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Norfolk StateSpartansNSU
3-7, 3-4 Conf
24
Final
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NSU14100024
HOW7701428
28
HowardBisonHOW
7-3, 6-1 Conf

Caylin Newton rallies Howard past Norfolk State, 28-24

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Caylin Newton scored with five seconds left to cap a fourth-quarter rally to give Howard its fifth straight win, topping Norfolk State 28-24 on Saturday.

The victory, coupled with North Carolina Central's loss to Bethune-Cookman, leaves Howard alone in second-place in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, a game back of North Carolina A&T.

Trailing 24-14 in the fourth quarter, Bryan Cook picked off a Norfolk State pass in the end zone to start the comeback and Newton engineered a 90-yard, nine-play drive that opened with a 59-yard run by Anthony Philyaw. Dezmond Wortham capped the drive with a 3-yard run to make it 24-21 with 8:06 remaining.

After forcing Norfolk State (3-7, 3-4 MEAC) to punt, Newton led Howard (7-3, 6-1) on a 12-play, 89-yard drive for the game-winning score.

Philyaw finished with 193 yards on 20 carries. Newton threw for 159 yards, but was held to 46 yards rushing on 18 carries.

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2018 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
North Carolina A&T0-03-0
Bethune-Cookman0-01-2
Norfolk State0-01-1
Florida A&M0-01-2
North Carolina Central0-01-1
Howard0-00-2
Savannah State0-00-2
Delaware State0-00-3
Morgan State0-00-3
South Carolina State0-00-2