Scores

Final

Alabama State 21

(7-3, 6-3 SWAC)

Southern 19

(2-8, 1-7 SWAC)

6:30 PM ET, November 13, 2010

A.W. Mumford Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA

1 2 3 4 T
ALST 14 7 0 021
SOU 7 3 0 919

Top Performers

Passing: D. Joseph (SOU) - 81 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. McGinty (SOU) - 7 CAR, 68 YDS

Receiving: L. Evans (SOU) - 2 REC, 17 YDS, 1 TD

Alabama St. 21, Southern U. 19

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- Alabama State's defense stopped Jeremiah McGinty's 2-point conversion rush with 16 seconds left to preserve a 21-19 victory over Southern University on Saturday night.

The Hornets (7-3, 6-3) clinched the Eastern Division berth in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game Dec. 11 against either Texas Southern or Grambling State.

The Jaguars (2-8, 1-7) rallied in the fourth quarter. Three Alabama State penalties helped set up a field goal that cut Southern's deficit to 21-13 with 11:59 left.

Southern's final drive started from its 14 with 1:49 left. After four runs moved the ball into Alabama State territory, McGinty's 24-yard pass to Sylvester Nzekwe, with a personal foul tacked on, took it to the 3. Pass interference moved it closer, and Nzekwe ran it in from the 1.

Alabama State's Devin Dominguez threw for two first-half touchdowns and ran for another.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ALST
SOU
1st Downs1116
Total Yards148266
Passing47128
Rushing101138
Penalties7-398-80
3rd Down Conversions5-163-14
4th Down Conversions1-10-0
Turnovers12
Possession29:3530:25

Passing Leaders

Alabama StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dominguez5/16402.521
Southern UniversityC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Joseph8/19814.310

Rushing Leaders

Alabama StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mckibbons 13483.7012
Pitts11474.3015
Southern UniversityCARYDSAVGTDLG
McGinty7689.7025
Rice8222.8010

Receiving Leaders

Alabama StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Payne12121.0121
Andrews11212.0112
Southern UniversityRECYDSAVGTDLG
Nzekwe33210.7024
Allen12626.0026

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERALSTSOU
TD10:09LaQuinton Evans 9 Yd Pass From Dray Joseph (Josh Duran Kick) 07
TD06:30Devin Dominguez 3 Yd Run (Andrew Lyons Kick) 77
TD00:00Charles Payne 21 Yd Pass From Devin Dominguez (Andrew Lyons Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERALSTSOU
FG13:19William Griswold 38 Yd 1410
TD02:45Nick Andrews 12 Yd Pass From Devin Dominguez (Andrew Lyons Kick) 2110
FOURTH QUARTERALSTSOU
FG11:59William Griswold 34 Yd 2113
TD00:16Sylvester Nzekwe 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 2119