HOW THEY SCORED
SOUTHERN: Matt Hill 25 field goal at 8:24. DRIVE: 9 plays, 49 yards, 3:58. KEY PLAYS: Southern takes over after blocking a UAPB field-goal attempt. SU quarterback J.P. Douglas throws to Lee Doss for a 4-yard gain on fourth-and-2. Sylvester Nzekwe runs for a gain of 12 yards to the UAPB 14. Southern 3, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0.
SOUTHERN: Jared Green 44 pass from J.P. Douglas (Hill kick) at 1:43. DRIVE: 2-44-:12. KEY PLAYS: Southern takes over after holding UAPB to a three-and-out deep in its own territory. Green beats his defender deep down the right sideline and catches a bomb from Douglas, then scores easily. Hill’s extra-point attempt hits the left upright. Southern 9, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 0.
ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF: Stephen Jones 5 run (Ewald kick) at 11:34. DRIVE: 4-27-1:23. KEY PLAYS: UAPB defensive lineman Damien Lee recovers Nzekwe’s second fumble of the game, returning it to the SU 27-yard line. Justin Billings breaks loose for a 20-yard gain. Jones scores on a 5-yard sweep to the left. Southern 9, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 7.
ARKANSAS-PINE BLUFF: Dennis Jenkins 22 run (Ewald kick) at 6:41. DRIVE: 7-58-3:17. KEY PLAYS: UAPB takes over after Southern’s second straight turnover, this time an interception by safety Ryan Shaw. Jenkins runs for a gain of 15 yards. UAPB converts a third-and-7 with a pass from Ben Anderson to Rontrell Bailey. Jenkins breaks a tackle and dives into the end zone on a 22-yard score. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14, Southern 9.
SOUTHERN: Lee Doss 10 pass from Dray Joseph (pass fails) at 7:25. DRIVE: 5-66-2:49. KEY PLAYS: Southern gets a 45-yard catch and run from Green on first-and-20. Joseph throws to Doss on the sideline for a gain of 15. The touchdown comes on a third-and-4, when Joseph throws to Doss on a skinny post. The 2-point try, a fade to LaQuinton Evans, is too long. Southern 15, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 14.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff: Jones 26 run (Ben Anderson pass to Torrence Shelton) at 1:30. DRIVE: 14-79-5:49. KEY PLAYS: UAPB gets a 16-yard throw from Ben Anderson to Mareo Howard, then converts on three straight third downs. Jones scores on a pitch down the right sideline. Shelton catches the 2-point play on a high throw in the back corner. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22, Southern 15.
SOUTHERN: Sylvester Nzekwe 11 pass from Joseph (kick blocked) at :00. DRIVE: 7-76-1:24. KEY PLAYS: Southern drives to the 17-yard line, where UAPB is called for a face-mask penalty with 2 seconds left. On the touchdown, Joseph tosses a throwback screen to Nzekwe, who gets a block from tackle Chris Browne and snakes inside the left pylon. Manuel Canto’s kick - his first PAT attempt of the game, is a line drive. Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22, Southern 21.
FINAL SCORE: Arkansas-Pine Bluff 22, Southern 21.
RECORDS: Southern 2-5, 2-3 Southwestern Athletic Conference; UAPB 4-3, 4-2
UP NEXT: Southern is idle Saturday. The Jaguars host Alcorn State on Oct. 29. Arkansas-Pine Bluff hosts Grambling at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.