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Bethune-CookmanWildcatsCOOK
0-3, 0-2 Conf
14
Final
ESPN31234T
COOK0140014
NORF131017040
40
Norfolk StateSpartansNORF
2-2, 1-1 Conf

Norfolk St. 40, Bethune-Cookman 14

NORFOLK, Va. -- DeAngelo Branche rushed for three touchdowns and Dennis Brown threw two scoring passes to Chris Bell as Norfolk State routed Bethune-Cookman 40-14 Saturday.

Branche had 106 yards on 20 carries and scored on touchdown runs of 1, 3 and 1 yards for the Spartans (2-2, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference).

Brown had a career-high 270 yards on 16-of-28 passing with one interception, while Bell's 213 yards receiving on nine catches was also a career high. The pair connected on touchdown passes of 62 and 26 yards.

The win was Norfolk State's most lopsided in the 20-game series.

Johnathan Moment scored on two 1-yard runs for the Wildcats (0-3, 0-2) to cut the Spartans' lead to 23-14 at halftime.

Norfolk State scored twice in 27 seconds in the third quarter. After Bell's second touchdown, Terrell Whitehead had a 57-yard interception return to set up Branche's last score.

NCAAF News

2015 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
North Carolina A&T7-110-2
Bethune-Cookman7-19-2
North Carolina Central7-18-3
South Carolina State6-27-4
Hampton5-36-5
Morgan State4-44-6
Norfolk State4-44-7
Savannah State1-71-9
Delaware State1-71-10
Florida A&M1-71-10
Howard1-71-10