HOUSTON (AP)Zachary Clement threw for 373 yards and two touchdowns and Northwestern State took control from the beginning in a 37-10 win over Houston Christian on Saturday.
Northwestern State (3-4 overall) is 3-0 in the Southland Conference for the first time since 2002.
The Demons entered the contest scoring 80 of their 129 points (62%) after halftime. Against Houston Christian they flipped the script with three first-quarter touchdowns and a field goal and led 24-0.
Kennieth Lacy ran for 107 yards on 16 carries and scored a touchdown and Zach Patterson caught 10 passes for 108 yards and a touchdown for Northwestern State. Clement aired it out, completing 30-of-53 passes and suffered three interceptions.
The Huskies’ (2-4, 1-2) Nate Livingston ran for 105 yards on 18 carries. Caleb Flagg’s 31-yard pick-6 of Clement with 4:13 left in the third was Houston Christian’s lone touchdown.
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