POCATELLO, Idaho -- Xavier Finney rushed for two touchdowns to lead Idaho State to a 38-5 non-conference victory over Black Hills State on Saturday.
Kevin Yost passed for 424 yards and two touchdowns for the Bengals of the FCS Big Sky Conference. Yost's scoring passes were for 3 yards to Derek Graves and 9 yards to Cam Richmond.
Idaho State (1-1) started slowly and trailed 2-0 midway through the first half after the Yellow Jackets of the Division II Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference got a safety following a holding call in the end zone.
Yost completed 41 passes in 58 attempts and was not intercepted. Backup C.J. Reyes was 9-of-11 for 74 yards, giving the Bengals 498 passing yards. They added 128 yards on the ground for 626 yards total offense.
Black Hills State (0-1) finished with 198 yards total offense.