Scores

Final

Arkansas State 33

(6-5, 4-2 Sun Belt)

Troy 26

(5-5, 4-1 Sun Belt)

7:00 PM ET, November 18, 2006

Veterans Memorial Stadium (AL), Troy, AL

1 2 3 4 T
ARST 7 13 0 1333
TROY 9 7 3 726

Top Performers

Passing: C. Leonard (ARST) - 188 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: K. Cattouse (TROY) - 19 CAR, 107 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Terry (TROY) - 6 REC, 140 YDS, 1 TD

Arkansas St. 33, Troy 26

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.

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