NCAA Football

Weber State Wildcats (10-2)


Weber State holds on to beat North Dakota in FCS playoffs

OGDEN, Utah (AP) Josh Davis and Damon Bankston combined for 251 yards rushing and three touchdowns and Weber State held on to beat North Dakota 38-31 on Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.

The Wildcats (10-2) will play at Big Sky rival and fourth-seed Montana State in the next round. The Wildcats lost to the Bobcats in Bozeman 43-38 during the regular season.

Weber State scored 24 points in the second quarter for a 31-14 halftime lead. A pair of North Dakota touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including Tommy Schuster's 4-yarder to Jack Wright with three minutes to go, got the Fighting Hawks (7-5) within seven points.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Barron2447
Passing TDs: B. Barron20
Rushing Yards: D. McMillan745
Rushing TDs: D. Bankston8
Receiving Yards: T. MacPherson941
Receiving TDs: T. MacPherson10
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 vs. Western Oregon W 41 - 5
9/10 at Utah State W 35 - 7
9/17 vs. Utah Tech W 44 - 14
9/24 at UC Davis W 17 - 12
10/8 vs. Eastern Washington W 45 - 21
10/15 at Portland State W 42 - 7
10/22 at Montana State L 38 - 43
10/29 vs. Montana W 24 - 21
11/5 vs. Sacramento State L 30 - 33
11/12 vs. Idaho State W 45 - 7
11/19 at Northern Arizona W 33 - 31
11/26 vs. North Dakota W 38 - 31
12/3 at Montana State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Big Sky
  Conference Overall
2 Sacramento State 8-0 11-0
3 Montana State 8-0 10-1
9 Weber State 6-2 10-2
18 Idaho 6-2 7-5
24 California-Davis 5-3 6-5
19 Montana 4-4 8-4
Portland State 3-5 4-7
Eastern Washington 2-6 3-8
Northern Colorado 2-6 3-8
Northern Arizona 2-6 3-8
Idaho State 1-7 1-10
Cal Poly 1-7 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5002 (21)
Passing Yards: 2495 (45)
Rushing Yards: 2507 (12)
Points per game: 36.0 (12)
Yards per game: 416.8 (27)
Touchdowns: 47 (20)
Field Goals: 18 (2)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3673 (26)
Passing Yards: 2136 (28)
Rushing Yards: 1537 (40)
Points per game: 19.3 (11)
Yards per game: 306.1 (10)
Touchdowns: 25 (11)
Field Goals: 8 (32)