NORFOLK, Va. -- Nick Elko's late touchdown helped Delaware State beat Norfolk State 20-17 Saturday.
Trailing 7-0, Elko connected with Justin Wilson for a 22-yard touchdown to tie the game. Elko finished 15-for-30 for 206 yards and two touchdowns.
Delaware State (2-3, 1-1 MEAC) jumped ahead 10-7 after Mitchell Ward's 24-yard field goal, but the Spartans regained the lead on Jake Basmagian's 86-yard touchdown pass to Takeem Hedgeman. Basmagian finished 24 of 35 for 312 yards with three interceptions.
After trading field goals, Norfolk State (2-4, 0-3) led 17-13 at halftime.
The second half was dominated by defense as both teams went scoreless in the third quarter.
Elko's 23-yard pass to Justin Brewer with 10:01 left in the fourth quarter gave Delaware State the lead for good.
Davon Moore intercepted Basmagian with 2:03 remaining to seal the victory.
Delaware State snapped a three-game losing streak, while handing the Spartans their fourth-straight loss.
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|North Carolina A&T||7-1||10-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|