CONWAY, S.C. (AP) -- Jerome Simpson caught two touchdown passes, including one with 7:43 left in the game, to lift Coastal Carolina to a 17-14 win over Gardner-Webb in Big South Conference action Saturday night.
Simpson finished with five catches for 91 yards for the Chanticleers (4-6, 2-1 Big South). Mike Tolbert had 100 yards on 16 carries and William Richardson completed eight of 14 passes for 108 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
The Bulldogs (5-5, 2-1) were led by Stan Doolittle, who completed 15-of-24 passes for 162 yards, one touchdown and one interception.
Gardner-Webb got on board first when Doolittle hit Dobson Collins on a 16-yard strike with 8:49 left in the quarter.
Coastal answered with a 44-yard field goal.
David Montgomery scored on a 21-yard run to put the Bulldogs up 14-3 with 10:43 left in the third.
Richardson and Simpson then connected on two scoring pass plays of 39 and six yards to take the lead.
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