ULM Falls, App State Rallies in Sun Belt
There were four games on tap Saturday in the Sun Belt Conference. Here are some highlights of game action:
GEORGIA STATE 47 ULM 37--Connor Manning threw four touchdown passes as the Panthers spoiled ULM's homecoming before 12,578 at Malone Stadium.
Three of Manning's touchdown passes went to Penny Hart, who had 11 catches for 190 yards.
Georgia State (3-2, 2-0) stormed out to a 40-17 lead before ULM (3-3, 3-1) rallied to make the score respectable.
APPALACHIAN STATE 23, IDAHO 20--Taylor Lamb threw for three touchdowns to rally Appalachian State from a 20-0 deficit. Lamb's 45 yard pass to Ike Lewis in the fourth quarter proved to be the game winner.
The Mountaineers (4-2, 3-0) held the Vandals (2-4, 1-2) to just 17 yards of offense (including two fumbles) on the final six drives of the game.
NEW MEXICO STATE 37, GEORGIA SOUTHERN 27--Connor Kramer threw a touchdown pass off a lateral in the fourth quarter as New Mexico State rallied late for the win.
Tyler Rogers threw for three touchdowns for the Aggies (3-4, 1-2), who bounced back after a tough loss to Appalachian State a week ago. Georgia Southern (0-5, 0-2) took the lead on Dexter Carter's 70 yard kickoff return for a score.
ARKANSAS STATE 51, COASTAL CAROLINA 17--Justice Hansen threw for five touchdowns in handing the Chanticleers (1-5, 0-3) their fifth straight loss.
Hansen finished with 286 yards passing and rushed for 68 more. Arkansas State (3-2, 2-0) outscored the Chants 34-10 after intermission.