Gardner-Webb rushes past EKU, 52-41
Bulldogs run for 405 yards in NCAA playoffs
RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - EKU, making its first postseason appearance since 2014, falls at Roy Kidd Stadium on Saturday to Gardner-Webb, 52-41, in the first round of the NCAA FCS Playoffs.
Colonels’ quarterback Parker McKinney completed 37-of-57 passes for 454 yards and 5 touchdowns, but it wasn’t enough.
Narii Gaither rushed 28 times for 245 yards and 2 touchdowns to lead Gardner-Webb (7-5). The Bulldogs rushed for 405 yards on the night.
EKU (7-4, 3-2) trailed 31-27 at the half.
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