Scores

Final

SE Louisiana 58

(8-2, 5-0 Southland)

Cent Arkansas 31

(5-5, 2-3 Southland)

8:00 PM ET, November 9, 2013

Estes Stadium, CONWAY, AR

1 2 3 4 T
SELA 14 10 27 758
CARK 14 3 7 731

Top Performers

Passing: R. Howard (CARK) - 262 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: B. Bennett (SELA) - 17 CAR, 142 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Smith (CARK) - 6 REC, 68 YDS, 1 TD

SE Louisiana romps Central Arkansas 58-31

Associated Press

CONWAY, Ark. -- Bryan Bennett threw for two touchdowns and ran for two more to help Southeastern Louisiana beat Central Arkansas 58-31 for its seventh-straight win Saturday night.

Leading 24-17, the Lions (8-2, 5-0 Southland) erupted in the third quarter as Harlan Miller picked off Ryan Howard and returned it 48 yards for a score. Following a blocked field goal, Marquis Hayes broke open for a 46-yard touchdown run on the next play.

After a Howard fumble, Bennett ran for a four-yard touchdown to take a 45-17 lead. He added a seven-yard score late in the third quarter.

The Bears, (5-5, 2-3) tied the game at 14-14 in the first quarter as Howard threw touchdowns to Damien Watts and Desmond Smith before falling behind in the second half.

Bennett finished with 202 yards passing and added 142 on the ground.

SE Louisiana's Xavier Roberson returned the opening kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SELA
CARK
1st Downs2524
Total Yards545418
Passing202310
Rushing343108
Penalties7-468-49
3rd Down Conversions8-145-16
4th Down Conversions0-01-2
Turnovers22
Possession30:3129:29

Passing Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bennett11/1820211.221
Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Howard23/412626.421

Rushing Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bennett171428.4269
Roberson14795.6121
Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Reed9707.8034
Matthews16623.9014

Receiving Leaders

Southeastern LouisianaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Meyers36722.3153
Kepley13838.0038
Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Smith66811.3116
Whitehead24623.0036

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSELACARK
TD14:48Xavier Roberson 90 Yd Kickoff Return (Seth Sebastian Kick) 70
TD11:20Damien Watts 31 Yd Pass From Ryan Howard (Eddie Camara Kick) 77
TD10:18Jeremy Meyers 53 Yd Pass From Bryan Bennett (Seth Sebastian Kick) 147
TD05:03Desmond Smith 10 Yd Pass From Ryan Howard (Eddie Camara Kick) 1414
SECOND QUARTERSELACARK
TD13:25Marquis Fruge' 14 Yd Pass From Bryan Bennett (Seth Sebastian Kick) 2114
FG08:02Seth Sebastian 35 Yd 2414
FG04:55Eddie Camara 45 Yd 2417
THIRD QUARTERSELACARK
TD13:49Harlan Miller 48 Yd Interception Return (Seth Sebastian Kick) 3117
TD11:15Marquis Hayes 46 Yd Run (Seth Sebastian Kick) 3817
TD09:07Bryan Bennett 4 Yd Run (Seth Sebastian Kick) 4517
TD07:11Dezmin Lewis 39 Yd Pass From Taylor Reed (Eddie Camara Kick) 4524
TD01:11Bryan Bennett 7 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 5124
FOURTH QUARTERSELACARK
TD09:41Joe Carmical 4 Yd Pass From Taylor Reed (Eddie Camara Kick) 5131
TD03:31Xavier Roberson 2 Yd Run (Seth Sebastian Kick) 5831