Abilene Christian scores record 93 points in win

Updated: November 22, 2008, 10:59 PM ET
Associated Press

ABILENE, Texas -- Abilene Christian set a record for points in an NCAA playoff game, beating West Texas A&M 93-68 in the second round of the Division II playoffs Saturday.

Bernard Scott rushed for 292 yards and scored seven touchdowns, both playoff records.

The combined 161 points was an NCAA Division II record.

Abilene Christian (11-0) gained 810 yards of offense and scored touchdowns on 13 of 14 possessions. The only time the Wildcats didn't come away with points was on their second possession, when they missed a field goal attempt. The teams combined for 1,531 yards, also an NCAA Divison II record.

Keith Null, who completed 42 of 63 passes, set a school record by throwing for 595 yards and seven touchdowns in the loss for West Texas A&M (11-2), which was eliminated despite gaining 721 yards. Buffaloes receiver Charly Martin caught 14 passes for 323 yards and scored five times.

Abilene Christian, which will host Northwest Missouri State next Saturday, led 42-34 at halftime.

Billy Malone threw for 383 yards and six touchdowns, and Johnny Knox caught five passes for 125 yards for the Wildcats.

Scott had 19 carries and rushed for six touchdowns and added another score receiving.


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