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Pegues and Knight each run for TDs in the 4th, lift Tennessee Tech past Kennesaw State 17-7


COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Pegues and Marcus Knight each had a touchdown run in the fourth quarter and Tennessee Tech beat Kennesaw State 17-7 on Saturday night.

Kennesaw State’s only scoring came in their first drive of the game on a 29-yard touchdown pass from Jonathan Murphy to Gabriel Benyard.

Pegues broke loose on a 17-yard touchdown run with 9:59 remaining. Knight added a 4-yard TD run with 1:33 to play.

Knight ran 18 times for 112 yards and Pegues had 13 carries for 71 yards for Tennessee Tech (1-3).

Murphy completed 8 of 24 passes for 76 yards for Kennesaw State (1-3).

Tennessee Tech put up 361 yards of offense while holding Kennesaw State to 172.

___ AP college football: and

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