MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Austin Gahafer led a 17-play, 84-yard game-winning drive, capped with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Jake Raymond with 22 seconds left, and Morehead State won its 10th straight over Valparaiso on Saturday, 29-26.
The Eagles (2-3, 1-1 Pioneer) converted two fourth downs on the drive before facing third-and-goal. Raymond, lined up in the right slot, started straight and veered right once he neared the end line, and Gahafer put it on him for the winning score.
Gahafer passed for 308 yards and two touchdowns. Raymond finished with 10 receptions for 149 yards.
The Eagles led 14-7 after two scoring runs in the first quarter, but Valparaiso got a Clarke touchdown pass to Jean Rene and two field goals to lead 20-14. Gahafer threw a 52-yard pass to Darius Pritchett to put the Eagles back in front.
Troy Anderson and Isaiah Ifanse for 311 yards rushing and four touchdowns as Montana State ran over Portland State, 43-23 at Hillsboro Stadium in the Big Sky Conference opener for both schools Saturday.
QB Blake Barnett unleashes a pass down the sideline to a wide open Darnell Salomon, who takes it the distance and makes it 13-7 Bulls.
Southern Mississippi DB Rachuan Mitchell intercepts a pass and takes it 45 yards to the 1-yard line.
Coastal Carolina QB Kilton Anderson connects with Ky'Jon Tyler for 31-yard touchdown.
Troy QB Kaleb Parker throws a dart to WR Sidney Davis for a 22-yard TD.
Blake Barnett fakes out the defense and walks into the end zone to get the Bulls on the scoreboard.