Philyaw’s 3 TDS lead Howard over Morgan St 28-14
Anthony Philyaw rushed for 98 yards and three touchdowns as
Howard defeated Morgan State 28-14 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic
Conference matchup Saturday.
Philyaw opened the scoring with a one-yard run on fourth down in
the first quarter and had two more touchdowns in the second half to
help the Bison (3-5, 2-3 MEAC) gain cushion.
The Bears (2-6, 2-2) trimmed Howard’s early lead to 1 when
Broderick Gager returned a punt 89 yards for a score in the second
Howard took a 22-7 lead following a 52-yard score on a fake punt
by Jalen Fleck and a seven-yard touchdown by Philyaw.
Morgan State pulled within 8 when Moses Skillon ran for a score
in the third quarter.
An interception and a fumble halted two of the Bears’ last four
drives. Philyaw’s third touchdown of the game, a four-yard run, put
the game out of reach with 1:07 remaining.