Scores

Final/2OT

AR-Pine Bluff 24

(1-8, 0-5 SWAC)

Southern 31

(5-4, 5-1 SWAC)

6:00 PM ET, November 1, 2008

A.W. Mumford Stadium, Baton Rouge, LA

1 2 3 4 2OT T
ARPB 7 0 14 0 324
SOU 0 6 15 0 1031

Top Performers

Passing: W. Matthews (SOU) - 139 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: M. Mallett (ARPB) - 22 CAR, 166 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Stewart (SOU) - 5 REC, 70 YDS, 2 TD

Southern U. 31, Ark.-Pine Bluff 24, OT

Associated Press

BATON ROUGE, La. -- C.J. Byrd scored on a 3-yard run in the second overtime to lift Southern to a 31-24 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday night.

Byrd's score held up as Southern's Gary Blackmon intercepted Gyona Turner on Arkansas-Pine Bluff's next possession to end the game.

Warren Matthews threw a 31-yard touchdown pass to Juamorris Stewart and ran for an 8-yard touchdown for the Jaguars (5-4, 4-1 Southwest Athletic Conference). Matthews finished with 139 yards passing and 48 on the ground.

Martell Mallett rushed for 166 yards and a touchdown on 22 carries for Arkansas-Pine Bluff (1-8, 1-4).

Stewart Franks scored on an 89-yard punt return and Mallett scored on a 40-yard run to give the Golden Lions a 21-14 lead with 6:53 left in the third quarter.

Southern tied the game on Matthews' 8-yard run on the last play of the third quarter.

Arkansas-Pine Bluff's Carlos Reyes kicked a 38-yard field goal in the first overtime, and Southern's Josh Duran matched it with a 27-yard field goal.

Turner and Jonathan Moore combined to complete only three passes in 21 attempts with four interceptions.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ARPB
SOU
1st Downs1418
Total Yards302377
Passing98213
Rushing204164
Penalties8-725-37
3rd Down Conversions5-177-18
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers52
Possession27:4532:15

Passing Leaders

Arkansas-Pine BluffC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Turner2/17754.402
Southern UniversityC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Matthews9/141399.910

Rushing Leaders

Arkansas-Pine BluffCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mallett221667.5140
Dean18764.2117
Southern UniversityCARYDSAVGTDLG
Matthews12484.0114
Smith14453.2014

Receiving Leaders

Arkansas-Pine BluffRECYDSAVGTDLG
Abrams15959.0059
Gay23919.5023
Southern UniversityRECYDSAVGTDLG
Roberts48922.3058
Stewart57014.0231

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERARPBSOU
TD00:28Mickey Dean 5 Yd Run (Carlos Reyes Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERARPBSOU
TD07:02Juamorris Stewart 3 Yd Pass From Bryant Lee (Pat Failed) 76
THIRD QUARTERARPBSOU
TD11:48Stewart Franks 89 Yd Punt Return (Carlos Reyes Kick) 146
TD10:14Juamorris Stewart 31 Yd Pass From Warren Matthews (Warren Matthews Pass To Del Roberts For Two-Point Conversion) 1414
TD06:53Martell Mallett 40 Yd Run (Carlos Reyes Kick) 2114
TD00:00Warren Matthews 8 Yd Run (Josh Duran Kick) 2121
OVERTIMEARPBSOU
FGCarlos Reyes 38 Yd 2421
FGJosh Duran 27 Yd 2424
2ND OVERTIMEARPBSOU
TDCj Byrd 3 Yd Run (Josh Duran Kick) 2431