Scores

Final

Bryant 28

(3-2, 2-1 NEC)

Duquesne 31

(4-1, 2-0 NEC)

1:10 PM ET, October 1, 2011

Rooney Field, PITTSBURGH, PA

1 2 3 4 T
BRY 0 7 14 728
DUQ 10 7 7 731

Top Performers

Passing: S. Patterson (DUQ) - 160 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: J. Brown (BRY) - 36 CAR, 142 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Dixon (DUQ) - 5 REC, 71 YDS, 3 TD

Duquesne 31, Bryant 28

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Sean Patterson threw three touchdown passes to Connor Dixon as Duquesne rallied to beat Bryant 31-28 on Saturday.

Patterson's 10-yard pass to Dixon with 9:22 remaining provided the game winner. Dixon also had touchdown catches of 33 and 15 yards. Patterson completed 13 of 25 passes for 160 yards and two interceptions for Duquesne (4-1, 2-0 Northeast Conference), which has won nine of its past 10 games dating back to last season.

Larry McCoy, who entered the game sixth in the Football Championship Subdivision with a 135-yard a game rushing average, ran for 153 yards and a score for Duquesne.

Bryant (3-2, 2-1) grabbed a 28-24 lead on a 70-yard touchdown pass from Mike Croce to Jordan Harris with 12:44 to play. Jordan Brown, whose 1-yard run in the third quarter gave Bryant a 21-17 lead, ran for 142 yards and two scores.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BRY
DUQ
1st Downs1520
Total Yards276379
Passing138160
Rushing138219
Penalties6-518-70
3rd Down Conversions3-128-17
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers43
Possession25:5934:01

Passing Leaders

BryantC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Croce8/181387.712
DuquesneC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Patterson13/251606.432

Rushing Leaders

BryantCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brown361423.9218
McCray2168.0013
DuquesneCARYDSAVGTDLG
McCoy341534.5140
Patterson9485.3018

Receiving Leaders

BryantRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris410827.0170
Tracey2189.0012
DuquesneRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dixon57114.2333
Roorback23618.0023

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBRYDUQ
FG01:40Charlie Leventry 25 Yd 03
TD00:08Connor Dixon 33 Yd Pass From Sean Patterson (Charlie Leventry Kick) 010
SECOND QUARTERBRYDUQ
TD08:32Mike Croce 1 Yd Run (Tom Alberti Kick) 710
TD02:58Larry McCoy 2 Yd Run (Charlie Leventry Kick) 717
THIRD QUARTERBRYDUQ
TD10:55Jordan Brown 18 Yd Run (Tom Alberti Kick) 1417
TD07:34Jordan Brown 1 Yd Run (Tom Alberti Kick) 2117
TD02:40Connor Dixon 15 Yd Pass From Sean Patterson (Charlie Leventry Kick) 2124
FOURTH QUARTERBRYDUQ
TD12:41Jordan Harris 70 Yd Pass From Mike Croce (Tom Alberti Kick) 2824
TD09:22Connor Dixon 10 Yd Pass From Sean Patterson (Charlie Leventry Kick) 2831