BCU’s Rodney Scott runs for a short gain against SCSU–Photo Courtesy of The Times and Democrat

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.

Click here to read the South Carolina State’s Beat Writer full story: http://thetandd.com/sports/s-c-state-loses-to-bethune-cookman/article_e63e7576-fa25-11e1-9700-0019bb2963f4.html

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

Game Stats:

Team Stat Comparison

 
 

COOK

 

SCST

1st Downs 15 14
Total Yards 343 236
Passing 180 69
Rushing 163 167
Penalties 10-77 13-79
3rd Down Conversions 4-16 3-13
4th Down Conversions 0-0 0-1
Turnovers 1 4
Possession 35:37 24:23
 

Passing Leaders

 
Bethune-Cookman C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Wilson 10/15 125 8.3 0 0
 
South Carolina State C/ATT YDS AVG TD INT
Cue 8/28 69 2.5 0 2
 

Rushing Leaders

 
Bethune-Cookman CAR YDS AVG TD LG
Jackson 21 81 3.9 1 16
Scott 9 42 4.7 1 23
 
South Carolina State CAR YDS AVG TD LG
Simmons 13 72 5.5 1 43
Cue 11 60 5.5 0 15
 

Receiving Leaders

 
Bethune-Cookman REC YDS AVG TD LG
Blackwell 3 60 20.0 0 30
Poole 4 55 13.8 0 19
 
South Carolina State REC YDS AVG TD LG
Davis 3 33 11.0 0 16
Elmore 2 17 8.5 0 9
 

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTER

 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

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