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Alabama State beats Edward Waters 37-3 in Turkey Day Classic

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- George Golden, Ezra Gray and Robert Pritchett III each had a rushing touchdown, and Alabama State gained 218 yards on 52 carries to beat NAIA Edward Waters 37-3 on Thursday night.

Gray scored the first points of the second half on a 4-yard run, Golden added a 20-yard touchdown run later in the third for a 24-3 lead and Pritchett capped the three-touchdown run with a 3-yarder on the first play of the fourth.

It was in the Hornets' 94th Turkey Day Classic.

Kobie Jones threw for 48 yards with a touchdown and an interception for Alabama State (4-6), which has won five of its last six games. Darryl Pearson Jr. was 7-of-12 passing for 68 yards as four ASU players attempted a pass. Twelve Hornets had a rushing attempt.

Christian Hayes completed 4 of 20 passes for Edward Waters and was intercepted twice. He also carried it 19 times for 93 yards.

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2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Alcorn State1-02-1
Alabama A&M0-01-2
Alabama State0-01-2
Jackson State0-01-1
Mississippi Valley State0-00-2
TEAMCONFOVR
Arkansas-Pine Bluff0-01-2
Prairie View0-01-3
Southern0-01-2
Grambling0-00-2
Texas Southern0-11-2