NC A&T crushes Savannah State

Associated PressNovember 16, 2013 

— Tarik Cohn and Ricky Lewis ran for two touchdowns apiece as North Carolina A&T rolled to a 41-14 win over Savannah State on Saturday.

Cohen had two of his scores, including a 49-yarder, in the first half as the Aggies (6-4, 3-4 MEAC) raced to a 35-0 lead.

Old Dominion 42, Campbell 14: NORFOLK, Va. (AP) – Taylor Heinicke threw three touchdown passes and teammates Antonio Vaughan and Larry Pinkard each finished with over 150 yards receiving.

Vaughan caught eight passes for 171 yards. Pinkard caught six passes for 156 yards with the longest reception being a game-high 74 yards for the Monarchs (8-3). David Washington threw a 64-yard touchdown pass to Vaughan with 5:13 left in the fourth quarter for the final score of the game. Heinicke was 23 of 29 for 341 yards passing, after averaging 355.1 yards passing per game.

N.C. Central 24, Norfolk State 13: Andre Clarke rushed for 93 yards and a touchdown as North Carolina Central rallied to beat Norfolk State.

Quarterback Jordan Reid scored the first Eagles touchdown in the first quarter on a 1-yard rush after driving 70 yards in 12 plays. He was 8 of 16 for 103 yards passing on the day.

Georgia Southern 38, Elon 20: Kevin Ellison rushed for 163 yards on 14 carries. Ellison, who ran for two touchdowns, also threw for 104 yards.

Elon (2-8, 1-6 Southern Conference) took an early lead on two John Gallagher field goals. That changed quickly when Ellison broke for a 53-yard touchdown run to give Georgia Southern (6-4, 4-4) a 7-6 lead with 2:09 remaining in the first. The Eagles extended that to 17-6 at the half on an Irving Huggins score, from 2 yards out, and a Koo Younghoe field goal. Huggins had three touchdowns and 67 yards rushing.

Coastal Carolina 46, Presbyterian 13: Lorenzo Taliaferro rushed for 132 yards and two touchdowns as Coastal Carolina easily defeated Presbyterian.

Coastal Carolina (10-1, 4-1 Big South) rushed for 410 yards. Brian Kass had 68 yards on seven carries and Travis Small had 61 and a score. Matt Hazel caught seven balls for 119 yards and became the school’s career receptions leader.

The Citadel 31, VMI 10: Ben Dupree passed for just 55 yards but scrambled for 109 on the ground, including three touchdowns.

Dupree got help from Dalton Trevino, who punched in the final touchdown on an 8-yard run, and from Thomas Warren, who kicked a 34-yard field goal. The Bulldogs (5-6, 4-4 Southern) put the game away with 24 unanswered points, 21 of which came in the fourth quarter.

Gardner-Webb 27, Charleston Southern 10: Lucas Beatty threw for a touchdown and Jordan Day nailed three field goals as Gardner-Webb defeated Charleston Southern.

Furman 32, Western Carolina 20: Ray Early kicked six field goals to help Furman defeat Western Carolina.

Early hit from 48 yards – his longest of the day – on the opening Furman drive and would kick three more for a 12-0 lead that held until midway through the second quarter.

Lenoir-Rhyne 48, Catawba 15: Lenoir-Rhyne (10-1, 7-0) won its 10th consecutive game with a triumph over Catawba (6-5, 3-4) in a South Atlantic Conference contest.

L-R, ranked No. 14 in NCAA Division II, rushed for 445 yards on the day while senior halfback Graham Duncan scored on a pair of 10-yard touchdown runs.

Tusculum 49, Mars Hill 42: Tusculum’s Bo Cordell set an NCAA Division II record for career total offense in his final college game Saturday while throwing for 569 yards in a 49-42 victory over Mars Hill.

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