St. Francis sneaks past Georgia State 30-27 in OT
ATLANTA (AP) Sean Murray kicked a 31-yard field goal to tie the score as time expired in regulation and kicked the winning 30-yarder in overtime as St. Francis (Ill.) beat Georgia State 30-27 Saturday.
St. Francis (8-2), an NAIA team, erased a 10-point deficit with 5:05 left in regulation. Georgia State (2-7) failed to score on its overtime possession when Matt Ehasz missed a 47-yard field goal. St. Francis took over and drove to the 12 to set up Murray's game-winner.
E.J. White completed 21 of 32 for 217 yards and two touchdowns for St. Francis, and Anthony Hubert rushed for 160 yards and one touchdown on 19 carries.
Kelton Hill completed 14 of 24 for 197 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers, and ran for 98 yards and one score on 12 carries.
Georgia State, a Football Championship Subdivision team, has played three consecutive overtime games, losing the last two.
Updated November 5, 2011