Ark.-Pine Bluff 24, Jackson St. 21, OT

A 95-yard touchdown pass from Arkansas-Pine Bluff quarterback

Benjamin Anderson to Willie Young with 2 minutes left in regulation

forced overtime, and the Lions emerged with a 24-21 victory over

Jackson State in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship

game at Legion Field.

The winning points for the Lions (10-2) came on Tyler

Strickland’s 26-yard field goal. Jackson State (7-5) had the ball

first in overtime but Ryan Deising’s 43-yard field goal attempt was


Jackson State dominated the first half, outgaining the Lions

270-78, but led only 21-14 at halftime. Clayton Moore threw a

40-yard touchdown pass to Rico Richardson and rushed for another

score, but his fumble at the end of the first half kept things


After Moore was hit from behind by linebacker Xavier Lofton,

linebacker Bill Ross scooped up the fumble and raced 73 yards for a

touchdown with 4 seconds left in the half.