TROY, Ala. (AP) Kaleb Barker connected with receiver Kaylon Geiger for two touchdowns and Troy beat in-state rival South Alabama 37-13 on Wednesday night in the Battle for the Belt.
Will Sunderland made it 30-13 with an easy interception, returning it 27 yards early in the fourth quarter for Troy's second interception. Freshman Trevon Woolfolk sealed it on a 4-yard run for his first career touchdown.
Barker, who left the game at Missouri in the second quarter after a late hit, threw for 194 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions for Troy (3-3, 1-1 Sun Belt). He entered ranked ninth in the nation averaging 295.2 passing yards. Geiger caught four passes for 29 yards and DK Billingsley rushed for 100 yards.