Field goal in OT seals Murray St. upset

October 12, 2013 

Alexander Knight's 30-yard field goal in overtime lifted Southeast Missouri State to a 37-34 upset victory over visiting Murray State in Ohio Valley Conference play Saturday.

Scott Lathrop threw for four touchdowns and ran for another to lead SE Missouri State (1-5, 1-2 OVC). Lathrop tied the game on an 18-yard scoring strike to Paul McRoberts at 27-27 with less than a minute to play in regulation.

Murray State (4-3, 2-1 OVC), trailed 20-6 in the third quarter, but mounted a come-back to take a 27-20 lead midway of the fourth.

Lathrop passed for 247 yards and rushed for another 94.

Maikhail Miller, who had four touchdowns and 292 yards passing for Murray State, threw to Walter Powell from 19 yards out for the initial overtime score.

Lathrop then hit McRoberts on a 15-yard scoring strike to tie the score 34-34.

Georgetown 19, Campbellsville 14: After leading 19-7 at the half, Georgetown College weathered a strong Campbellsville push and the No. 12 Tigers (3-2) were victorious on Homecoming.

Campbellsville (3-3) possessed the ball for nearly 21 of 30 minutes of the second half. However, it threw an interception in the end zone, had a score called back for holding, pushed a field goal wide right and punted. Campbellsville had only one drive in 20:48 that resulted in the only score of the second half.

"Our defensive line really came to life," Georgetown Coach Bill Cronin said.

Georgetown was held to just 277 yards. Rushing was not a factor on either side. Georgetown gained 18 yards and Campbellsville 19.

Kentucky St. 17, Fort Valley 11: The Kentucky State defense held Fort Valley without a touchdown en route to its home win. Fort Valley's 11 points came on two safeties and an interception return.

Jac Lockett led KSU rushers with 78 yards on 22 attempts. Quarterback Adam Robinson threw for 126 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions.

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