Scores

Final

Indiana State 37

(1-3, 0-3 away)

Tenn Tech 38

(3-2, 2-1 home)

8:00 PM ET, September 28, 2013

Tucker Stadium, Cookeville, TN

1 2 3 4 T
INST 6 6 22 337
TNTC 10 14 7 738

Top Performers

Passing: M. Perish (INST) - 288 YDS, 2 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: S. Bell (INST) - 25 CAR, 201 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Bell (INST) - 6 REC, 68 YDS, 1 TD

Tennessee Tech beats Indiana State, 38-37

Associated Press

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- Jared Davis completed a TD pass for Tennessee Tech with a minute remaining in the fourth quarter to squeak out a 38-37 win against Indiana State Saturday night.

Davis, who threw for just 97 yards, made the only TD pass for Tennessee Tech to foil an Indiana State comeback. Davis also rushed for a TD in the third quarter to stretch a 31-19 lead for the Golden Eagles (3-2).

Mike Perish threw a TD pass and a two-point conversion to give Indiana State (1-3) a 34-31 lead in the final minute of the third quarter, later stretched to six points after a field goal in the beginning of the fourth.

The Sycamores covered 554 yards of offense compared to Tennessee Tech's 264. The Golden Eagles scored early when James Huguely returned a blocked punt 87 yards for a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
INST
TNTC
1st Downs2720
Total Yards554264
Passing288190
Rushing26674
Penalties6-608-60
3rd Down Conversions8-175-16
4th Down Conversions1-23-3
Turnovers31
Possession31:5728:03

Passing Leaders

Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perish25/432886.723
Tennessee TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Davis11/12978.110

Rushing Leaders

Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bell252018.0169
Logan7395.6013
Tennessee TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Golden14362.626
Davis10202.019

Receiving Leaders

Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bell66811.3131
Harris56813.6038
Tennessee TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Cates36622.0034
Belew6538.8019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERINSTTNTC
TD11:33Shakir Bell 31 Yd Pass From Mike Perish (Pat Blocked) 60
FG03:25Zachary Sharp 47 Yd 63
TD00:04James Huguely 87 Yd Return Of Blocked Field Goal (Zachary Sharp Kick) 610
SECOND QUARTERINSTTNTC
TD13:14Bud Golden 1 Yd Run (Zachary Sharp Kick) 617
FG10:13Eric Heidorn 31 Yd 917
FG04:56Eric Heidorn 42 Yd 1217
TD00:14Bud Golden 1 Yd Run (Zachary Sharp Kick) 1224
THIRD QUARTERINSTTNTC
TD13:13Mike Perish 1 Yd Run (Eric Heidorn Kick) 1924
TD08:01Jared Davis 5 Yd Run (Zachary Sharp Kick) 1931
TD05:16Shakir Bell 6 Yd Run (Eric Heidorn Kick) 2631
TD01:12Sampson Levingston 12 Yd Pass From Mike Perish (Mike Perish Pass To A.J. Johnson For Two-Point Conversion) 3431
FOURTH QUARTERINSTTNTC
FG12:31Eric Heidorn 24 Yd 3731
TD01:11Zack Ziegler 2 Yd Pass From Jared Davis (Zachary Sharp Kick) 3738