Big plays lift Morgan State past Delaware State 37-7

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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Hosea Robinson returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, Carlvainsky Decius had a pick-6 and Devan Hebron recovered a fumble in the end zone to power Morgan State to a 37-7 win over Delaware State on Saturday.

Robinson started the big plays by blocking Matt Noll’s punt on the opening possession and taking it 26 yards to pay dirt.

The Bears (4-7, 2-2 MEAC) fumbled the ball at their 29 early in the second quarter and the Hornets (5-5, 2-3) cashed in with a 12-yard touchdown pass from C.J. Henry to Bizzet Woodley for a 7-6 lead.

A field goal put the Bears back on top and just before halftime Duce Taylor found Joseph Owumi for a 16-yard touchdown and a 16-7 lead.

The 37-yard interception return in the third quarter and the fumble recovery early in the fourth wrapped it up for Morgan State.

Delaware State was held to 81 yards of total offense despite running 64 plays and the two teams combined to go 6 of 28 on third down.

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