COLUMBIA, S.C. – 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.