Massey, Jordan lead ground attack as South Carolina State takes 61-20 win over Benedict

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Chris Massey and Asheton Jordan each rushed for more than 100 yards and two touchdowns as South Carolina State routed Benedict 61-20 on Saturday.

Massey, a senior, had 20 carries for 148 yards and scored on runs of 11 and 2 yards while Jordan, a sophomore, had 14 carries for 126 yards and scored twice from 2 yards out.

Jordan came into the game averaging 103.3 yards.

The Bulldogs (2-1) had their highest scoring total since beating Morgan State 65-15 in 2005.

South Carolina State rolled up 415 yards total offense, 371 on the ground, before a record crowd of 13,334 in the HBCU Classic.

The Division II Tigers (0-4) took a 7-0 lead when Domenic Silvera returned a blocked punt 6 yards for a score, but the Bulldogs needed just 47 seconds to tie the game on Massey's 11-yard run with 5:33 left in the first quarter.

Benedict had six fumbles, losing four.