Central Arkansas gets the ball first in a sunny day in Cookeville, Tennessee.
This should be a good game but as I wrote in my column this week, I think the Bears will be able to win on the road this week over the Golden Eagles.
The TTU kickoff is fair caught at the UCA 27.
After a short loss, Derrick Steele catches a 36 yard pass to get the Bears into TTU territory.
Bobo, however, fumbles on the next play and TTU recovers.
1st & 10 for the Golden Eagles at their own 38.
Lamb has TTU driving as they are already into Bear territory after two plays.
After getting into Bear territory, the TTU drive stalls at the UCA 45 and will punt.
The punt is downed at the UCA 3. We have 5:23 left in the opening half, still UCA 10 TTU 7.
Steele catches a pass from Dick to get some breathing room out to the 18.
Isaiah Jackson gets a big catch of 51 yards to get the Bears in scoring range.
It is 1st & 10 at the TTU 31.
After an incompletion and a short run, Dominique Croom gets a big third down catch to get UCA down to the 14.
A 12 yard run gets UCA down to the 2 by Bobo.
After two tries by Jackie Hinton that came up short, Dick runs in the third down and goal play from the 1 into the end zone. PAT is good.
UCA 17 TTU 7 with 1:55 left in the 2nd half.
The UCA kickoff has the ball blow off the tee as it is a gusty day today in Cookeville.
After holding the ball, the kickoff is sent into the end zone and the Golden Eagles bring it out but only get it back to the 18.
Lamb runs for 10 on the first play and he passes to Zack Ziegler and Adam Urbano to get them out to their own 48.
Two fouls on each team off set to replay a 1st down and 10 from the 48.
It is an incomplete pass on the next play. But Lamb hits Benford to get down to the UCA 37. Benford limped off the field, however, after the play.
TTU runs for three and then calls a time out with 50 seconds left in the opening half. 2nd & 7 from the 35.
The Bears' Frank Newsome sacks Lamb on the 2nd down play. Time out TTU.
It will be 3rd & 16 and the pass is incomplete.
We have 25 seconds left and TTU appears as if it will go for it but it is just a play to try to draw UCA offsides.
TTU punts it and it is downed at the UCA 14.
UCA has just 14 seconds left and will down it to take the 10 point lead to the halftime break.
Again it is UCA 17 TTU 7.
The Golden Eagles will get the ball to start the 2nd half.
TTU runs back the kickoff back to the 38.
The Golden Eagles go three and out and the punt is returned 36 yards but their is a holding call on the Bears to send them back.
UCA will start at their own 24. We have 13:35 left in the 3rd qtr.
Dick has the Bears moving on this drive. He has passed mainly into TTU territory.
They have it 1st & 10 at the Golden Eagle 42.