GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Vernon Adams threw for 307 yards and two touchdowns and the defense forced two crucial turnovers in the second half as Eastern Washington pulled away from North Dakota for a 35-14 win in a Big Sky Conference game Saturday.
The Eagles (4-2, 2-0 Big Sky) were leading 21-14 late in the third quarter when Ronnie Hamline intercepted Joe Mollberg's pass and returned it 77 yards for a touchdown.
North Dakota(2-4, 1-2) responded with a long drive but receiver Jer Garmen lost a fumble at the EWU 10. Eastern then marched 90 yards, capped by Mario Brown's 3-yard run to put the game away. Overall UND had four turnovers.
Adams hit 22 of 30 passes and Ashton Clark had seven catches for 116 yards for EWU.