B.J. Coleman threw for 375 yards and tied his career high with four touchdowns, and host Chattanooga held off Eastern Kentucky 42-24 Saturday night for its first win of the season.
Coleman, who had four TDs last year against Wofford, was 24-for-32 with one interception. He had scoring passes of 21, 80, 6 and 14 yards to stake the Mocs (1-2) to a 35-9 lead with 8:49 left in the third quarter.
The Colonels (0-3) scored the next 15 points, starting with T.J. Pryor's 10-yard touchdown to Orlandus Harris with 6:07 left in the third.
Eastern Kentucky made it 35-24 after Marcus Williams blocked a Mike Hammons punt and Shawn Shupperd returned it 25 yards for a touchdown.
The Mocs answered with a nine-play, 86-yard drive, culminating in Keon Williams' 3-yard rush with 2:30 left.
Kadeem Wise intercepted a deep pass by Pryor with 28 seconds to go.
Dayton 34, Morehead State 28: Steve Valentino threw for one touchdown and rushed for another score as host Dayton held off Morehead State's late rally.
The Flyers (2-1, 1-0 Pioneer League) took a 24-0 lead on Dan Jacob's 12-yard run with 1:26 left in the second quarter.
Morehead State quarterback Zach Lewis connected with Andre Williams on a 35-yard touchdown, cutting Dayton's lead to 27-14 in the fourth quarter. Valentino threw a 50-yard touchdown to Luke Bellman to put the Flyers ahead by 20 points.
Lewis answered with touchdown passes of 69 and 49 yards, trimming the margin to 34-28 with 4:21 left in the game for the Eagles. But Dayton held Morehead State scoreless the rest of the way.
"We got back in it, had our shot, had our chances," Morehead Coach Matt Ballard said. "If we execute just a bit better, specifically there in the fourth quarter, we probably pull this thing out.
"We settled in, relaxed and started playing football."
Lewis had 349 yards passing, two more scoring passes and an interception for Morehead State (1-2, 0-1).
Thomas More 36, Geneva 20: After scoring five touchdowns in his college debut last weekend, Lexington Christian graduate Domonique Hayden rushed for 180 yards and four more touchdowns to lead visiting Thomas More (2-0).
Hayden has rushed for 290 yards on 36 carries this season with nine touchdowns. He had a state-record 138 touchdowns in high school.
Wisconsin-Whitewater 37, Campbellsville 7: The defending NCAA Division III champs racked up 531 yards of offense and beat host Campbellsville to extend their winning streak to 18 games.
Wisconsin-Whitewater (3-0) had three running backs surpass 100 yards — Booker Stanley (116 yards), Levell Coppage (114) and Antwan Anderson (104) — and quarterback Matt Blanchard passed for 174 yards and two scores.
Campbellsville (2-2) was held to 64 yards rushing on 31 carries.
"I thought our guys competed. We were obviously a little bit out of our class," Campbellsville Coach Perry Thomas said. "They're the best team we've played since I've been here."
Shorter 49, Pikeville 14: Shorter (1-2) took a 29-0 lead in the first quarter and rolled past host Pikeville (0-3).
Shorter, whose two losses came against FCS school Western Carolina and Division II Georgia State, gained 468 yards on the ground. Five Shorter rushers had at least 50 yards, and two more had 40-plus.
Trevor Hoskins passed for 274 yards and both Pike-ville touchdowns, but he had three interceptions. Pikeville linebacker Anson Cunningham had 10 solo tackles and picked off two passes.
Georgetown 58, Cumberlands 40: Kaelin Ammons threw for 227 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting Georgetown (1-1) in a Mid-South shootout. Both teams combined for 891 yards of offense.
After Cumberlands (2-1) pulled within 51-40 on a 59-yard Jay Bright touchdown pass with 5:24 left, Georgetown's Chris Gohman responded by returning the onside kick for the Tigers' eighth touchdown of the game.