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South Carolina State Bulldogs (4-5)


Fumble recovery gives South Carolina State 21-17 victory

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Duane Nichols' fourth-quarter fumble recovery in the end zone with 8:42 remaining gave South Carolina State a 21-17 victory over Savannah State on Saturday for the Bulldogs' fourth straight victory.

The Bulldogs (5-5, 4-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who have won five of their last six games, take on North Carolina Central in a regular-season finale next Saturday. The Tigers (2-8, 1-6) played their final game and are dropping to Division II next season.

Savannah State had a 17-7 halftime lead after touchdown runs of 2 and 9 yards by D'vonn Gibbons and a 26-yard field goal by Giovanni Lugo.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Nick986
Passing TDs: T. Nick3
Rushing Yards: T. Nick794
Rushing TDs: T. Nick10
Receiving Yards: D. Burroughs271
Receiving TDs: D. Burroughs2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2018
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Georgia Southern L 6 - 37
9/8 at 19 UCF L 0 - 38
9/22 vs. Norfolk State L 7 - 17
9/27 at North Carolina A&T L 16 - 31
10/6 at Morgan State W 21 - 18
10/13 vs. Bethune-Cookman L 26 - 28
10/20 vs. Delaware State W 30 - 19
10/27 at Howard W 27 - 21
11/10 at Florida A&M W 44 - 21
11/17 vs. Savannah State W 21 - 17
11/24 vs. North Carolina Central 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
12 North Carolina A&T 6-1 9-2
Bethune-Cookman 5-2 7-5
Florida A&M 5-2 6-5
South Carolina State 4-2 5-5
Howard 4-3 4-6
Morgan State 3-4 4-7
North Carolina Central 2-4 4-6
Norfolk State 2-5 4-6
Delaware State 2-5 3-8
Savannah State 1-6 2-8
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 2810 (110)
Passing Yards: 1032 (120)
Rushing Yards: 1778 (43)
Points per game: 19.7 (105)
Yards per game: 312.2 (104)
Touchdowns: 21 (104)
Field Goals: 5 (93)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3758 (60)
Passing Yards: 1716 (13)
Rushing Yards: 2042 (93)
Points per game: 25.6 (45)
Yards per game: 417.6 (76)
Touchdowns: 29 (40)
Field Goals: 7 (32)
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