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Tennessee StateTigersTNST
5-3, 2-2 Conf
31
Final
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TNST31701131
MURR14314738
38
Murray StateRacersMURR
3-5, 3-2 Conf

Humphries 5 TDs carry Murray St. past Tennessee St., 38-31

MURRAY, Ky. -- KD Humphries threw five touchdown passes to four different receivers as Murray State held off Tennessee State 38-31 in an Ohio Valley Conference battle Saturday.

Humphries found Jordan Gandy for a 75-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the game out of reach.

Humphries completed 27 of 35 attempts for 398 yards. Jesse Blackburn had eight catches for 132 yards. Demetric Johnson caught a pair of touchdown passes, including a 52-yard strike in the first quarter and a 39-yarder in the third. Tyre Gray caught a 25-yard strike for a TD and Malik Golson pulled in a 6-yard scoring toss.

The Tigers finished with 555 total yards, 98 more than the Racers (3-5, 3-2).

Ronald Butler threw for 329 yards to lead Tennessee State (5-3, 2-2), completing 27 of 41 attempts. Butler had three touchdown passes but was also picked off twice, and added 109 yards rushing on 13 attempts.

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2018 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Austin Peay0-02-1
Southeast Missouri State0-02-1
Tennessee State0-01-0
Jacksonville State0-01-1
Eastern Kentucky0-01-2
Eastern Illinois0-00-3
Murray State0-00-3
Tennessee Tech0-00-3
UT Martin0-00-3