Scores

Final

Georgia State 41

(1-6, 1-2 away)

Rhode Island 7

(0-6, 0-3 home)

1:00 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Meade Stadium, Kingston, RI

1 2 3 4 T
GAST 14 10 10 741
URI 0 0 0 77

Top Performers

Passing: B. Bentsen (URI) - 179 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: J. Sebastian (URI) - 15 CAR, 60 YDS

Receiving: J. Migliarese (URI) - 5 REC, 62 YDS, 1 TD

Georgia State 41, Rhode Island 7

Associated Press

KINGSTON, R.I. -- Donald Russell ran for a school record 201 yards on 21 carries, including two touchdowns, while Ben McLane passed for two more scores as Georgia State rolled to a 41-7 win over Rhode Island in Colonial Athletic Association action Saturday.

The win is Georgia State's first as a member of the Football Bowl Subdivision.

Russell's outburst marked his fourth 100-plus yard effort in seven games this year. He scored on rushing plays of 45 and 6 yards, and also reeled in a 35-yard touchdown pass from McLane early in the first quarter.

Georgia State (1-6, 1-3) jumped to a 24-0 halftime lead, and expanded the advantage to 41-0 before the Rams (0-6, 0-3) scored in the fourth. Joe Migliarese did the honors, pulling in a 16-yard pass from Robert Bentson.

Rhode Island was outgained on the ground 274-104, and allowed Georgia State to pick up 8.1 yards per carry.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Team Stat Comparison

 
GAST
URI
1st Downs2217
Total Yards491288
Passing217184
Rushing274104
Penalties8-6010-108
3rd Down Conversions1-94-14
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers02
Possession21:5038:10

Passing Leaders

Georgia StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McLane14/252138.520
Rhode IslandC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bentsen16/331795.411

Rushing Leaders

Georgia StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Russell212019.6245
Wilson22311.5015
Rhode IslandCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sebastian15604.0015
Delgado4266.5010

Receiving Leaders

Georgia StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Wilson37123.7033
Ogbuehi44010.0015
Rhode IslandRECYDSAVGTDLG
Migliarese56212.4120
Johnson-Farrell35016.7031

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERGASTURI
TD10:33Donald Russell 35 Yd Pass From Ben McLane (Wil Lutz Kick) 70
TD07:34Donald Russell 45 Yd Run (Wil Lutz Kick) 140
SECOND QUARTERGASTURI
TD12:38Travis Evans 36 Yd Pass From Ben McLane (Wil Lutz Kick) 210
FG00:47Wil Lutz 40 Yd 240
THIRD QUARTERGASTURI
FG13:25Wil Lutz 26 Yd 270
TD06:02Donald Russell 6 Yd Run (Wil Lutz Kick) 340
FOURTH QUARTERGASTURI
TD14:28Travis Evans 2 Yd Run (Wil Lutz Kick) 410
TD03:57Joe Migliarese 16 Yd Pass From Bob Bentsen (Dylan Smith Kick) 417