DURHAM, N.C. -- Chauncey Caldwell threw for two touchdowns and ran in another as North Carolina Central took an early lead and held on for a 24-17 win over Gardner-Webb on Saturday.
The Eagles took a 17-3 lead into the fourth quarter before Tyrell Maxwell broke for a 23-yard scoring run to close to 17-10.
NCCU (5-1) answered two plays later as Caldwell launched an 89-yard scoring strike to McKoy to go ahead 24-10.
Maxwell ran in from the 21 after a 12-play, 99-yard drive for the final score. The Eagles recovered the ensuing onside kick to secure their 11th straight victory at home, the longest home-win streak in school history.
Maxwell threw for 138 yards and rushed for 165 yards and two touchdowns for Gardner-Webb (1-5).
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