ASU: Jordan Payne 2 rush (Ernesto Santillian kick) at 13:14. Drive: 81 yards, 14 plays in 4:36. Key plays: On the first play of the drive, Terrance Lewis makes a catch on the sideline for 35 yards into SU territory. RB Arnold Walker runs for 5 yards on third-and-3, Lewis picks up 6 on fourth-and-3, and SU’s Levi Jackson is flagged for pass interference in the end zone. ASU 7, SU 0.
ASU: Joe Price 38 pass from John Gibbs (Santillian kick) at 4:16. Drive: 95 yards, 10 plays in 5:20. Key plays: After starting from the 5, Gibbs scrambles and hits Tavoris Doss for 17 yards on the first play, then converts two third downs, and hits Gibbs on a perfectly-thrown wheel route that George takes in for the score. ASU 14, SU 0.
SU: Mike Berry 75 pass from Dray Joseph (Greg Pittman kick blocked) at 4:05. Drive: 75 yards, 1 play in 0:11. Key play: On the first play of the drive, Joseph hits Berry in stride running down the middle of the field, and he takes it into the end zone. ASU 14, SU 6.
SU: D’Andre Woodland fumble recovery in end zone (Allen pass to Joseph) at 0:00. Key play: Southern forces a punt, and Virgil Williams returns it near the goal line, where he fumbles (unforced) and Woodland recovers for the score. ASU 14, SU 14.
SU: Greg Pittman 32 field goal at 10:47. Drive: 27 yards, 7 plays in 3:00. Key plays: On third-and-1, Dray Joseph sneaks ahead for 11 to the 23-yard line. SU 17, ASU 14.
ASU: Payne 1 rush (Santillian kick) at 0:38. Drive: 71 yards, 14 plays in 6:04. Key plays: On fourth-and-5, ASU runs a fake punt and Alondrea Young, a Southern Lab grad, runs for 12 yards to keep the drive alive, and quarterback John Gibbs runs for 12 yards deep into SU territory to convert a third down.
FINAL SCORE: Alcorn State 20, Southern 17
RECORDS: Southern 2-3, 1-2 SWAC; Alcorn State 2-4, 2-2.
NEXT GAME: Southern will host Texas Southern for Homecoming on Saturday at 5:30 p.m.