October 11, 2014

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) Gus Johnson ran for 202 yards and three touchdowns and Zach Conque passed for 291 yards and three touchdowns as Stephen F. Austin defeated Nicholls 42-20 on Saturday night after a 50-minute lightning delay.

Johnson, who ran over 200 yards for the second game this year, scored on a 34-yard run to give SFA (4-2, 1-1 Southland Conference) a 14-7 lead to begin the second half. Nicholls (0-7, 0-3) answered when Tobias Lofton broke for a 66-yard scoring run with 9:30 remaining in the third. Conque, who rushed for 51 yards, scored from the 1 for a 21-13 lead with 6:14 left in the third. SFA quickly added another touchdown when Johnson scored from the 1.

The victory ended SFA's 12 road-game losing streak.

Johnson is now SFA's all-time career touchdown leader with 42. Jordan Wiggs kicked six extra points to become the school's all-time leading scorer with 304 points.

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