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Middle Tennessee beats Memphis late in 38-31 win

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) - Logan Kilgore threw a 33-yard

touchdown pass to Anthony Amos with 11 seconds left to help Middle

Tennessee win its first game of the season, defeating Memphis 38-31

on Saturday night.

The game was close for much of the contest. Middle Tennessee

took a 31-24 lead when Malcolm Beyah recovered a fumble for a score

with 3:14 left in the fourth quarter.

Memphis tied the game less than 2 minutes later after Taylor

Reed connected with Keiwone Malone for a 23-yard touchdown. But the

Blue Raiders (1-3) answered with Kilgore's game-winning touchdown

pass to Amos.

Kilgore completed 27 of 41 passes for 277 yards, threw for three

touchdowns and had one interception. D.D. Kyles finished with 105

yards on 15 carries and a touchdown, Beyah caught six passes for 82

yards and had two touchdown catches.

Billy Foster rushed for 94 yards and two touchdowns for the

Tigers (1-4).

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