MARTIN, Tenn. (AP) — Zak Wallace had three landing runs to guide UT Martin to a 48-24 victory over Murray State on Saturday.
Wallace carried 14 occasions for 67 yards. He scored on a 13-yard run to cap the Skyhawks’ opening collection, and he added short-yardage scoring runs within the second and fourth quarter.
Within the second quarter for UT Martin (4-1, 1-0 Ohio Valley Convention), Keon Howard threw a landing go and ran for an additional rating. Tevin Shipp had a 47-yard interception return for a landing because the Skyhawks constructed a 34-3 halftime lead.
Howard accomplished 12 of 18 passes for 181 yards and added 98 yards on the bottom.
Damonta Witherspoon had two landing runs within the third quarter for Murray State (2-3, 1-1). He carried 17 occasions for 64 yards. DJ Williams threw a 7-yard TD go to Taylor Shields with about three minutes remaining.
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