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Terrance West's dive over the pile gave Towson a second-quarter lead that stunned LSU fans who expected to witness a romp over their guests from the second-tier Football Championship Subdivision. Towson made the kinds of plays that proved it was not intimidated by the first game in school history played in a venue as large or as loud as 92,000-seat Tiger Stadium. Still, keeping up with the third-ranked team in the nation was always going to be a tall order, and LSU eventually pulled away for a 38-22 victory Saturday night. ''I'm extremely conflicted,'' said Towson coach Rob Ambrose, whose program earned more than $500,000 and invaluable exposure for its nationally televised visit to Death Valley. ''You don't line up to lose. With that being said, as a head coach, as an alum, as a father, I don't think it's humanly possible for me to be more proud of these players.'' A small but vocal contingent of Towson fans were clearly proud as well, gathering near the tunnel to the visitor's ...
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