Antonio Andrews ran 21 times for 204 yards and three touchdowns and Western Kentucky added a 38-7 win over Texas State to its bowl résumé on Saturday night at San Marcos, Texas.
Western Kentucky (7-4, 3-3 Sun Belt) led 17-7 at the half and scored three touchdowns — all on the ground — in the fourth quarter. Leon Allen ran for 53 yards and a touchdown and Anthony Wales added 46 yards and another score.
The Hilltoppers outgained Texas State 473-152 in total offense. The Hilltoppers averaged 6.98 yards per carry for 321 yards while holding the Bobcats to just 16 yards rushing. Western Kentucky had no turnovers while forcing five.
Tyler Arndt had three interceptions in five pass attempts for Texas State (6-5, 2-4). Tyler Jones replaced him and finished 14 of 25 for 104 yards, a touchdown and an interception.
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Charlotte 61, Morehead State 17: Kalif Phillips rushed for three touchdowns, and four backs scored touchdowns to lead Charlotte over host Morehead State.
Phillips had TD runs of 50, 4, and 12 on just 11 carries. Phillips now has 13 touchdowns and 716 yards rushing this season.
Matt Johnson and Damarrell Alexander each ran for a touchdown, and both had over 100 yards rushing. Alan Barnwell ran for a 70-yard TD, the longest of the day. Johnson, the 49ers quarterback, also threw for a score. He was 14 of 24 for 141 yards passing.
Austin Gahafer was 31 of 53 for 187 yards passing to lead Morehead State (3-9).
The Eagles' only score came when Gahafer connected with Justin Cornwall on a 19-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter.
Freshman running back Brandon Reeves headed Morehead State receivers with 120 yards on the ground as senior defensive lineman Aaron Meadows registered a career-best 10 tackles on defense in his last college game.
Carroll 38, Georgetown 28: Carroll College broke open a tight game by outscoring Georgetown College 10-0 in the fourth quarter on the way to a first-round victory in the NAIA Football Championships.
The Tigers had 317 total offensive yards to Carroll's 345 and failed to recover two fumbles.
Cumberlands 56, St. Ambrose 28: Adam Craig rushed for five touchdowns and threw for two more as undefeated Cumberlands rolled over St. Ambrose in the opening round of the NAIA Football Championship Series.
Craig had 24 carries for 115 yards. He also threw for 106 yards on 6-7 passing, finishing the day with 221 total offensive yards and 7 touchdowns. He was named the offensive player of the game.
Faquan Calhoun and Weston Hazelhurst led the Patriots' defense with nine and eight tackles, respectively.