UT-Martin undefeated at home, beats SE Missouri St. 24-10
MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) Troy Cook threw for 244 yards and two touchdowns as Tennessee-Martin defeated Southeast Missouri State 24-10 on Saturday to remain unbeaten at home.
The Skyhawks (7-4, 6-1 Ohio Valley Conference) secured their first undefeated home season since 1991.
Londell Lee hauled in four passes for 113 yards and one score, and Caylon Weathers grabbed five for 56 yards and a touchdown.
Jaimiee Bowe rushed for 73 yards for the Skyhawks, who remain one game behind conference leader, Jacksonville State, which beat Murray State 33-15 on Saturday. The teams meet next Saturday at Jacksonville State (9-1, 6-0).
The Redhawks (3-7, 3-4) went ahead 7-3 with 4:06 left in the second quarter when Jesse Hosket scored from the 1.
UTM scored 21 unanswered points to go ahead 24-7 early in the fourth quarter when Cook hit Lee on a 56-yard scoring strike to seal the win.
Hosket threw for 203 yards, but was intercepted twice.