DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) Quentin Williams scored on a 3-yard run with 5:14 remaining to give Bethune-Cookman a 17-14 victory over South Carolina State on Thursday night.
The senior also threw a third-quarter touchdown pass to Ja-Quan Lumas to help the Wildcats (5-1, 3-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) win their fourth game of the season decided by four points or less and third in which they trailed in the fourth quarter.
The Bulldogs (2-3, 1-1), who had 18 penalties for 144 yards, took a 14-10 lead on Antonio Hamilton's 82-yard punt return with 10:43 left. But Williams led the Wildcats on an eight-play, 51-yard drive to regain the lead in a battle between the two teams that won or shared six of the last seven league titles.
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