Scores

Final

Murray State 24

(2-5, 1-3 OVC)

UT Martin 38

(3-5, 2-3 OVC)

7:00 PM ET, October 24, 2009

Hardy M. Graham Stadium, Martin, TN

1 2 3 4 T
MURR 7 14 3 024
UTM 14 3 14 738

Top Performers

Passing: C. Thompson (UTM) - 254 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: M. Barnes (UTM) - 15 CAR, 125 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. McNair (UTM) - 2 REC, 77 YDS, 1 TD

Tenn.-Martin 38, Murray St. 24

Associated Press

MARTIN, Tenn. -- Cade Thompson threw two touchdowns and Tennessee-Martin beat Murray State 38-24 on Saturday.

The win broke a three-game losing streak for the Skyhawks (3-5, 2/3 Ohio Valley Conference).

Thompson went 13-for-20 for 254 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown pass to Jason McNair and a 19-yarder to Stephen Shiver. Thompson did not throw an interception after throwing 10 interceptions in the past three games.

Miguel Barnes, who had 125 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries, broke a 24-24 tie with a 10-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. Brandyn Young, who had 99 yards on 23 carries, sealed the win with a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter.

The Racers (2-5, 1-3) were led by Nico Yantko, who went 18-for-28 for 156 yards. He threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Ja-Vonta Trotter and a 26-yard touchdown pass to Patrick Robinson in the first half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
UTM
1st Downs1222
Total Yards195506
Passing156254
Rushing39252
Penalties4-534-15
3rd Down Conversions7-175-11
4th Down Conversions1-10-2
Turnovers00
Possession28:4431:16

Passing Leaders

Murray StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Yantko18/281565.620
Tennessee-MartinC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Thompson13/2025412.720

Rushing Leaders

Murray StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jordan22542.5011
Harris155.005
Tennessee-MartinCARYDSAVGTDLG
Barnes151258.3123
Young23994.3129

Receiving Leaders

Murray StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris9758.3016
Robertson33812.7126
Tennessee-MartinRECYDSAVGTDLG
McNair27738.5173
Hicks45614.0028

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMURRUTM
TD08:01Jason McNair 73 Yd Pass From Cade Thompson (Tom Hansen Kick) 07
TD02:32Ja-Vonta Trotter 10 Yd Pass From Nico Yantko (Kienan Cullen Kick) 77
TD01:15Cade Thompson 1 Yd Run (Tom Hansen Kick) 714
SECOND QUARTERMURRUTM
TD12:03Patrick Robertson 26 Yd Pass From Nico Yantko (Kienan Cullen Kick) 1414
TD10:20Taylor Lanigan 0 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Kienan Cullen Kick) 2114
FG01:17Tom Hansen 30 Yd 2117
THIRD QUARTERMURRUTM
TD12:17Stephen Shiver 19 Yd Pass From Cade Thompson (Tom Hansen Kick) 2124
FG08:45Kienan Cullen 37 Yd 2424
TD05:33Miguel Barnes 10 Yd Run (Tom Hansen Kick) 2431
FOURTH QUARTERMURRUTM
TD08:16Brandyn Young 1 Yd Run (Tom Hansen Kick) 2438