Benedict Tigers fall to Wingate Bulldogs, 23 - 6

Benedict Tigers set to take on Bulldogs in first appearance in playoffs
Benedict Tigers set to take on Bulldogs in first appearance in playoffs(Julia Westerman)
Published: Nov. 25, 2022 at 7:56 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - In the first quarter of the game Benedict drives 8 plays and 36 yards. While Wingate ended the quarter with a complete pass from Shaw Crocker to Ra’Quan Simmons for 7 yards to the WU20.

Benedict College ends the second quarter with a blocked field goal that was recovered by Rogers. The halftime score is 16 - 0 with Wingate in the lead.

In the third quarter, Benedict scored 6 points and ended the quarter with a 16 to 6 score, Wingate in the lead.

The final score of the game was 23-6 with Wingate taking home the win.


The Benedict Tigers are set to take on the Wingate Bulldogs Saturday.

The 2022 NCAA Division II Playoff game is scheduled for a 1 p.m. kickoff at the Charlie W. Johnson Stadium.

The Tigers are making their first-ever showing in the playoffs. After going 11-0 and winning the SIAC championship, they had a bye in the first round of the playoff brackets on Nov. 19.

Saturday’s game is the second round, the third is scheduled for Dec. 3 and the national semifinals will be on Dec. 10. The Division II national championship game will be on Dec. 17 at McKinney ISD Stadium in TX.

Tickets for the game can be purchased at the link here.

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