ORANGEBURG, S.C. -- Corey Fields threw a pair of long, second-half touchdown passes and South Carolina State built a three-touchdown lead going into the fourth quarter and held on to beat Morgan State, 24-10 in a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference battle Saturday night.
The win was Bulldogs coach Buddy Pough's 129th and moved him past Willie Jeffries as the school's all-time winningest coach.
The teams shared time of possession evenly, but the Bulldogs took advantage of five Morgan State turnovers.
Nicholas O'Shea gave the Bears the lead with a 39-yard field goal four minutes into the game, but they would not score again until the fourth quarter.
Fields was 12-of-23 passing for 135 yards. Morris finished with 25 carries for 125 yards.
Morgan State (1-6, 1-3) lost five yards on 32 carries and fumbled three times. Three quarterbacks combined for 267 yards passing but also threw two interceptions for the Bears.
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