Tennessee State 35

(7-5, 5-3 OVC)

Murray State 10

(4-8, 3-5 OVC)

2:30 PM ET, November 22, 2003

Roy Stewart Stadium, Murray, KY

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TNST 7 14 7 735
MURR 0 0 10 010

Tennessee State 35, Murray State 10

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Charles Anthony rushed for 194 yards and a touchdown as Tennessee State defeated Murray State 35-10 Saturday.

C.J. Johnson had three catches for 96 yards and two touchdowns for the Tigers (7-5, 5-3 Ohio Valley Conference).

Stephen Hatchell passed for 181 yards, including Murray State's only touchdown, for the Racers (4-8, 3-5 OVC).

Tennessee State's Ronald Jackson caught a 22-yard touchdown pass with 10:47 left in the final quarter to give the Tigers their largest lead of the game. With 34 seconds left in the third period, Gerald Morrow recovered a Murray State fumble on a punt, setting up the Tiger offense on the 17-yard line. On the next play, Johnson caught a 22-yard pass for his second touchdown reception of the game, putting Tennessee State up 28-10.

The Tigers' defense held Murray State to 227 yards on 75 plays.

Brandon Roddy caught a 16-yard touchdown pass for the Racers with 2:25 remaining in the third quarter to make the score 21-10.