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19th-Ranked Bisons Defeat Wonder Boys

Harding University ended Arkansas Tech's four-game football winning streak by defeating the Wonder Boys 76-23 at First Security Stadium in Searcy on Saturday afternoon.

Harding University ended Arkansas Tech's four-game football winning streak by defeating the Wonder Boys 76-23 at First Security Stadium in Searcy on Saturday afternoon.

The nationally 19th-ranked Bisons (7-1 overall, 5-1 Great American Conference) had 593 yards of total offense, including 505 rushing yards.

Harding scored the game's first 34 points. The Wonder Boys rallied with 16 second-quarter points on a 14-yard Tanner Marsh touchdown pass to James Jackson, a 22-yard Trevor Pinkston field goal and a 6-yard touchdown run by Tavadrick Lee.

The momentum swung back permanently in Harding's favor on Kelvin Martin's 5-yard touchdown run with 54 seconds left in the second quarter. The Bisons led 41-16 at halftime and pulled away by scoring the first 28 points of the second half.

Arkansas Tech committed six turnovers in the loss.

The Wonder Boys (5-4, 3-3) will play their final home game of the 2012 season when they host East Central University for a 2 p.m. GAC contest at Thone Stadium at Buerkle Field on Saturday, Nov. 3.

Party at the Plaza will begin at noon. Tickets will be available at the gate. Those with a valid Arkansas Tech identification card will be admitted free of charge.

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