Chambers boosts Charleston Southern past Robert Morris

Chambers boosts Charleston Southern past Robert Morris
Paced by a pair of Terrence Wilson rushing touchdowns and Isaac Ross' first collegiate 100-yard receiving effort, Charleston Southern held off visiting Robert Morris on Saturday afternoon at Buccaneer Field, 27-14. (Source: Charleston Southern Football)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jack Chambers threw for 255 yards and a touchdown and Terrence Wilson ran for two touchdowns and Charleston Southern beat Robert Morris 27-14 on Saturday.

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It was the Buccaneers’ (1-2, 1-2 Big South Conference) first game at home since a 41-31 win over Campbell on Nov. 23, 2019.

Chamber’s 22-yard scoring pass to Isaac Ross with 87 seconds left before halftime broke a tie at 7 and Charleston Southern led the rest of the way. Chambers also ran for 79 yards on 20 carries to lead CSU in the ground game.

Wilson’s 2-yard touchdown run with 5:01 left in the third quarter made it 21-7 to end a 12-play, 69-yard drive that took five-and-a-half minutes off the clock. His first score of the day came on a 3-yard run with 6:19 left in the first for a 7-0 advantage.

George Martin’s 2-yard pass to D’Andre Hicks with 3:13 before halftime tied the score at 7. Martin threw for 304 yards on 18-for-38 passing and two touchdowns. He connected again with Hicks on an 8-yard scoring pass with 12:07 left to play to reduce the deficit to 24-14 for the Colonials (0-3, 0-2).