Morehead State outlasts Drake 38-35 in 3 overtimes
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Shavi Bash kicked a 23-yard field goal in the third overtime to lead Morehead State to a 38-35 victory over Drake on Saturday.
Morehead State (5-3, 4-1 Pioneer League) has won five its past six, including four straight at home. Austin Gahafer was 22 of 40 for 229 yards passing with two touchdowns before coming out with an injury midway through the fourth quarter. Jack Sherry replaced Gahafer and threw for 95 yards with fourth quarter and overtime touchdown passes for the Eagles.
Andy Rice was 22-of-38 passing for 220 yards with three touchdowns to lead Drake (4-5, 3-3).
Rice’s 5-yard pass was tipped in the end zone and intercepted by Trey Watkins, and Bash’s 37-yard field goal attempt was blocked in the first overtime.
The teams traded touchdowns in the second overtime before Rice threw an interception to Justin Grier, setting up Bash’s game-winning kick.