MONROE, La. (AP) -
threw a 22-yard touchdown to
with 22 seconds left in the game to lift Florida Atlantic to a 29-28 win over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday night.
The Warhawks (2-6, 1-3 Sun Belt Conference) took a 28-20 lead with 11:56 remaining in the fourth quarter when
on an 8-yard touchdown.
But the Owls (3-5, 1-2) answered with a 22-yard field goal by
to cut the margin to 28-23 with 5:41 left in the fourth. Then Florida Atlantic used an eight-play, 72-yard drive, capped by
Smith's game-winning touchdown pass to Gent to give them the victory.
Smith, who completed 28 of 39 passes for 267 yards, finished with two touchdowns and two interceptions for the Warhawks.
ran for 80 yards on 17 carries, and
added 61 yards on 10 attempts.
Lancaster was 22 of 27 for 216 yards, three touchdowns and an interception for Louisiana-Monroe. Lancaster also ran for 92
yards on 13 carries.