Defense delivers win for Georgetown

Georgetown returned a fumble for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to beat visiting Cumberlands 41-35 on Saturday.

With 2:20 remaining and the score tied 35-35, Cumberlands quarterback Jay Bright was hit by Georgetown's Brock Messina. Nick Seither scooped up the ball and ran 28 yards for the score.

Cumberlands drove to the Georgetown 10-yard line with 10 seconds left before D.J. Lemons intercepted a pass at the 2 to seal the win for the Tigers (7-0, 2-0 Mid-South).

UT-Martin 66, Murray State 59: Host Murray State came up short despite Casey Brockman's school-record eight touchdown passes and the Racers' 747 yards of offense. Brockman tied his own Ohio Valley Conference record with 45 completions (on 67 attempts) and broke his own school touchdown mark. Walter Powell had 14 catches for 196 yards and three touchdowns for Murray (3-4, 2-2).

Eastern Kentucky 45, Austin Peay 14: Senior quarterback T.J. Pryor set school records for career touchdown passes and completions in the win over visiting Austin Peay. Pryor passed for 232 yards, and two of his eight completions went for scores, raising his career totals to 481 completions and 47 touchdowns.

Matt Denham rushed for 114 yards and two TDs, and Cameron Bailey caught three passes for 125 yards for EKU (5-2, 3-1 OVC). Austin Peay fell to 0-7 and 0-5.

Dayton 41, Morehead State 27: Host Dayton (3-4) scored 24 unanswered points to beat Morehead State (1-5), sending the Eagles to 0-3 in the Pioneer Football League. Morehead quarterback Zach Lewis passed for 311 yards and three touchdowns but threw two interceptions and was sacked twice.

Bethel (Tenn.) 51, Union 48: Visiting Bethel (4-3) held on for the win despite Union's Keondrick Daniels, who returned a punt 79 yards for a touchdown and a kickoff 83 yards for a score. Union (3-4) pulled within 49-48 when it scored a touchdown on a fake field goal, but Bethel blocked the PAT and returned it 95 yards for two points.

Thomas More 28, Thiel 16: Freshman quarterback Jensen Gebhardt threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third, and host Thomas More (3-3, 3-2 Presidents' Athletic Conference) led throughout in the win over Thiel (2-5, 2-3).