RICHMOND, Va. -- Terrance West rushed for 272 yards and 4 touchdowns, and caught a TD pass, to lead Towson to a 48-32 victory over Richmond Saturday in a Colonial Athletic Association matchup.
Towson (8-1, 4-1) had little trouble with Richmond (2-6, 0-4), building a 9-point halftime advantage then adding to that via a strong run game that amassed 341 yards.
West scored touchdowns in all four quarters, starting with a 6-yard reception from Peter Athens to open the scoring. Towson's leading rusher then scored on TD runs of 2, 1, 1, and 3 yards.
The Tigers also scored two defensive touchdowns. Christian Carpenter picked off Michael Strauss and returned it 34 yards for a second quarter score and Telvion Clark sacked Strauss, forced a fumble, recovered it and went 32 yards in the fourth quarter.
Strauss finished 28 of 38 for 281 yards and two TDs to pace the Spiders.
Jim Harbaugh participated Tuesday in an annual walk to the graves of Bo Schembechler and Fielding Yost, and the current Wolverines coach smashed a buckeye at the grave of his former coach.
In a push for bowl eligibility, the University of California has asked the NCAA to allow its season-opening win over FCS school Grambling State to count toward the necessary six wins.
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh smashes a buckeye at former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler's grave. Harbaugh's father and Michigan fans joined in to honor Schembechler. Michigan plays the rival Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday.
The 3-point stance discusses the late-season issues the nation's top receivers are having, the fitting Hornung Award finalists, and Oklahoma State.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones and Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason discuss their preparations for Week 13.
SEC Network's Greg McElroy and Jabari Greer discuss how Georgia will be able to contain Georgia Tech's offense.
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