NORFOLK, Va. -- Phillip Adams and Rafael Bush each returned fumble recoveries for touchdowns and South Carolina State beat Norfolk State 37-10 on Saturday.
The Bulldogs (4-1, 2-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) built a 27-2 halftime lead after Adams returned a fumble 31 yards for a touchdown and Bush raced 37 yards with a recovered fumble for another touchdown. Also, Blake Erickson kicked three field goals.
The Spartans (2-3, 1-2) managed only 67 yards rushing on 30 carries. Dennis Brown was 16-for-27 for 138 yards passing for the Spartans, including a 52-yard touchdown pass to P.J. Hayden.
The Bulldogs have won two straight and six of the past seven games in the series. The past two games were decided by a total of eight points.