LORMAN, Miss. (AP) -- Chris Wallace and Jonathan Moore each threw for a touchdown Thursday night and Martel Mallett ran for a third score as Arkansas-Pine Bluff ground out a 21-3 victory over Alcorn State.
Moore and Wallace combined for an unspectacular 13-for-28 passing record -- Wallace 8-for-18 for 67 yards and Moore 5-for-10 for 64 yards -- but neither threw an interception.
But two of Alcorn starter Christopher Walker's passes were snared by UAPB defenders. Walker also got only spotty protection from his line, suffering a total of 29 yards in losses when he couldn't get a pass off.
Mallett led all rushers with 70 yards on 20 carries.
UAPB's Jason Jones scored the first TD on a 21-yard pass play from Wallace with 4:29 left in the first half. Jones led the Golden Lions' receivers with five catches for 51 yards.
Alcorn made it 7-3 on Alexander Oelfke's 19-yard field foal midway through the third period, but the Golden Lions answered with another touchdown just 3 minutes later, when Moore connected with Demetri Beverly from 13 yards out.
Martel completed the scoring with a 5-yard run to the end zone with 1:39 on the clock.
Mike Patrick, who began his play-by-play role with ESPN in 1982, has ended his long run. He called his last event on Dec. 30.
Attorneys for a Mississippi-based clothing store that sued two Mississippi State players for defamation and conspiracy added former Bulldogs coach Dan Mullen, former MSU athletics director Scott Stricklin, the NCAA and an investigator as defendants.
Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy joins Barry Melrose on SportsCenter to discuss all things long hair, how Gundy uses his epic rant in recruiting and taking his shirt off during midnight madness.
Hampton said Tuesday in a release that the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference has refused to sit down and discuss the school's transition to the Big South and will not allow Hampton to play a MEAC football schedule in 2018.
Former Florida head coach Jim McElwain, who was 22-12 with the Gators, has joined the Michigan staff as its wide receivers coach.
Former Kansas State coach Jim Dickey, who led the Wildcats for eight seasons including their first bowl appearance in 1982, died Sunday at age 84.
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