Scores

Final

Nicholls State 14

(1-3, 0-1 Southland)

Cent Arkansas 34

(4-2, 2-1 Southland)

7:00 PM ET, October 6, 2012

Estes Stadium, CONWAY, AR

1 2 3 4 T
NICH 7 7 0 014
CARK 7 6 14 734

Top Performers

Passing: W. Smothers (CARK) - 289 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Hinton (CARK) - 18 CAR, 106 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Grandy (CARK) - 13 REC, 111 YDS

Cent. Arkansas 34, Nicholls 14

Associated Press

CONWAY, Ark. -- Jackie Hinton had 18 carries for 106 yards and a touchdown to lead Central Arkansas to a 34-14 victory Saturday over Nicholls State.

The win for Central Arkansas (4-2, 2-1 Southland Conference) extends their winning streak over Nicholls State (1-3, 0-1) to four dating back to the 2009 season.

Wynri Smothers completed 31 of 43 pass attempts for 289 yards and a touchdown with Jesse Grande catching 13 of those passes for 111 yards. Dominiqu Croom caught the only touchdown pass of the night from Smothers on a 13-yard strike with 6:15 to go in the third quarter, part of the 21 unanswered points for the Bears in the second half.

Jacoby Walker sealed the deal for Central Arkansas on a 2-yard touchdown run with 9 seconds to go in the game.

Colonels Landry Klann was 12 of 18 for 269 yards, a touchdown and an interception in the loss.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NICH
CARK
1st Downs1230
Total Yards367511
Passing269289
Rushing98222
Penalties7-899-104
3rd Down Conversions1-79-19
4th Down Conversions0-05-5
Turnovers11
Possession22:3537:25

Passing Leaders

Nicholls StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Klann12/1826914.911
Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Smothers31/432896.710

Rushing Leaders

Nicholls StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington11666.0124
Figaro5285.6010
Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hinton181065.9120
Walker7395.6114

Receiving Leaders

Nicholls StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Buchanan29045.0179
Turner38227.3069
Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Grandy131118.5016
Croom56312.6129

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNICHCARK
TD04:46Jackie Hinton 1 Yd Run (Eddie Camara Kick) 07
TD03:13Marcus Washington 4 Yd Run (Andrew Dolan Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERNICHCARK
FG11:49Eddie Camara 22 Yd 710
TD10:53Erik Buchanan 79 Yd Pass From Landry Klann (Andrew Dolan Kick) 1410
FG00:29Eddie Camara 42 Yd 1413
THIRD QUARTERNICHCARK
TD10:46Terence Bobo 18 Yd Run (Eddie Camara Kick) 1420
TD06:15Dominique Croom 13 Yd Pass From Wynrick Smothers (Eddie Camara Kick) 1427
FOURTH QUARTERNICHCARK
TD00:09Jacoby Walker 2 Yd Run (Eddie Camara Kick) 1434