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CONWAY, Ark. (AP) Will McElvain threw for two scores, the last one on the game-winning drive, and Central Arkansas beat Stephen F. Austin 24-21 on Saturday.

Down 21-17, McElvain led the Bears (5-2, 3-0 United Athletic Conference) on an 11-play, 74-yard drive that took four minutes and ended with his 3-yard scoring pass to Myles Butler. Central Arkansas' defense came on for the save, forcing a four-and-out to end it.

Facing a 17-7 deficit entering the fourth quarter, Preston Weeks threw an 11-yard touchdown pass to Lawton Rikel to end an 11-play, 83-yard drive that started late in the third, bringing Stephen F. Austin (3-4, 0-3) within 17-14.

Weeks connected with Kylon Harris for a 64-yard score to put the Lumberjacks ahead for the first time, 21-17 with 6:19 left to play before McElvain launched the comeback.

ShunDerrick Powell ran for 95 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries for Central Arkansas.

Weeks threw for 171 yards - 120 to Harris - and two scores for SFA.


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