ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Adrian Kollock ran for three touchdowns and threw for another on Thursday night and South Carolina State routed Morgan State 38-3.
Kollock propelled the Bulldogs (8-3, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Atlantic Conference) to a 21-0 first-quarter lead with runs of 3 and 2 yards and a 37-yard scoring pass to Dennis Rowe. Combined, he and starting QB Richard Cue threw for 260 yards and the Bulldogs generated 442 yards of total offense.
Tough defensive plays held the Bears (4-7, 4-4) to 85 yards rushing and 49 yards passing, including five sacks.
Trailing 24-0 at halftime, the Bears' lone score came in the third quarter on a 40-yard field goal by Chris Moller.
The Bulldogs responded with a 15-yard TD pass from Cue to Tyler McDonald in the third quarter and a 1-yard scoring run by Kollock in the fourth.
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|North Carolina A&T||7-1||9-2|
|North Carolina Central||7-1||8-3|
|South Carolina State||6-2||7-4|