(2-1, 1-0 home)
7:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012
Estes Stadium, Conway, AR
Passing: W. Smothers (CARK) - 179 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: W. Matthews (CARK) - 10 CAR, 153 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: T. Bobo (CARK) - 4 REC, 75 YDS, 1 TD
CONWAY, Ark. -- Wynrick Smothers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score as Central Arkansas cruised past Bacone 70-3 Saturday night.
Dezmin Lewis scored three touchdowns -- on a pass from Smothers, on a blocked punt return and a fumble return -- for the Bears (2-1) in their home opener.
Willie Mathews ran for 153 yards, more than the Warriors managed in total offense, and capped the scoring with an 83-yard run in the fourth quarter.
Central Arkansas scored 21 points in each of the first three quarters. Bacone (1-3), an NAIA school from Muskogee, Okla., managed a field goal of 37 yards by Jamie Moore in the second quarter.
This was the first meeting between the schools.