MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Preston Rice threw for one landing and ran for one more and Murray State beat UT Martin 14-10 in a spring opener Sunday to provide Dean Hood his first win because the Racers’ new head coach.
Hood has returned to the Ohio Valley Convention the place he served as head coach at Japanese Kentucky for eight years (2008-15).
Murray State led 7-3 with six seconds left within the third quarter when the sport was delayed for over two hours due to lightning within the space.
The Racers rode the legs of Damonta Witherspoon on a drive that led to Rice’s 2-yard landing and a 14-3 lead with a little bit over 4 minutes left within the recreation.
Dresser Winn scored for UT Martin on a sneak with a minute remaining however the Skyhawks have been unable to get better an ensuing onside kick.
Rice related with a wide-open Dequan Dallas for an
Parker additionally pressured a fumble on a sack of John Bachus III within the third quarter. Sylvaughn Turner had the Racers’ different interception, additionally within the third quarter.
Tyler Larco kicked a 34-yard discipline purpose for the Skyhawks within the second quarter.
The sport was the primary for each groups in over 460 days.
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