Troy escapes past EKU 31-29

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Evan Legassey kicked a 47-yard field goal as time expired to give Troy a 31-29 victory over Eastern Kentucky.

Parker McKinney threw a 4-yard touchdown pass to Keyion Dixon, capping a 10-play, 80-yard drive that gave Eastern Kentucky the lead with 21 seconds to play. Reggie Todd returned the ensuing kickoff 35 yards before Legassey kicked the game-winner three plays later.

Gunnar Watson threw three touchdown passes and Kimani Vidal had 143 yards rushing to lead Troy.

McKinney threw a pair of touchdown passes to Dixon, including a school-record 90-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter.

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