WASHINGTON (AP) — Juwan Carter went 26-of-29 passing for 332 yards and Norfolk State led the entire way in a 45-31 win over Howard on Saturday.
Carter set a school record with 21-straight completions. The Spartans (5-2, 1-0 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) now have won five straight; their longest streak since 2011.
Carter’s 89.7% completion rate is the second-best in school history, trailing only Chris Walley’s 90.9% (20-of-22) set against Morgan State in 2010.
Cameryn Brent ran for a pair of touchdowns, carrying 10 times for 99 yards. Justin Smith caught seven passes for 147 yards and was among 10 Spartans to catch a pass.
Trailing 28-3 lead early in the third quarter, Howard's Quinton Williams scored on a 1-year sneak, and later, Ian Wheeler scored on a 96-yard kickoff return for the Bison following a Norfolk State field goal.
Williams threw for 180 yards, a score and was intercepted twice. Howard (2-5, 1-1) had its two-game win streak come to an end.
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