COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Dontey Gay rushed for two touchdowns to lead Tennessee Tech in a 28-16 win over Southeast Missouri on Saturday.
Gay rushed for 125 yards on 20 carries for the Golden Eagles (4-3, 3-2 Ohio Valley Conference), who have won 3 of their last four games.
After Curtis Huge connected on field goals of 32 and 31 yards for the Redhawks (1-6, 0-5), Gay's 37-yard rushing TD put the Golden Eagles ahead 7-6 in the final minute of the opening quarter. Gay added a 4-yard score and Tremain Hudson had a 7-yarder to push Tech's lead to 21-9 at halftime.
Cedric Wilkerson scored from a yard out to give Tech a 28-6 advantage midway through the fourth. Redhawks' quarterback Matt Scheible connected with Cedric Cox on an 11-yard pass with 6 minutes to play for the final margin.
Scheible was 15 for 32 with 164 yards, a touchdown and three interceptions.
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