Scores

Final

Florida A&M 42

(8-3, 6-2 MEAC)

Bethune-Cookman 6

(5-6, 4-4 MEAC)

Coverage: ESPN Classic

2:30 PM ET, November 21, 2009

1 2 3 4 T
FAMU 7 21 7 742
COOK 0 0 0 66

Top Performers

Passing: M. Ukpai (FAMU) - 151 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: P. Sylvester (FAMU) - 19 CAR, 121 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Reams (COOK) - 3 REC, 83 YDS

Florida A&,M 42, Bethune-Cookman 6

Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Philip Sylvester ran for 121 yards and two touchdowns as Florida A&M University beat Bethune-Cookman 42-6 in the 30th Florida Classic on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams.

Sylvester, who carried 19 times, scored on a 5-yard run in the first quarter and a 42-yard score in the third for the Rattlers (8-3, 6-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

Martin Ukpai, who went 8-for-11 for 151 yards passing, accounted for two Florida A&M touchdowns in the second quarter. He rushed for an 11-yard run and had a 1-yard passing score to Kevin Elliott. The Rattlers finished with 419 yards total on offense.

Androse Bell scored the only touchdown for Bethune-Cookman (5-6, 4-4), which had won three straight and five of its last six. Bell's score was a 1-yard run midway through the fourth quarter after the Rattlers had taken a 35-0 lead.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FAMU
COOK
1st Downs1911
Total Yards419259
Passing151176
Rushing26883
Penalties9-8310-86
3rd Down Conversions3-81-10
4th Down Conversions0-11-2
Turnovers13
Possession30:4629:14

Passing Leaders

Florida A&MC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Ukpai8/1115113.711
Bethune-CookmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Johnson4/121199.902

Rushing Leaders

Florida A&MCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sylvester191216.4242
Ukpai10666.6123
Bethune-CookmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Francois11686.2028
Bell4123.018

Receiving Leaders

Florida A&MRECYDSAVGTDLG
Knight26432.0043
Purcell13131.0031
Bethune-CookmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Reams38327.7047
McCleod45814.5048

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFAMUCOOK
TD06:53Philip Sylvester 5 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERFAMUCOOK
TD11:41Mykel Benson 3 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 140
TD05:49Martin Ukpai 11 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 210
TD00:18Kevin Elliott 1 Yd Pass From Martin Ukpai (Trevor Scott Kick) 280
THIRD QUARTERFAMUCOOK
TD12:03Philip Sylvester 42 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 350
FOURTH QUARTERFAMUCOOK
TD06:57Androse Bell 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 356
TD03:18Eddie Rocker 1 Yd Run (Trevor Scott Kick) 426