Efficient Nick leads S. Carolina St. past Delaware St. in OT

NCAA Football

DOVER, Del. (AP)Tyrece Nick completed four passes, three going for touchdowns, and South Carolina State beat Delaware State 31-28 in overtime on Saturday.

BJ Davis sacked Delaware State quarterback Jared Lewis for a 15-yard loss and forced him into a fumble which was recovered by the Bulldogs’ Dallas Foard in the Hornets’ first possession in overtime.

South Carolina State (3-1, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) ended it with Dyson Roberts’ 23-yard field goal.

Nick completed 4-of-6 passing attempts for 159 yards and connected with Shaqaun Davis on a 74-yard touchdown pass to tie the game at 14 early in the second quarter. Nick threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Deprince Haynes in the first quarter, and just before halftime he found Davis again, this time for a 43-yard score to even it at 21.

Quincy Hill threw a 14-yard touchdown pass to Davis for a 28-21 lead before Lewis threw a 24-yard touchdown pass to Kwannah Kollie to knot it at 28 with 2:12 left in regulation.

Davis finished with 146 yards receiving on four receptions and three touchdowns.

Lewis completed 10-of-15 passes for 112 yards and three touchdowns for the Hornets.

Delaware State (2-3, 2-2) hasn’t had a winning season since since going 6-5 in the 2013 campaign.

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