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North Carolina Central beats Central State 53-22

Oct 31, 2009 - 10:51 PM DURHAM, N.C.(AP) -- Michael Johnson passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and North Carolina Central beat Central State (Ohio) 53-22 on Saturday.

Johnson opened the scoring for the Eagles (2-6) on a 16-yard run. He also went 14-for-25 for 246 yards.

Johnson threw touchdown passes of 28 and 18 yards to Will Scott, who had six catches for 121 yards. Tim Shankle led the Eagles with 88 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

The Eagles intercepted Marauders quarterback Jeff Brooks four times and held them to 37 yards rushing on 27 attempts.

The Marauders (1-8) were led by Joshua Anderson, who had 40 yards rushing and three touchdowns.

A Football Championship Subdivision independent, the Eagles have won two games in a row. Both wins, by a combined score of 105-29, have come against NCAA Division II teams. Three of the Eagles' losses have come by seven points or less.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    CENTRAL ST OH 7 7 0 8 22
    NC CENTRAL 17 13 13 10 53 FINAL

    Oct 31 4:52 PM
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    Central St. OH 22, NC Central 53  4th - 8:28Oct 31 4:48 PM


  • NCAAF
    CENTRAL ST OH 22
    NC CENTRAL 53 8:28 LEFT, 4TH QTR

    Central St. OH 22, NC Central 53  4th - 8:28Oct 31 4:27 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    CENTRAL ST OH 7 7 0 14
    NC CENTRAL 17 13 13 43 END, 3RD QTR

    Central St. OH 14, NC Central 43  End of 3rdOct 31 4:27 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    CENTRAL ST OH 7 7 14
    NC CENTRAL 17 13 30 HALFTIME

    Central St. OH 14, NC Central 30  HalfOct 31 3:21 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    CENTRAL ST OH 7 7
    NC CENTRAL 17 17 END, 1ST QTR

    Central St. OH 7, NC Central 17  End of 1stOct 31 2:25 PM