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FAMU holds on for victory

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Published:   |   Updated: March 21, 2013 at 06:01 AM

John Williams intercepted a North Carolina A&T pass in the end zone on the final play of the game to preserve Florida A&M's 26-20 win on Saturday.

The Aggies drove from their own 7 to the Florida A&M 39 before Lewis Kindle's pass was intercepted as time expired.

Trevor Scott kicked two field goals in the second half and four in the game as the Rattlers (6-3, 4-2 MEAC) broke a 20-20 halftime tie. Scott was good from 40 yards in the third quarter and from 33 yards with 4:41 remaining in the game.

Damien Fleming passed for 254 yards and two touchdowns for Florida A&M, which has won three in a row.

B-CU 49,


Bethune-Cookman scored five straight touchdowns in routing Morgan State.

Trailing 10-7 midway through the second quarter, Bethune-Cookman (6-3, 4-2 MEAC) used three different rushers to rattle off 35 straight points in 22:43. During the span, Johnathan Moment scored on runs of 28 and 3 yards, Jackie Wilson scored from 4 yards and 45 yards, and Isidore Jackson capped off the scoring burst with a 21-yard run to give Bethune-Cookman a 42-10 fourth-quarter lead.

Jackson led B-CU with 93 yards and a touchdown on 20 carries. Moment added 78 yards and two touchdowns, and Wilson had 74 yards and three touchdowns on 12 carries.



Casey Tinius hit a 34-yard field goal as time expired and Western Kentucky beat Florida International for its fifth win in a row.

The Hilltoppers (5-4, 5-1 Sun Belt) overcame three kicking blunders before Tinius hit the winner, including a blocked kick, a botched snap and a missed field goal by Jesse Roy.

Tinius had missed seven straight attempts heading into the game.

Jack Griffin went 3 of 3 on field goals for FIU, including a 43-yarder that gave the Golden Panthers (5-4, 2-3) a 9-7 lead on the first play of the fourth quarter.


FAU 21

Ryan Aplin ran for four touchdowns and passed for one as Arkansas State beat Florida Atlantic.

Aplin was 24-for-37 for 244 yards passing, while rushing for 49 yards as Arkansas State (7-2, 5-0 Sun Belt) maintained first place in the conference.

Graham Wilbert was 16-for-24 for 147 yards passing and Alfred Morris carried 19 times for 163 yards and two touchdowns, but FAU (0-8, 0-5) stretched its losing streak to 11 games, dating to last season.



Josh McGregor threw for 249 yards and three touchdowns for Jacksonville (6-3, 5-1 Pioneer League), but he was intercepted four times. Turnovers set up Drake's tying and go-ahead touchdowns in the fourth quarter.

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