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FIU at Troy   –   12:07 p.m.   –   Veterans Memorial Stadium

Troy has several guys out of this one with injuries.

QB Corey Robinson (head), RB Khary Franklin (shoulder), DT Shermane TeArt (shoulder), CD Bryan Willis (foot)

**FIU wins coin toss and defers. Troy will receive defending south end zone.

1Q

11:15 – FIU gets on the board first with a 5-play, 80-yard scoring drive. Glenn Coleman was left wide open on a play action. Jake Medlcok hit him in stride for a 33-yard TD. FIU 7, TROY 0

5:24 – Deon Anthony scores on a 3rd and 14 from 33 yards out. It goes down as the longest rushing touchdown this season for Troy. TROY 7, FIU 7

3:08 – For unknown reasons Jed Solomon kicks off instead of Will Scott. FIU returns kick 68 yards to Troy 27. Golden Panthers score 6 plays later. FIU 14, TROY 7

1:54 – After a 20-yard punt by Will Scott, FIU goes deep on first play. Jake Medlock connects with Willis Wright for 49-yard TD. FIU 21, TROY 7

2Q

10:34 – Troy puts together a solid drive. 15 plays for 75 yards. Anthony finds Chip Reeves for 8-yard TD pass. FIU 21, TROY 14

4:52 – FIU’s Jack Griffin is true for 22-yard FG. Troy was called for a questionable personal foul (late hit) on the drive. FIU would have had third and long if not for penalty. FIU 24, TROY 14

3Q

13:45 – Troy LB Brannon Bryan intercepts a Jake Medlock pass. It was Medlock’s first pick in 203 pass attempts. Deon Anthony picks up 18 yards to set up a 17-yard strike to Eric Thomas. FIU 24, TROY 21

11:39 – FIU uses just 5 plays to get into the end zone. Medlock finds Wayne Times for 3-yard score. Medlock came into game with a career single-game high of one TD, he now has three. FIU 31, TROY 21

7:57 – Deon Anthony’s pass attempt to Chandler Worthy appears to fall incomplete. Officials rule it was a backwards pass. FIU recovers and returns it for 62 yard TD. FIU misses extra point. FIU 37, TROY 21

:54 – Anthony lead Troy on a 6-play, 59-yard drive. Thomas hauls in his second TD of game from 11 yards out. FIU 37, TROY 28

4Q

9:57 – Anthony rushes for 13-yard score. His 123 yards become the most by a Troy QB since Mike Turk ran for 190 in the 1987 National Championship game. FIU 37, TROY 35

:11 – Will Scott drills a 42-yard field goal to give Troy the lead and ultimately the win. TROY 38, FIU 37

Author: Wes Johnson

Sports Editor - The (Troy) Messenger Troy, Alabama Covering Troy University athletics

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