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Hines scores twice lifting Duquesne over Wagner 28-20

November 5, 2016

NEW YORK (AP) — A.J. Hines had 22 carries for 136 yards and two touchdowns to lead Duquesne past Wagner 28-20 on Saturday.

Hines entered the game needing 41 yards to become the first Dukes freshman since 1993 to rush for 1,000 yards in a season at the FCS level.

Dillon Buechel threw for 171 yards and a touchdown and Blair Roberts averaged 27.5 yards a catch on four receptions with a touchdown for Duquesne (6-3, 3-1 Northeast Conference).

Wagner (4-5, 2-2) raced to a 10-0 lead after Jim Cooper’s 33-yard field and a 10-yard run by Alex Thomson.

Hines ran for a 60-yard score to trim the margin to 10-7. The teams traded touchdowns in the second. The Dukes took the lead for good when Buechel threw 18 yards to Roberts for a scored to make 21-20 with 1:54 left in the third quarter.

Alex Thomson threw for 218 yards for Wagner.

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