CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Zolten Osbourne threw a pair of touchdown passes, TJ Ruff added 126 yards rushing and a score and Charleston Southern beat Lindenwood 24-10 on Saturday.
Osbourne threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Landon Sauers in the first quarter and added a 6-yarder to Will Kakavitsas late in the second as Charleston Southern took a 17-0 lead into the break. Ruff’s 5-yard touchdown run capped an eight-play, 75-yard drive that ended the scoring with 11:32 remaining in the game.
Osbourne completed 15 of 24 passes for 174 yards. Kakavitsas finished with six catches for 81 yards. Landon Sauers also had a touchdown catch for Charleston Southern (3-3, 1-0 Big South-OVC Association).
Carter Davis was 15-of-31 passing for 170 yards and threw one touchdown pass and two interceptions for Lindenwood (3-4, 1-2). Davis threw a 28-yard score to Jeff Caldwell in the third quarter.