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Big Sky roundup: Davis Alexander runs for 3 TDs as Portland State beats Northern Colorado

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018

Portland State defensive tackle Boogie Davis (55) celebrates after defeating Montana in Missoula on Oct. 6. (COLTER PETERSON / AP)
Portland State defensive tackle Boogie Davis (55) celebrates after defeating Montana in Missoula on Oct. 6. (COLTER PETERSON / AP)
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Davis Alexander passed for 90 yards and ran for 72 yards and three touchdowns to help Portland State beat Northern Colorado 35-14 on Saturday in Portland.

Alexander had scoring runs of 9, 5 and 9 yards to give the Vikings a 21-0 lead early in the second quarter. Jalani Eason added a 1-yard TD run before the end of the first half and Carlos Martin also scored from 1 yard out to make it 35-0 with 5:55 left in the third.

Portland State ran on 47 of its 56 plays, gaining 192 yards on the ground.

North Dakota 41, Montana 14: Nate Ketteringham threw four touchdown passes and ran for a fifth score in the first half as the Fighting Hawks blanked the Grizzlies through the first three quarters en route to a win in Grand Forks, North Dakota.

The North Dakota victory snaps a four-game win streak by the Grizzlies in the series as the Fighting Hawks won for the second time in the last seven meetings.

UC Davis 44, Idaho State 37 (OT): Jake Maier threw for 382 yards and a career-high five touchdowns and led the Aggies to a comeback win against the Bengals in Davis, California.

The Aggies trailed 30-14 early in the third before mounting their rally.

Southern Utah 48, Sacramento State 27: Jay Green Jr. ran for 107 yards and two touchdowns, and the Thunderbirds topped the Hornets for their first win of the season in Cedar City, Utah.

The Hornets continued to have trouble stopping the run, allowing five touchdowns and 259 yards rushing by Southern Utah.

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