Brown’s 2 TDs leads Tennessee St. to 20-17 win

Preview | Box Score | Recap

RICHMOND, Ky. (AP)—Breston Brown’s 2-yard plunge late in the game gave Tennessee State a 20-17 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.

A 66-yard interception return by Eugene Clifford started the scoring in the first half for Tennessee State (3-3, 2-0 in Ohio Valley Conference), but the extra point was blocked. Eastern Kentucky (3-2, 3-1) added a field goal for a 6-3 halftime score.

Eastern Kentucky went ahead on a 7-yard run by quarterback T.J. Pryor. Brown’s first touchdown came late in third quarter to put the Tigers ahead again, 13-10.

C.J. Walker put the Colonels ahead again with 5:48 left. But Brown’s second TD came with 1:34 left.

Brown finished with 77 yards on the ground. Calvin McNairl had 124 yards passing for the Tigers. Pryor was 16 of 27 for 197 yards but was picked off twice.

Related Articles