Prairie View 43, MVSU 34
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP)
Fred Anderson rushed for two touchdowns within a 23-second span in the fourth quarter to help Prairie View A&M come from behind for a 43-34 win against Mississippi Valley State on Saturday night.
Anderson's 3-yard TD run capped a 95-yard drive and gave the Panthers (2-2, 2-1 SWAC) a 33-28 lead with 14:49 remaining. After the kickoff, Mississippi Valley backup quarterback Marvin Pittman fumbled, and Donald Law returned the ball to the 6-yard line. On the next play, Anderson scored to give Prairie View A&M a 12-point cushion.
Pittman hit Paul Cox with a 31-yard TD pass to get the Delta Devils (0-4, 0-3) within 40-34, but Christopher Barrick kicked a 30-yard field goal for the Panthers with 6:17 remaining.
Jerry Lovelocke was 19 of 23 for 242 yards and touchdown for Prairie View A&M. Anderson ran for 91 yards.
Cox had six catches for 137 yards and two TDs.