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MSU Football Bears Win First Home Game Of The Season On Saturday

MSU head coach, Bobby Petrino
MSU head coach, Bobby Petrino

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jason Shelley connected with Xavier Lane for the go-ahead touchdown with 29 seconds remaining and Missouri State rallied to defeat Central Arkansas 43-34. After Central Arkansas took a 34-30 lead on a Breylin Smith 71-yard pass to Tyler Hudson with 2:14 remaining, Shelley drove Missouri State 69 yards in seven plays, culminated by the 26-yard touchdown pass to Lane for a 37-34 lead. Tylar Wiltz then scored on a pick-six on the game’s final play. Missouri State led for most of the game but had to rally after letting a nine-point fourth-quarter lead slip away.