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Murray State defeats Tennessee State for first win of season

Oct 29, 2022, 5:18 AM | Updated: 6:01 pm

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) — Freshman Cortezz Jones and LaMartez Brooks scored rushing touchdowns, Murray State did not allow a touchdown and the Racers picked up their first win of the season on Saturday, defeating Tennessee State 19-3.

Damonta Witherspoon had 98 yards rushing, Jones added 88 yards and the Racers (1-8, 1-3 Ohio Valley Conference) totaled 194 yards on the ground.

Draylen Ellis was 20-of-34 passing for 230 yards and the Tigers (3-5, 2-1) outgained the Racers 323-283 but only managed a second-quarter field goal by Kaleb Mosley.

Jayden Stinson completed 8 of 17 passes for 89 yards for Murray State.

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