Bethune-Cookman Wildcats (4-3)


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.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: A. Williams1327
Passing TDs: A. Williams12
Rushing Yards: A. Williams330
Rushing TDs: A. Williams8
Receiving Yards: K. Mitchell344
Receiving TDs: K. Mitchell5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Tennessee State L 3 - 34
9/8 vs. Virginia-Lynchburg W 79 - 16
9/15 at Florida Atlantic L 28 - 49
9/22 vs. Howard L 35 - 41
9/29 at Savannah State W 35 - 20
10/6 vs. Mississippi Valley State W 41 - 27
10/13 at South Carolina State W 28 - 26
10/20 vs. North Carolina A&T 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
10/27 at Nebraska 9:00 PT10:00 MT11:00 CT12:00 ET4:00 GMT12:00 北京时间9:00 MST10:00 CST11:00 EST
11/3 at Morgan State 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
11/8 vs. North Carolina Central 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET12:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST6:00 CST7:00 EST
11/17 vs. Florida A&M 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
Mid-Eastern Athletic
  Conference Overall
Florida A&M 4-0 5-2
Howard 2-1 2-3
19 North Carolina A&T 2-1 5-2
Bethune-Cookman 2-1 4-3
Norfolk State 1-1 3-2
North Carolina Central 1-1 2-3
Morgan State 1-1 2-4
South Carolina State 1-2 1-5
Savannah State 0-3 1-5
Delaware State 0-3 0-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2727 (29)
Passing Yards: 1565 (40)
Rushing Yards: 1162 (35)
Points per game: 35.6 (17)
Yards per game: 389.6 (60)
Touchdowns: 28 (17)
Field Goals: 3 (90)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2615 (81)
Passing Yards: 1323 (56)
Rushing Yards: 1292 (97)
Points per game: 30.4 (70)
Yards per game: 373.6 (43)
Touchdowns: 28 (101)
Field Goals: 2 (8)
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