Oliver C. Dawson Stadium was glowing with fans garbed in white anticipating a South Carolina State football victory Saturday night.
As the final seconds clicked away, the setting was literally gray from the emptied bleachers, to the arriving rainfall to the dismal mood of the Bulldog coaches, players and fans.
Bethune-Cookman defeated S.C. State 27-14 before 15,491 fans in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference opener for both teams. In winning for the fifth time in six visits to Orangeburg, the Wildcats (2-0, 1-0) rebounded from a double-digit deficit for the second straight week with 27 unanswered points.
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The Daytona Beach News-Journal’s game article is located at: http://www.news-journalonline.com/article/20120908/SPORTS/120909724/1001/SPORTS?Title=Bethune-Cookman-rallies-past-South-Carolina-State-for-big-MEAC-win
Team Stat Comparison
|3rd Down Conversions||4-16||3-13|
|4th Down Conversions||0-0||0-1|
TD SCSU 09:15 Asheton Jordan 5 Yd Run (Nick Belcher Kick) 0 7
TD SCSU 06:18 Jalen Simmons 3 Yd Run (Nick Belcher Kick) 0 14
SECOND QUARTER COOK SCST
TD BCU 13:55 Tyrone Bouie 0 Yd Fumble Return (Sven Hurd Kick) 7 14
TD BCU 07:23 Isidore Jackson 4 Yd Run (Sven Hurd Kick) 14 14
FG BCU 02:01 Sven Hurd 28 Yd 17 14
THIRD QUARTER COOK SCST
FG BCU 09:46 Sven Hurd 23 Yd 20 14
FOURTH QUARTER COOK SCST
TD BCU 11:52 Rodney Scott 3 Yd Run (Sven Hurd Kick) 27 14