POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Vernon Adams threw for 432 yards and five touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington over Idaho State 55-34 in Pocatello on Saturday.
The Eagles (7-2, 5-0 Big Sky) fell behind 24-17 with five minutes left in the first half but didn’t stay down for long. They took the ensuing kickoff down to the Bengals’ 20-yard line, and two plays later were in the end zone.
Adams was efficient, picking up his 432 yards passing on 26 completions. He threw 44 times, including five touchdowns and one interception.
Cooper Kupp pulled down eight catches for 205 yards and two touchdowns.
Justin Arias was 44 of 64 for 441 yards, with three touchdowns and one interception for the Bengals (3-5, 1-5) and Luke Austin added 177 yards and one touchdown on 10 catches.
Idaho State trailed 31-24 at half time and never presented a substantial threat to the Eagles during the second half.
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