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Morgan StateBearsMORG
0-5, 0-2 Conf
14
Final
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MORG734014
SCST7072135
35
South Carolina StateBulldogsSCST
2-3, 1-2 Conf

SC State scores 28 straight in 35-14 win over Morgan State

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Samuel takes it 89 yards to the house (0:31)

Trey Samuel scores his third touchdown of the game, breaking tackles at the line of scrimmage and scoring from 89 yards out to give South Carolina State a 35-14 lead. (0:31)

ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Trey Samuel ran for 153 yards and three touchdowns on 15 carries and South Carolina State scored 28 unanswered points in a 35-14 victory over Morgan State on Friday night.

The first six possessions of the second half ended in two safeties, two fumbles, a blocked field goal and an interception. Morgan State took a 14-7 lead after its two safeties but South Carolina State tied it on Quan Caldwell's 29-yard catch with 4:41 left in the third quarter.

S.C. State opened the fourth with 21 points in less than three minutes.

Two plays after Morgan State's fourth turnover, on a fumbled punt return, Samuel ran for a 15-yard touchdown to take a 21-14 lead. Darius Leonard intercepted a pass on Morgan State's next possession and ran it back 12 yards to extend the Bulldogs' lead and Samuel capped the scoring with an 89-yard TD run.

Dewann Ford was 10-of-25 passing for 141 yards and one touchdown for S.C. State (2-3, 1-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference). Samuel opened the scoring on the Bulldogs' first possession with a 44-yard TD run.

Elijah Staley completed 15 of 37 passes for 154 yards and two interceptions for Morgan State (0-5, 0-2).

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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