Eastern Kentucky doubles up Murray State 26-13 (Oct 28, 2017)

October 28, 2017

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) Tim Boyle tossed two touchdown passes, Daryl McCleskey ran for 144 yards and L.J. Scott added two rushing scores to propel Eastern Kentucky to a 26-13 victory over Murray State on Saturday.

Boyle, who finished with 201 yards on 15-of-25 passing, opened the scoring with a 22-yard strike to Dan Paul in the first quarter for the Colonels (3-5, 3-3 Ohio Valley Conference). Scott scored on a 2-yard run to stretch the lead to 14-0 at 12:20 in the second quarter.

Gabriel Vicente kicked a 21-yard field to cut the deficit to 14-3 for the Racers (2-6, 1-3), but Boyle hit Ryan Markush for a 38-yard score and Scott added a 1-yard TD run to push the lead to 26-3 with 1:30 remaining before halftime.

Vicente added a 34-yard field goal just before the half and Shuler Bentley connected with Jordon Gandy for an 18-yard TD in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring for Murray State. Gandy finished with 82 yards on three receptions.


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