Scores

Final

E Washington 55

(7-2, 5-0 Big Sky)

Idaho State 34

(3-6, 1-5 Big Sky)

5:00 PM ET, November 2, 2013

Holt Arena, POCATELLO, ID

1 2 3 4 T
EWU 10 21 17 755
IDST 10 14 3 734

Top Performers

Passing: V. Adams (EWU) - 432 YDS, 5 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: Q. Forte (EWU) - 6 CAR, 119 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Kupp (EWU) - 8 REC, 205 YDS, 2 TD

Eagles fly past Bengals 55-34

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho -- Vernon Adams threw for 432 yards and five touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington over Idaho State 55-34 in Pocatello on Saturday.

The Eagles (7-2, 5-0 Big Sky) fell behind 24-17 with five minutes left in the first half but didn't stay down for long. They took the ensuing kickoff down to the Bengals' 20-yard line, and two plays later were in the end zone.

Adams was efficient, picking up his 432 yards passing on 26 completions. He threw 44 times, including five touchdowns and one interception.

Cooper Kupp pulled down eight catches for 205 yards and two touchdowns.

Justin Arias was 44 of 64 for 441 yards, with three touchdowns and one interception for the Bengals (3-5, 1-5) and Luke Austin added 177 yards and one touchdown on 10 catches.

Idaho State trailed 31-24 at half time and never presented a substantial threat to the Eagles during the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EWU
IDST
1st Downs3132
Total Yards743566
Passing432441
Rushing311125
Penalties7-1096-50
3rd Down Conversions6-136-17
4th Down Conversions1-12-2
Turnovers21
Possession27:1032:50

Passing Leaders

Eastern WashingtonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Adams26/444329.851
Idaho StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Arias44/644416.931

Rushing Leaders

Eastern WashingtonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Forte611919.8283
Wilson68313.8048
Idaho StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Finney221024.6118
McSurdy4164.007

Receiving Leaders

Eastern WashingtonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kupp820525.6254
Clark68614.3128
Idaho StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Austin1017717.7149
Cook89311.6019

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREWUIDST
TD11:51Quincy Forte 1 Yd Run (Kevin Miller Kick) 70
FG08:48Kevin Miller 26 Yd 100
TD05:22Cameron Richmond 7 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 107
FG00:22Brendon Garcia 35 Yd 1010
SECOND QUARTEREWUIDST
TD10:43Ashton Clark 28 Yd Pass From Vernon Adams (Kevin Miller Kick) 1710
TD08:18Broc Malcom 9 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 1717
TD05:05Luke Austin 49 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 1724
TD04:25Quincy Forte 4 Yd Pass From Vernon Adams (Kevin Miller Kick) 2424
TD01:44Cooper Kupp 35 Yd Pass From Vernon Adams (Kevin Miller Kick) 3124
THIRD QUARTEREWUIDST
FG12:50Brendon Garcia 37 Yd 3127
TD11:00Shaquille Hill 44 Yd Pass From Vernon Adams (Kevin Miller Kick) 3827
TD08:33Quincy Forte 83 Yd Run (Kevin Miller Kick) 4527
FG01:58Kevin Miller 42 Yd 4827
FOURTH QUARTEREWUIDST
TD10:45Xavier Finney 1 Yd Run (Brendon Garcia Kick) 4834
TD09:37Cooper Kupp 54 Yd Pass From Vernon Adams (Kevin Miller Kick) 5534