Idaho State ends 48-game road losing streak

Greeley, CO ( – Idaho State emphatically ended a 48-game road
losing streak Saturday as Xavier Finney rushed for 236 yards and Daniel McSurdy
scored three touchdowns on the ground in a 46-12 victory at Northern Colorado.

Idaho State hadn’t won on the road since they were victorious at Northern
Colorado, 41-13, in a Big Sky Conference game on Oct. 7, 2006.

But the Bengals (5-3, 3-1) coasted to the win after building a 24-0 halftime

Quarterback Justin Arias was 25-for-43 for 276 yards and two touchdowns.

McSurdy finished with 90 yards on 11 carries. Finney carried the ball 22 times.

Linebacker Mitch Beckstead had a big game with 11 tackles, 2.5 tackles for
loss, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble.

Northern Colorado fell to 2-6 overall and 1-4 in the Big Sky.