NEWARK, Del. (AP)Omar Cuff ran for 101 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead Delaware to a 37-34 victory over James Madison in a Colonial Athletic Conference game.
Delaware (5-1 CAA, 8-1 overall) overcame a 20-16 deficit with back-to-back touchdowns in the third quarter. Cuff's third TD, an eight-yard run with 12:50 left in the game, gave the Blue Hens a 37-27 advantage, capping an 11-play, 78-yard drive. But
The Dukes (4-2, 6-3), who had 403 rushing yards, closed within 37-34 on Rodney Landers six-yard scoring run with 8:12 remaining.
Cuff now has 31 TDs this season, tying the NCAA Football Championship Series (formerly Division I-AA) record set by Appalachian State's Kevin Richardson in 16 games last year.
Cuff had 28 carries while Joe Flacco completed 23-of 41 passes for 257 yards and ran for a touchdown. Aaron Love caught nine passes for 94 yards for Delaware.
Antoinne Bolton ran for 172 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries for James Madison while Griff Yancey added 171 yards and two TDs on 17 carries.