RICHMOND, Ky. -- Bailey Zappe threw for three touchdowns, Houston Baptist blocked a late PAT for a two-point conversion and the Huskies' completed their four-game season with a 33-30 win over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday.
EKU rallied from a 21-point halftime deficit to get within one with just over four minutes remaining after Parker McKinney threw a 27-yard score to Keyion Dixon. But the point-after kick was blocked and Tra Fluellen, who also had an interception, returned it for two points.
The Colonels (1-3) got the ball back with 2:22 remaining but McKinney fumbled on a scramble.
Zappe, who came in as the Division I passing leader with 1,453 yards and 12 touchdowns, was 35 of 46 for 380 yards. The senior's season is over, though, with the Huskies' finishing with a win after losing to three FBS schools. HBU has opted out of the Southland Conference spring season.
McKinney was 25-of-40 passing for 296 yards, three touchdowns and two interceptions. Alonzo Booth ran for 108 yards and a score for EKU.
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