Preston Rice threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for one more and Murray State used the fourth quarter to drag away from Tennessee State in a 35-13 win
MURRAY, Ky. — Preston Rice threw for a pair of touchdowns and ran for one more and Murray State used the fourth quarter to drag away from Tennessee State in a 35-13 win on Sunday.
Murray State entered the sport with three straight wins to begin the season for the primary time since 1998, and its No. 25 rating marks its first journey into the High 25 since 2011.
The Racers (4-0, 4-0 Ohio Valley Convention) led 14-10 at halftime and 21-13 on the finish of three quarters. However beginning on the finish of third, Rice helped orchestrate a seven-play, 76-yard drive that resulted in his 22-yard scoring go to Malik Honeycutt with 12:13 left. Rice accounted for 50 yards by means of the air and on the bottom together with a five-yard scamper for a primary down.
Murray State’s protection sealed it when on the Tigers’ (1-3, 1-3) following drive Marvin Pierre got here up with a 41-yard pick-6 of Isaiah Inexperienced for a 35-13 lead.
Inexperienced threw for 202 yards on 15-of-29 passing whereas Devon Starling ran for 149 yards on 19 carries for Tennessee State.
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