HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- D.D. Terry ran for three touchdowns and 278
yards on 31 carries as Sam Houston State defeated Southeastern
Louisiana 28-23 on Saturday.
Sam Houston (6-4, 4-1 Southland Conference) had 286 rushing
yards while Brett Hicks completed 10-of-25 passes for 113 yards and
two interceptions. Brandon Perry added 40 yards on three catches.
Terry's 278 yards was the second-highest rushing yardage total
in the Bearkats' history. He averaged nine yards per carry and
rushed for 186 yards in the second half.
Seth Babin completed 34-of-63 passes for a career-high 325 yards
and two touchdowns for Southeastern (2-9, 1-5). Crawford Kilpatrick
caught 11 passes for a career-high 128 yards and a touchdown.
Sam Houston scored first on a Hicks 15-yard pass to Blake Martin
with 6:13 left in the first quarter. The only score in the second
came off of a 25-yard field goal by Jeff Turner to give the
Bearkats a 7-3 lead at the half.
In the second half, Terry scored on a 1-yard run with 12:21 left
in the third quarter to make it 14-3 for the Bearkats. The Lions
scored on a 3-yard pass to Krishna Muhammad with 2:36 left in the
third to make it 14-10.
Terry scored his second TD early in the fourth on a 51-yard run.
Babin connected with Josh Wilson on a 9-yard TD pass to keep the
Lions within a touchdown.
But Terry powered into the end zone again on a 12-yard run with
2:58 left in the game to give the Bearkats a 28-17 lead. Babin
threw a 12-yard TD pass to Kilpatrick with :33 left in the game to
make it 28-23.