Scores

Final

Nicholls State 24

(4-6, 1-4 Southland)

Sam Houston 49

(8-2, 4-1 Southland)

3:00 PM ET, November 9, 2013

Bowers Stadium, Huntsville, TX

1 2 3 4 T
NICH 3 0 0 2124
SHSU 7 14 28 049

Top Performers

Passing: B. Hebert (NICH) - 148 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. Bell (SHSU) - 4 CAR, 82 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Williams (SHSU) - 4 REC, 84 YDS, 1 TD

Sam Houston State defeats Nicholls State 49-24

Associated Press

HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- Keshawn Hill and Brian Bell accounted for four touchdowns as Sam Houston State ran over Nicholls State 49-24 Saturday.

Hill had TD runs of 16 and 1 as the Bearkats (8-2, 4-1 Southland Conference) scored seven unanswered touchdowns. Bell, the Bearkats' quarterback, added a 45-yard touchdown run, and also threw a 56-yard TD pass to Torrance Williams.

Richard Sincere had a 32-yard touchdown run, and a 48-yard interception return for a touchdown by Michael Wade rounded out the scoring for the Bearkats.

The Bearkats have scored 44 points of more in seven of their eight wins.

Nicholls State (4-6, 1-4) scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter. Michael Henry rushed for a 2-yard score. Beaux Hebert then added TD passes of 46 and 7 yards. The Colonels have a four-game losing streak, and have given up 49 points or more in their six losses this season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
SHSU
1st Downs2122
Total Yards412442
Passing246158
Rushing166284
Penalties8-817-60
3rd Down Conversions4-135-8
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers31
Possession36:2823:32

Passing Leaders

Nicholls StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hebert15/161489.320
Sam Houston StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Bell12/181588.810

Rushing Leaders

Nicholls StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Figaro181176.5028
Wilson11302.709
Sam Houston StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bell48220.5145
Sincere5479.4132

Receiving Leaders

Nicholls StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Marcus25125.5146
Wilson34715.7029
Sam Houston StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams48421.0156
Thomas33511.7018

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNICHSHSU
FG09:49Andrew Dolan 37 Yd 30
TD07:55Keshawn Hill 16 Yd Run (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERNICHSHSU
TD14:54Richard Sincere 32 Yd Run (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 314
TD11:31Brian Bell 45 Yd Run (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 321
THIRD QUARTERNICHSHSU
TD12:10Keshawn Hill 1 Yd Run (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 328
TD10:45Michael Wade 48 Yd Interception Return (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 335
TD08:43Torrance Williams 56 Yd Pass From Brian Bell (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 342
TD01:31Don King III 10 Yd Run (Luc Swimberghe Kick) 349
FOURTH QUARTERNICHSHSU
TD10:28Michael Henry 2 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1049
TD02:15Xavier Marcus 46 Yd Pass From Beaux Hebert (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1749
TD00:31Russ Gisclair 7 Yd Pass From Beaux Hebert (Andrew Dolan Kick) 2449