Ross throws for 4 TDs to lead Coastal Carolina past Bethune-Cookman 48-24 in FCS playoffs
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) - Alex Ross threw four touchdown passes to lead Coastal Carolina to a 48-24 victory over Bethune-Cookman in the first round of the FCS playoffs Saturday.
Both Coastal Carolina (11-2, 4-1 Big South) and Bethune-Cookman (10-3, 7-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) are ranked, and each were conference co-champions. Coastal Carolina travels December 7 to Montana (10-2) for the second round.
Ross threw two of his TD passes in the first half, Mike McClure returned a fumble 39 yards for a score, and Lorenzo Taliaferro rushed for an 8-yard touchdown as the Chanticleers built a 27-10 halftime lead.