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Louisville beats Southern Miss 25-23 with late FG

Oct 11, 2009 - 3:31 AM By MALCOLM C. KNOX Associated Press Writer

LOUISVILLE, Ky.(AP) -- Ryan Payne kicked a 32-yard field goal with 30 seconds to play to give Louisville its first win over a Football Bowl Subdivision team in nearly a year, 25-23, over Southern Mississippi on Saturday night.

Wide receiver Scott Long had a career day for the Cardinals, with 146 yards receiving on five catches, plus a touchdown.

The Cardinals (2-3) trailed 16-7 at halftime but scored touchdowns, including a 2-point conversion, on their first two possessions of the second half to go ahead 22-16.

The Golden Eagles (3-3) took back the lead 23-22 after a 13-yard touchdown run by Tory Harrison. Damion Fletcher and Harrison combined for 161 rushing yards and two touchdowns.

A 64-yard kickoff return by Louisville's Trent Guy after Harrison's touchdown helped put the Cardinals in position for their game-winning field goal.