PITTSBURG, Pa. -- Sean Patterson threw a touchdown in the fourth quarter and Larry McCoy rushed for another in Duquesne's 17-7 come from behind win against Dayton on Saturday in a Northeast Conference game.
Patterson, who threw for 187 yards on 18-of-26 passing, connected with Gianni Carter on an 18-yard strike to give the Dukes (1-1) a 10-7 lead.
On Duquesne's next possession, McCoy capped off a 9-play drive with a with a 7-yard touchdown to put the game away for good. The junior running back recorded 46 of the Duke's 80 yards on the drive.
McCoy, who averaged 125.6 yards per game last season, tallied his 20th 100-yard rushing game and needs 606 yards to become Duquesne's all-time leading rusher.
The win marked Duquesne's eighth straight win at home.
Dayton (0-2) has lost five of its last six matchups against Duquesne.
Will Bardo led Dayton with 232 yards passing.
Miami has lost running back Gus Edwards for the entire season because of a left foot injury.
Virginia Tech will wear a decal on its helmets against No. 1 Ohio State on Monday night to honor slain Roanoke television journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward.
South Carolina football players will wear stickers on their helmets this season to honor the nine people who died in a shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston this past June.
Washington has found its starting quarterback, but coach Chris Petersen said the Huskies will keep that information under wraps until Friday's season opener at No. 23 Boise State.
Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run on fourth-and-goal with 2 seconds left to give Montana a 38-35 victory over four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State on Saturday.
Transfer Vernon Adams will be the starting quarterback when Oregon begins its season against Eastern Washington on Sept. 5.