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Eastern Kentucky rallies to stun Central Arkansas 38-35


Parker McKinney scored on a 40-yard run midway through the fourth quarter, Joseph Sayles blocked Hayden Ray's attempt at a game-tying field goal and Eastern Kentucky scored 25 unanswered points to stun Central Arkansas 38-35 in the ASUN-WAC Challenge on Saturday.

The Colonels (5-1, 2-0) trailed 35-13 after Central Arkansas (2-4, 1-2) used Darius Hale's 6-yard TD run to cap a five-play, 75-yard drive with 8:13 left in the third quarter. Patrick Nations started the EKU run at the 3:11 mark with his third field goal of the game. Kmare Carey set up the next score when he forced and recovered a fumble by Christian Richmond on the ensuing kickoff at the Bears' 15-yard line. Four plays later, McKinney connected with Jayden Higgins for a 5-yard TD and hit Jaden Smith for the 2-point conversion to pull the Colonels within 35-24 heading to the final quarter.

Passing Yards: B. Smith1933
Passing TDs: B. Smith19
Rushing Yards: D. Hale385
Rushing TDs: D. Hale9
Receiving Yards: T. Hudson809
Receiving TDs: T. Hudson5
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at Arkansas State L 21 - 40
9/11 at Missouri State L 34 - 43
9/18 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff W 45 - 23
9/25 vs. Sam Houston L 35 - 45
10/2 at Abilene Christian W 42 - 21
10/16 vs. Eastern Kentucky L 35 - 38
10/23 at Lamar 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET11:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST5:00 CST6:00 EST
10/30 at Jacksonville State 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/6 vs. Texas Wesleyan 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
11/13 vs. Stephen F. Austin 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET10:00 GMT6:00 北京时间3:00 MST4:00 CST5:00 EST
11/20 at Tarleton State 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET12:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST6:00 CST7:00 EST
Atlantic Sun
  Conference Overall
Eastern Kentucky 1-0 5-2
Jacksonville State 0-0 3-3
Central Arkansas 0-1 2-4
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