Norfolk State rallies to edge South Carolina State 13-10
ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) Greg Hankerson ran for the game-winning touchdown as Norfolk State came from behind to edge South Carolina State 13-10 on Saturday.
With the Spartans (3-7, 2-5 MEAC) trailing 10-6 midway through the fourth quarter, Hankerson hit Marcus Taylor for 34 yards which set up his 4-yard scoring run three plays later, giving NSU the lead for the first time, 13-10, with 10:58 to play and they held on for the win.
It was the Spartans' first ever victory against SC State at home.
Hankerson had 132 yards passing and led on the ground with 56 rushing yards for the Spartans. Cameron Marouf kicked field goals of 41 yards – his longest this season – and 38 yards.
Marouf kicked his second field goal early in the second half and the Spartans trailed 7-6 with 12:08 left in the third.
Caleb York threw for 58 yards for the Bulldogs (3-6, 3-3) and was intercepted twice.