Scores

Final

N Carolina A&T 7

(0-5, 0-2 MEAC)

Tenn St 37

(3-2, 0-1 OVC)

4:00 PM ET, October 2, 2010

1 2 3 4 T
NCAT 0 7 0 07
TNST 10 7 14 637

Top Performers

Passing: J. Perry (TNST) - 119 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Thomas (TNST) - 24 CAR, 186 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. McNairl (TNST) - 5 REC, 65 YDS

Tennessee St. 37, N. Carolina A&,T 7

Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS -- Dante Thomas rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns and Preston Brown ran for 145 yards and a score as Tennessee State beat North Carolina A&T 37-7 in the Circle City Classic on Saturday.

In a game at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Tigers (3-2) broke a four-game losing streak against the Aggies (0-5).

Tennessee State outgained North Carolina A&T 521-213 and took control of the game in the third quarter.

After a Tigers interception, Thomas ran 23 yards for a touchdown to make the score 24-7. Another Thomas TD, a 1-yarder, gave Tennessee State a 24-point cushion as the quarter ended.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NCAT
TNST
1st Downs1323
Total Yards213521
Passing76142
Rushing137379
Penalties6-552-15
3rd Down Conversions3-158-14
4th Down Conversions1-30-1
Turnovers24
Possession24:2635:34

Passing Leaders

North Carolina A&TC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Morgan9/31762.502
Tennessee StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perry10/211195.711

Rushing Leaders

North Carolina A&TCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mayhew201145.7122
Drake7253.608
Tennessee StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Thomas241867.8251
Brown191457.6143

Receiving Leaders

North Carolina A&TRECYDSAVGTDLG
Miles44611.5024
Cooper2136.508
Tennessee StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McNairl56513.0026
James23015.0025

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNCATTNST
FG09:37Jamin Godfrey 23 Yd 03
TD00:29Preston Brown 2 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 010
SECOND QUARTERNCATTNST
TD07:41Mike Mayhew 13 Yd Run (Sullivan Shidler Kick) 710
TD05:03Johntae Gleaves 5 Yd Pass From Jeremy Perry (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 717
THIRD QUARTERNCATTNST
TD09:58Dante' Thomas 23 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 724
TD00:21Dante' Thomas 1 Yd Run (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 731
FOURTH QUARTERNCATTNST
TD03:08Terrence Wright 5 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 737