Saturday, November 5, 2016

DSU Falls To NCCU To Drop To 0-9

DOVER, Delaware -- North Carolina Central scored touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams in a 38-19 victory over Delaware State at Alumni Stadium this afternoon.

The Eagles, co-leaders with North Carolina A&T in the MEAC standings (6-0), won their seventh straight to improve to 7-2 overall. The Hornets are winless in nine games, including six league contests.

Quarterback Malcolm Bell completed 17-of-31 passes for 223 yards and two touchdowns, while Ramone Simpson rushed for 112 yards and a score to lead the NCCU attack.

Aris Scott (sr.) had five receptions for a season-best 128 yards and two touchdowns, while fellow wide receiver Mason Rutherford (jr.) hauled in eight passes for 111 yards to lead the Hornets.

North Carolina Central totaled 469 yards, including 236 rushing.

The Hornets racked up 432 yards, highlighted by a season-best 319 passing.

Delaware State linebacker Brian Cavicante (fr.) led all players with 13 tackles (10 solo) to tie his career-best.


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