Scores

Final

UL Monroe 21

(3-7, 2-4 Sun Belt)

Middle Tennessee 24

(3-6, 2-3 C-USA)

3:30 PM ET, November 8, 2008

Floyd Stadium, MURFREESBORO, TN

1 2 3 4 T
ULM 0 7 7 721
MTU 14 3 0 724

Top Performers

Passing: K. Lancaster (ULM) - 202 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: K. Lancaster (ULM) - 14 CAR, 126 YDS

Receiving: Z. Zacharie (ULM) - 5 REC, 77 YDS, 1 TD

Middle Tennessee 24, Louisiana-Monroe 21

Associated Press

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Joe Craddock passed for 216 yards and a touchdown to lead Middle Tennessee to a 24-21 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday.

Craddock led the Blue Raiders (3-6, 2-3 Sun Belt Conference) on a 76-yard touchdown drive to open the game, capping it on a 15-yard pass to Eldred King.

Backup quarterback Dwight Dasher threw a 13-yard touchdown to Patrick Honeycutt with 2:11 remaining in the first quarter to give Middle Tennessee a 14-0 lead.

Kinsmon Lancaster, who was suspended for the first quarter for a violation of team rules, threw a pair of touchdowns for the Warhawks (2-7, 1-4). He completed 16-of-25 passes for 202 yards with an interception and ran for 126 yards.

Frank Goodin, who rushed for 88 yards, scored on a 15-yard run with 4:59 remaining in the first half to cut the lead to 17-7.

Louisiana-Monroe cut the lead to 17-14 with 4:33 left in the third quarter on Lancaster's 18-yard pass to Anthony McCall.

Phillip Tanner's 7-yard touchdown run with 11:55 remaining pushed Middle Tennessee's advantage to 24-14.

Lancaster led the Warhawks on a 72-yard scoring drive, capped by his 17-yard touchdown pass to Zeek Zacharie.

The Warhawks missed three field goals, including two from inside 40 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ULM
MTU
1st Downs2421
Total Yards448368
Passing212278
Rushing23690
Penalties5-405-45
3rd Down Conversions6-154-11
4th Down Conversions0-10-1
Turnovers11
Possession37:1322:47

Passing Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lancaster16/252028.121
Middle TennesseeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Craddock13/2021610.810

Rushing Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lancaster141269.0074
Goodin21884.2117
Middle TennesseeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tanner16402.5114
Gee5193.806

Receiving Leaders

Louisiana-MonroeRECYDSAVGTDLG
McNeal10848.4017
Zacharie57715.4127
Middle TennesseeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Honeycutt46716.8123
Gee36321.0026

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERULMMTU
TD13:07Eldred King 15 Yd Pass From Joe Craddock (Alan Gendreau Kick) 07
TD02:11Patrick Honeycutt 13 Yd Pass From Dwight Dasher (Alan Gendreau Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERULMMTU
FG13:23Alan Gendreau 44 Yd 017
TD04:59Frank Goodin 15 Yd Run (Radi Jabour Kick) 717
THIRD QUARTERULMMTU
TD04:33Anthony McCall 18 Yd Pass From Kinsmon Lancaster (Radi Jabour Kick) 1417
FOURTH QUARTERULMMTU
TD11:55Phillip Tanner 7 Yd Run (Alan Gendreau Kick) 1424
TD05:57Zeek Zacharie 17 Yd Pass From Kinsmon Lancaster (Radi Jabour Kick) 2124