HOUSTON -- James Brown ran for 118 yards and had a 33-yard touchdown with 2:12 remaining to help Houston Baptist hold off crosstown rival Texas Southern 24-17 on Thursday night at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Brown's score up the middle led to the Huskies' 17th straight point of the second half. Texas Southern answered with a seven-play, 75-yard drive capped by Darvin Kidsy's 9-yard touchdown grab with 23 seconds left.
Houston Baptist recovered the onside kick and ran out the clock with one play.
Bailey Zappe threw for 248 yards, and had two total touchdowns for Houston Baptist (1-1). He connected with Ethan Fry for a 60-yard touchdown pass to give the Huskies a 7-3 lead in the first quarter, and Zappe scored on a short run in the third for a 14-10 lead. Fry made three catches for 88 yards.
Jay Christophe passed for one touchdown and ran for another score for Texas Southern (0-2).
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At the end of the first quarter, Iowa continues its tradition with the Stead Family Children's Hospital as they share a wave of recognition.
Devon Benn scored on runs of 11 and two yards, Jarmarqueza Mims added a 25-yard run and the consecutive touchdowns lifted Southern to a 29-27 victory over Alabama A&M in a Southwestern Athletic Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.
Stanford QB K.J. Costello tosses a pass into the end zone to WR JJ Arcega-Whiteside, who leaps high to make the catch for the score.
Brian Lewerke completes a 11-yard TD pass to Matt Dotson, just before the end of the half to extend Michigan States lead over Indiana.
Troy QB Kaleb Parker throws a dart to WR Sidney Davis for a 22-yard TD.
Auburn's Jordyn Peters blocks Arkansas' punt, leading to a touchdown on the next drive.
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