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Morehead State holds off Valparaiso rally, wins 31-24

MOREHEAD, Ky. -- Lawson Page passed for a season-high 352 yards and a pair of touchdowns, rushed for two more and Morehead State held off Valparaiso in the fourth quarter to earn a 31-24 win on Saturday.

The Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Pioneer League) posted 21 points in the second quarter and led 28-7 early in the third when Page found Jarin Higginbotham from the 19. Higginbotham caught eight passes for a career-high 140 yards.

Valparaiso (1-6, 1-3) stormed back with a pair of touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including Bailey Gessinger's 93-yard kickoff return.