Eagles stay unbeaten in Big Sky
POCATELLO, Idaho — Behind the rushing of Taiwan Jones and the passing of Matt Nichols, Eastern Washington remained undefeated in the Big Sky by defeating winless Idaho State 38-3 Saturday.
Jones averaged 12 yards on 14 carries for the Eagles (4-1, 3-0 Big Sky). The sophomore rushed for 168 yards and three touchdowns, including a 96-yarder.
Nichols completed 27 of 38 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns. His favorite targets were Aaron Boyce, who had 10 catches for 149 yards and both TDs, and Tony Davis, who caught nine passes for 60 yards.
The Bengals (0-5, 0-2) were led by junior quarterback Kyle Blum, who completed 13 of 22 for 150 yards. Idaho State’s leading receivers were Jaron Taylor, who had seven catches for 129 yards, and JD Ponciano, with five catches for 43 yards.