PINE BLUFF, Ark. (AP) - Dennis Jenkins ran for 154 yards and two touchdowns, helping Arkansas-Pine Bluff defeat Jackson State 34-24 on Saturday night.
Both of his touchdowns came in the first half.
Arkansas-Pine Bluff (4-2, 2-1 Southwestern Athletic Conference) led 27-24 late in the game when Benjamin Anderson connected with Aaron Lagrone on an 8-yard touchdown pass to gain some breathing room with 1:39 left.
Jackson State (2-4, 2-2) had three players rush for 100 or more yards -- Tommy Gooden (104), Rakeem Sims (101) and Clayton Moore (100).
Arkansas-Pine Bluff was ahead 24-14 with 7:47 left in the third quarter when the game was delayed for 40 minutes due to lightning.
|ARPB||Dennis Jenkins 23 yd run (Tyler Strickland kick)|
|ARPB||Dezmond Beverly 10 yd pass from Benjamin Anderson (Tyler Strickland kick)|
|JACKST||Tommy Gooden 7 yd run (Ryan Deising kick)|
|ARPB||Dennis Jenkins 50 yd run (Tyler Strickland kick)|
|JACKST||Rakeem Sims 5 yd run (Ryan Deising kick)|
|ARPB||Tyler Strickland 27 yd FG|
|JACKST||Ryan Deising 26 yd FG|
|ARPB||Tyler Strickland 22 yd FG|
|JACKST||Clayton Moore 1 yd run (Ryan Deising kick)|
|ARPB||Aaron Lagrone 5 yd pass from Benjamin Anderson (Tyler Strickland kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||4-14||4-14|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-4||0-0|
|Kick Return Yds||177||98|
|Punt Return Yds||7||3|
|Time of Poss.||34:50||25:10|
|JACKST: Tommy Gooden 24-104, Rakeem Sims 17-101, Clayton Moore 13-100, Rico Richardson 0-17, Dedric McDonald 5-10, Michael Perkins 1--13|
|ARPB: Dennis Jenkins 24-154, Benjamin Anderson 7-52, Aaron Lagrone 11-50, Justin Billings 1-7|
|JACKST: Clayton Moore 8-18-76-0, Dedric McDonald 3-8-25-0|
|ARPB: Benjamin Anderson 5-17-30-1|
|JACKST: De Sean McKenzie 3-42, Rico Richardson 3-34, Tommy Gooden 2-12, Zachary Pendleton 2-9, Jarrell Young 1-4|
|ARPB: Dezmond Beverly 3-23, Aaron Lagrone 1-5, Cody Swain 1-2|