Scores

Final/OT

Cent Arkansas 42

(1-1, 0-1 away)

Louisiana Tech 48

(1-1, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 10, 2011

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

1 2 3 4 OT T
CARK 10 7 10 15 042
LT 14 7 14 7 648

Top Performers

Passing: N. Dick (CARK) - 372 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: L. Creer (LT) - 32 CAR, 177 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: Q. Patton (LT) - 8 REC, 211 YDS, 2 TD

Louisiana Tech 48, Cent. Arkansas 42, OT

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Lennon Creer ran for 177 yards on 32 carries, including the winning touchdown in overtime, as Louisiana Tech outlasted Central Arkansas 48-42 Saturday night.

After a 42-42 tie in regulation, Central Arkansas got the ball first, but its drive stalled and Adrien Cole blocked Eddie Camara's 39-yard field goal attempt.

When the Bulldogs (1-1) took over, Creer burst 23 yards on the first play to the Bears' 2-yard line, and he scored from the 1 two plays later.

Louisiana Tech took a 35-20 third-quarter lead on a 12-yard run by Creer, but Central Arkansas (1-1 tied it on Nathan Dick's touchdown passes of 43 yards to Dominique Croom and 56 yards to Jesse Grandy.

Central Arkansas' Jerre McKnight ran a fumble back 73 yards for a 42-35 lead with 2:08 left, but the Bulldogs drove 72 yards to tie it on Ray Holley's 7-yard run with 58 seconds left.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
LT
1st Downs2326
Total Yards445542
Passing372321
Rushing73221
Penalties8-7710-115
3rd Down Conversions8-206-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers12
Possession34:5425:06

Passing Leaders

Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dick29/523727.241
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Isham22/373188.621

Rushing Leaders

Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bobo16462.9010
Blackmon8313.908
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Creer321775.5323
Holley9495.4213

Receiving Leaders

Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Grandy714821.1256
Jackson56513.0027
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Patton821126.4272
Ikharo66711.2020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCARKLT
TD10:10Quinton Patton 42 Yd Pass From Nick Isham. (Matt Nelson Kick) 07
FG04:46Eduardo Camara 39 Yd 37
TD04:31Quinton Patton 72 Yd Pass From Nick Isham. (Matt Nelson Kick) 314
TD00:18Jesse Grandy 17 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick. (Eduardo Camara Kick) 1014
SECOND QUARTERCARKLT
TD05:17Lennon Creer 5 Yd Run. (Matt Nelson Kick) 1021
TD00:39Dominique Croom 3 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick. (Eduardo Camara Kick) 1721
THIRD QUARTERCARKLT
FG11:11Eduardo Camara 35 Yd 2021
TD09:16Ray Holley 4 Yd Run. (Matt Nelson Kick) 2028
TD04:55Lennon Creer 12 Yd Run. (Matt Nelson Kick) 2035
TD02:59Dominique Croom 43 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick. (Eduardo Camara Kick) 2735
FOURTH QUARTERCARKLT
TD14:10Jesse Grandy 56 Yd Pass From Nathan Dick. (Nathan Dick Pass To Jesse Grandy For Two-Point Conversion) 3535
TD02:08Jerrel McKnight 73 Yd Fumble Return. (Eduardo Camara Kick) 4235
TD00:58Ray Holley 7 Yd Run. (Matt Nelson Kick) 4242
OVERTIMECARKLT
TDLennon Creer 1 Yd Run. 4248