MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Justin Billings ran for 127 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries to help Arkansas-Pine Bluff beat Alabama State 24-21 on Thursday night.
Billings gave the Golden Lions (3-1, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) a 24-14 lead with a 39-yard run at the end of the third quarter. He also had a 1-yard touchdown run in the first quarter.
Ben Anderson completed 17 of 30 passes for 220 yards and a touchdown, a 27-yarder to Ladarius Eckwood late in the second quarter. Dennis Jenkins ran for 82 yards on 19 carries, Eckwood finished with five catches for 92 yards, and Tyler Strickland made a 50-yard field goal in the third quarter.
Alabama State (2-2, 2-1) cut it to 24-21 with 3:19 left on Greg Jenkins' 17-yard pass to Justin Robinson. The Hornets got the ball back, but Bobby Wenzig's 44-yard field goal try was well right with 56 seconds to play.
Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave scanned his receiver in the left flat and delivered a screen pass that was promptly intercepted and returned for a touchdown by Minnesota defensive back Briean Boddy-Calhoun.
Nick Weiler 38 yd FG GOOD
Alvin Kamara run for 13 yds to the Tenn 47 for a 1ST down
J. Rosen pass intercepted,I. Marshall return for 1 yd,I. Marshall fumbled, forced by J. Payton, recovered by USC I. Marshall
Josh Rosen pass intercepted Iman Marshall return for 1 yd to the USC 20 Iman Marshall fumbled, forced by Jordan Payton, recovered by USC Iman Marshall
Michigan may have lost on the field Saturday but it picked up a big commitment for the 2016 class in No. 47 overall prospect Jordan Elliott.
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