State college football roundup: USD falls to Lamar
BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) -- Doug Prewitt hit Barry Ford for a 14-yard touchdown pass with 43 seconds remaining Saturday night to lift Lamar to a 24-20 victory over South Dakota.
Marcus Sims' 37-yard touchdown run had given the Coyotes (4-7) a 20-17 lead with 2:30 remaining in the nonconference game. But Prewitt led the Cardinals (4-6) back, converting a third-and-21 play with a 53-yard pass to Kendri Prejean to reach the South Dakota 27-yard line. Prewitt then connected with J.J. Hayes twice before finding Ford for the winning points.
Chris Ganious rushed for 91 yards for the Coyotes.
Augustana 32, University of Mary 0
SIOUX FALLS -- No. 14-ranked Augustana recorded its third shutout of the season when it defeated the University of Mary 32-0 Saturday in its regular-season finale.
The win earned the Vikings a share of the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference South title with a 5-1 record.
Ryan Issacson had a career-high 13 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown. Joe Clark had 109 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Vikings, who open the NCAA Division II Super Regional playoffs with a bye.
Sioux Falls 44, Concordia 7
SIOUX FALLS -- The University of Sioux Falls capped its fifth straight undefeated regular season with a 44-7 win over Concordia University Saturday.
The win gave the Cougars their fifth straight outright Great Plains Athletic Conference title.
Jordan Taylor had 16 carries for 104 yards for USF, while quarterback Jon Eastman threw four touchdowns and 227 yards.
University of Mary 48,
Northern State 3
BISMARCK, N.D. -- Northern State compiled 219 yards in a 48-3 loss to the University of Mary Saturday.
Matt Anderson had 59 yards on the ground for NSU, while Chad Morrison had 53.
The University of Mary forced four interceptions from two different NSU quarterbacks.