TROY, Ala. (AP) -- Cedric Wilkerson scored on a one-yard run with 17 seconds left to play to give Arkansas State a 33-26 win over Troy University on Saturday night and keep the Indians' bowl hopes alive.
Arkansas State's (6-5, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) come-from-behind victory halted the Trojans' (5-5, 4-1) four-game winning streak and gave them their first home loss of the year.
The Trojans led 26-25 with 3:58 remaining as the Indians were driving downfield. ASU quarterback Corey Leonard ran 11 yards for a first down to keep the drive going.
Wilkerson's score capped the 70-yard drive and Leonard ran in the two-point conversion to cement ASU's lead.
Troy quarterback Omar Haugabook threw a long pass with eight seconds left, but it was intercepted by Darren Toney.
"It was a heck of a ballgame," Troy coach Larry Blakeney said. "We couldn't hold on there at the end."
Haugabook was 19-of-30 for 267 yards and one score. He was intercepted twice.
Arkansas State closes out the 2006 season Saturday at Louisiana-Lafayette.
The Trojans head to Middle Tennessee next week and need a victory over the Blue Raiders and a win the following week against Florida International to secure the Sun Belt title and a berth in the New Orleans Bowl.