Greeley, CO (SportsNetwork.com) – 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.