Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 14

(0-2, 0-1 MEAC)

Norfolk State 23

(1-1, 1-0 MEAC)

4:00 PM ET, September 11, 2010

William Price Stadium, Norfolk, VA

1 2 3 4 T
NCAT 0 7 7 014
NORF 7 6 10 023

Top Performers

Passing: C. Walley (NORF) - 161 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Branche (NORF) - 38 CAR, 170 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: W. Miles (NCAT) - 6 REC, 86 YDS

Norfolk St. 23, N. Carolina A&,T 14

Associated Press

NORFOLK, Va. -- DeAngelo Branche rushed for 170 yards and a touchdown and Dwight Fluker-Berry scored on a 50-yard fumble return as Norfolk State defeated North Carolina A&T 23-14 Saturday.

With Branche carrying the ball 38 times, the Spartans (1-1, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) had 195 yards on the ground while holding the Aggies (0-2, 0-1) to 31 yards rushing.

After Chris Walley's 27-yard touchdown pass to Victor Hairston, Branche scored on a 2-yard run for a 13-0 Norfolk State lead with 14:55 left in the first half.

Brandon Hover scored on a 9-yard fumble recovery to pull North Carolina A&T within 13-7 at halftime.

After Corwin Hammond forced Shelton Morgan to fumble at midfield and Fluker-Berry ran it in for the score, Ryan Estep's 27-yard field goal made it 23-7 with 1:52 left.

Torrian Warren returned the ensuing kickoff 78 yards for an Aggies touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NCAT
NORF
1st Downs621
Total Yards156356
Passing125161
Rushing31195
Penalties6-542-20
3rd Down Conversions1-124-13
4th Down Conversions1-30-3
Turnovers12
Possession22:2737:33

Passing Leaders

North Carolina A&TC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Morgan15/281254.500
Norfolk StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Walley17/261616.211

Rushing Leaders

North Carolina A&TCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mayhew11211.909
Morgan8101.308
Norfolk StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Branche381704.5115
Brisco33812.7023

Receiving Leaders

North Carolina A&TRECYDSAVGTDLG
Miles68614.3036
Cooper2157.5011
Norfolk StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hairston45814.5127
Cotton5448.8019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNCATNORF
TD11:16Victor Hairston 27 Yd Pass From Chris Walley (Ryan Estep Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERNCATNORF
TD14:55DeAngelo Branche 2 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 013
TD11:29Brandon Hover 9 Yd Fumble Return (Sullivan Shidler Kick) 713
THIRD QUARTERNCATNORF
TD08:12Dwight Fluker-Berry 50 Yd Fumble Return (Ryan Estep Kick) 720
FG01:52Ryan Estep 27 Yd 723
TD01:36Torrian Warren 78 Yd Kickoff Return (Sullivan Shidler Kick) 1423