Scores

Final

Citadel 42

(7-4, 5-3 Southern)

Furman 20

(3-8, 2-6 Southern)

1:30 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Paladin Stadium, Greenville, SC

1 2 3 4 T
CIT 14 7 7 1442
FUR 14 3 3 020

Top Performers

Passing: B. Dupree (CIT) - 51 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: V. Jones (CIT) - 8 CAR, 74 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Jones (CIT) - 2 REC, 43 YDS, 1 TD

The Citadel 42, Furman 20

Associated Press

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- VanDyke Jones ran for three touchdowns, and The Citadel rushed for more than 300 yards to beat Furman 42-20 on Saturday.

The Citadel (7-4, 5-3 Southern Conference) had more rushing yards than the Paladins' total offensive yardage. The Bulldogs rushed for 309 yards on 47 carries, while Furman had 298 total yards.

The Citadel trailed 17-14 late in the second quarter but pulled ahead on Jones' 14-yard touchdown run with 1:12 left in the half. The Bulldogs never trailed again and was able to pull away from Furman (3-8, 2-6).

Ben Dupree led the Bulldogs with 84 yards rushing on 12 carries and a touchdown. Jones, who ran for 74 yards on eight carries, also had rushing scores of 25 and 7 yards.

Dalton Trevino scored on a 17-yard run in the third quarter for The Citadel.

Jerodis Williams ran for 103 yards on 18 carries for the Paladins.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CIT
FUR
1st Downs2022
Total Yards374298
Passing65102
Rushing309196
Penalties3-283-40
3rd Down Conversions7-125-11
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers13
Possession26:4833:12

Passing Leaders

CitadelC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dupree2/45112.811
FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Derrick7/17653.801

Rushing Leaders

CitadelCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dupree12847.0145
Jones8749.3325
FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams181035.7120
McCloud12927.7142

Receiving Leaders

CitadelRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jones24321.5128
Martin22211.0023
FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson34314.3025
Williams5295.8012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCITFUR
TD11:07Jerodis Williams 1 Yd Run (Ray Early Kick) 07
TD10:49Van Dyke Jones 25 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 77
TD09:51Ben Dupree 45 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 147
TD06:53Hank McCloud 8 Yd Run (Ray Early Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERCITFUR
FG05:14Ray Early 52 Yd 1417
TD01:12Van Dyke Jones 14 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2117
THIRD QUARTERCITFUR
FG07:53Ray Early 37 Yd 2120
TD02:14Dalton Trevino 17 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 2820
FOURTH QUARTERCITFUR
TD11:03Domonic Jones 28 Yd Pass From Ben Dupree (Thomas Warren Kick) 3520
TD02:49Van Dyke Jones 7 Yd Run (Thomas Warren Kick) 4220