6 - 25
11/10 vs. North Carolina A&T L 12 - 28
11/17 at South Carolina State 10:30 PT11:30 MT12:30 CT1:30 ET6:30 GMT2:30 北京时间11:30 MST12:30 CST1:30 EST
Mid-Eastern Athletic
  Conference Overall
Florida A&M 5-1 6-4
12 North Carolina A&T 5-1 8-2
Bethune-Cookman 4-2 6-5
South Carolina State 3-2 4-5
Howard 4-3 4-5
North Carolina Central 2-3 4-5
Norfolk State 2-4 4-5
Morgan State 2-4 3-7
Delaware State 2-5 2-8
Savannah State 1-5 2-7
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2154 (125)
Passing Yards: 904 (121)
Rushing Yards: 1250 (90)
Points per game: 13.0 (125)
Yards per game: 239.3 (124)
Touchdowns: 15 (121)
Field Goals: 2 (122)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3049 (19)
Passing Yards: 1355 (6)
Rushing Yards: 1694 (65)
Points per game: 30.2 (74)
Yards per game: 338.8 (30)
Touchdowns: 33 (63)
Field Goals: 8 (59)
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