Quick links:
 Latest Team Rankings
 Free Rivals Alerts
 Member Services
ShopMobileRadio RSSRivals.com Yahoo! Sports

November 8, 2008

MT jumps to early lead, holds on late

Game Ticker | box score

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.(AP) Joe Craddock passed for 216 yards and a touchdown to lead Middle Tennessee to a 24-21 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.

Craddock led the Blue Raiders (3-6, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference) on a 76-yard touchdown drive to open the game, capping it on a 15-yard pass to Eldred King.

Backup quarterback Dwight Dasher threw a 13-yard touchdown to Patrick Honeycutt with 2:11 remaining in the first quarter to give Middle Tennessee a 14-0 lead.

Kinsmon Lancaster, who was suspended for the first quarter for a violation of team rules, threw a pair of touchdowns for the Warhawks (2-7, 1-4). He completed 16-of-25 passes for 202 yards with an interception and ran for 126 yards.

Frank Goodin, who rushed for 88 yards, scored on a 15-yard run with 4:59 remaining in the first half to cut the lead to 17-7.

Louisiana-Monroe cut the lead to 17-14 with 4:33 left in the third quarter on Lancaster's 18-yard pass to Anthony McCall.

Phillip Tanner's 7-yard touchdown run with 11:55 remaining pushed Middle Tennessee's advantage to 24-14.

Lancaster led the Warhawks on a 72-yard scoring drive, capped by his 17-yard touchdown pass to Zeek Zacharie.

The Warhawks missed three field goals, including two from inside 40 yards.

Florida State NEWS


Latest Headlines:

Rivals.com is your source for: College Football | Football Recruiting | College Basketball | Basketball Recruiting | College Baseball | High School | College Merchandise
Site-specific editorial/photos Warchant.com. All rights reserved. This website is an officially and independently operated source of news and information not affiliated with any school or team.
About | Advertise with Us | Contact | Privacy Policy | About our Ads | Terms of Service | Copyright/IP policy | Yahoo! Sports - NBC Sports Network

Statistical information 2014 STATS LLC All Rights Reserved.