Scores

Final

Tenn Tech 21

(4-4, 3-2 OVC)

Tenn St 10

(3-5, 0-4 OVC)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

LP Field, Nashville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
TNTC 0 14 7 021
TNST 3 7 0 010

Top Performers

Passing: T. Lamb (TNTC) - 99 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Thomas (TNST) - 18 CAR, 75 YDS

Receiving: C. McNairl (TNST) - 9 REC, 131 YDS, 1 TD

Tennessee Tech 21, Tennessee St. 10

Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Tre Lamb threw three touchdown passes as Tennessee Tech defeated Tennessee State 21-10 on Saturday night.

The Golden Eagles (4-4, 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference) trailed 3-0 in the first quarter after a 21-yard field goal by Tennessee State's Jamin Godfrey.

Lamb's 22-yard touchdown pass to Tim Benford gave Tennessee Tech a 7-3 lead with 12:29 left in the second quarter.

The Tigers (3-5, 0-4) took a 10-7 lead 1:03 before halftime on Jeremy Perry's 84-yard touchdown pass to Calvin McNairl.

The Golden Eagles took the ensuing kickoff and marched 51 yards in 51 seconds before Lamb's 6-yard touchdown pass to Zack Ziegler gave Tennessee Tech a 14-10 halftime lead.

Lamb's third touchdown came on a 3-yard pass to Benford with 3:01 left in the third quarter.

McNairl had 131 yards receiving for the Tigers, who outgained the Golden Eagles 361 yards to 200.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
TNTC
TNST
1st Downs1519
Total Yards200361
Passing93203
Rushing107158
Penalties8-607-68
3rd Down Conversions5-155-15
4th Down Conversions0-11-3
Turnovers11
Possession30:0129:59

Passing Leaders

Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lamb10/18995.531
Tennessee StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perry20/322036.311

Rushing Leaders

Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gay7385.4023
Crawford12342.807
Tennessee StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Thomas18754.2031
Wright7598.4029

Receiving Leaders

Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Benford33812.7222
Allen22814.0016
Tennessee StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McNairl913114.6184
Hills5275.4011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERTNTCTNST
FG06:47Jamin Godfrey 21 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERTNTCTNST
TD12:29Tim Benford 22 Yd Pass From Tre Lamb (Matthew Barker Kick) 73
TD01:03Calvin McNairl 84 Yd Pass From Jeremy Perry (Jamin Godfrey Kick) 710
TD00:05Zack Ziegler 6 Yd Pass From Tre Lamb (Matthew Barker Kick) 1410
THIRD QUARTERTNTCTNST
TD03:01Tim Benford 3 Yd Pass From Tre Lamb (Matthew Barker Kick) 2110