Andre Broadus threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score in the fourth quarter, helping Cal Poly remain unbeaten with a 37-25 victory over Portland State in Big Sky Conference football on Saturday night in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Portland State had a 25-23 lead at the close of the third quarter. Broadus threw an 11-yard scoring pass to Willie Tucker with 10:35 left in the game, and Broadus scored on a 1-yard run with 5:39 left.
Bobby Zalud gave Cal Poly a 20-17 lead on a 41-yard field goal with 11:20 left in the third quarter, and Portland State bounced back for a 25-20 lead with 9:04 left in the third. Zalud connected on a 20-yard chip-shot field goal with 4:01 showing to bring Cal Poly closer.
Broadus finished with two TD passes and two rushing TDs. Cal Poly’s Deonte Williams rushed for 169 yards on 27 carries.
North Dakota 40, Montana 34: Greg Hardin caught a 32-yard TD pass with 12 seconds left, breaking the Big Sky Conference receiving record with 333 yards as North Dakota kept the Grizzlies reeling in Grand Forks, N.D.
Hardin caught 12 passes for 333 yards and three TDs, breaking the previous record of 315 yards set by Northern Colorado’s Patrick Walker in 2011.
Hardin wasn’t the only one to shine for North Dakota with Blair Townsend catching 13 balls for 152 yards and a score. Braden Hanson completed 42 of 61 passes for 660 yards and five TDs with three interceptions.
Weber State 24, Southern Utah 22: Shaun McClain’s 46-yard field goal with 3:43 left in the game proved to be the difference as the Wildcats held off the Thunderbirds in Cedar City, Utah, for their first win.
Mike Hoke rushed for 69 yards and a score and passed for 206 yards and a TD for Weber State.
Brad Sorensen threw two scoring passes in the fourth quarter for Southern Utah, the last a 34-yarder to Fatu Moala with 54 seconds remaining. But Sorensen’s pass for the 2-point conversion fell incomplete.
Northern Colorado 52, Idaho State 14: Seth Lobato threw for 243 yards and a career-high five TDs to lead the Bears to a win over the Bengals in Greeley, Colo.
Dominic Gunn caught two TD passes and Tromaine Dennis rushed for a career-high 178 yards and two scores for the Bears.
Kevin Yost threw for 344 yards and two touchdowns for the Bengals.
It was Idaho State’s first game since it was reported that head coach Mike Kramer is being investigated by the university and the Pocatello Police Department for allegedly shoving senior wide receiver Derek Graves to the ground two weeks ago in an incident caught on video.
Northern Arizona 21, UC Davis 7: Cary Grossart had two TD passes and Austin Shanks scored on a 78-yard run to propel the Lumberjacks to a victory over the Aggies in Flagstaff, Ariz.
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