Scores

Final

Howard 14

(1-8, 0-6 MEAC)

S Carolina St 54

(7-2, 5-1 MEAC)

1:30 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Oliver C. Dawson Stadium, Orangeburg, SC

1 2 3 4 T
HOW 0 7 0 714
SCST 20 17 0 1754

Top Performers

Passing: M. Long (SCST) - 275 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: C. Merrill (SCST) - 11 CAR, 42 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: T. Williams (SCST) - 6 REC, 96 YDS, 1 TD

S. Carolina St. 54, Howard 14

Associated Press

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Malcolm Long passed for 275 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Carolina State to a 54-14 win over Howard on Saturday.

The Bulldogs (7-2, 5-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) have won eight of the past nine games in the series.

South Carolina State bolted to a 37-7 halftime lead. The Bulldogs piled up 390 yards in total offense while holding Howard to 179 total yards. Chris Merrill rushed for three touchdowns for the Bulldogs.

Howard suffered from five turnovers, including four interceptions. A pass thrown by Bison quarterback Terry Bradden was intercepted by Marsh McFadden and returned 40 yards for the Bulldogs' first score. Joe Thomas scooped up a Howard fumble and returned it 11 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Bradden passed for 172 yards and a touchdown for Howard (1-9, 0-7).

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HOW
SCST
1st Downs1320
Total Yards179390
Passing186296
Rushing-794
Penalties10-1009-47
3rd Down Conversions3-165-12
4th Down Conversions2-30-1
Turnovers51
Possession34:0725:53

Passing Leaders

HowardC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bradden17/321735.412
South Carolina StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Long20/292759.520

Rushing Leaders

HowardCARYDSAVGTDLG
Duncan13110.803
Brown273.504
South Carolina StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wherry10676.7025
Merrill11423.8317

Receiving Leaders

HowardRECYDSAVGTDLG
Carter55310.6130
Drayton44611.5025
South Carolina StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams69616.0131
Merrill16464.0064

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERHOWSCST
TD11:56Marshall McFadden 40 Yd Interception Return (Pat Failed) 06
TD07:41Chris Merrill 4 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 013
TD05:38Thomas Williams 31 Yd Pass From Malcolm Long (Blake Erickson Kick) 020
SECOND QUARTERHOWSCST
FG13:44Blake Erickson 40 Yd 023
TD09:09Willie Carter 30 Yd Pass From Terry Bradden (Parker Munoz Kick) 723
TD05:23Devin Wherry 4 Yd Pass From Malcolm Long (Blake Erickson Kick) 730
TD03:29Chris Merrill 9 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 737
FOURTH QUARTERHOWSCST
TD07:39Cameron Alston 37 Yd Return Of Attempted Field Goal (Parker Munoz Kick) 1437
TD06:25Chris Merrill 4 Yd Run (Blake Erickson Kick) 1444
TD06:18Joe Thomas 11 Yd Fumble Return (Blake Erickson Kick) 1451
FG01:46Blake Erickson 24 Yd 1454