September 13, 2014

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) Derrick Milton ran for 109 yards on 12 carries and scored three touchdowns to lead McNeese State to a 48-16 win over Prairie View A&M on Saturday night.

Kelvin Bennett had 95 yards on 16 carries and Daniel Sams rushed for 73 yards as McNeese State (1-1) totaled 376 yards rushing, racking up 514 total yards. Tyler Bolfing was 7-of-8 passing for 117 yards and one score.

The Cowboys, who suffered a last-minute 31-24 loss to Nebraska last week, jumped out to a 20-3 lead in the first quarter against Prairie View (0-2). They had a 27-3 lead at the half and extended that to 34-3 in the third.

Jerry Lovelocke was 21 of 52 for 242 yards passing for Prairie View (0-2). Greg Thurmond rushed for 67 yards on five carries and Nick Pitre had 66 yards rushing for the Panthers.

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