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Bethune-Cookman routs Savannah State 59-3
Saturday, Nov 12, 2011

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP)—David Blackwell rushed for three touchdowns and passed for two more as Bethune-Cookman’s ground game was too much for Savannah State in a 59-3 win on Saturday.

Blackwell ran for 203 yards on six carries as the Wildcats amassed 431 yards rushing on 41 carries. Blackwell scored on runs of 80, 37 and 59 yards. He also completed 8 of 10 passes for 147 yards and two touchdowns.

The Wildcats piled up 625 yards of total offense but their quick scores enabled Savannah State to hold possession for 33:52 compared to 26 minutes for Bethune-Cookman.

The Wildcats (7-3, 5-2 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference) have won five games in a row and the three points allowed are the fewest allowed since shutting out South Carolina State 14-0 on Oct. 16, 2010.

Savannah State (1-9, 1-6) has lost six games in a row, the past four by a combined total of 173-18.

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