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North Dakota State, James Madison thriving at 1-2 in STATS FCS Top 25

(STATS) - In a season of numerous ups and downs in the STATS FCS Top 25, there have been two constants: North Dakota State and James Madison, who've been ranked No. 1 and 2, respectively, since the preseason.

Their blowout wins this past Saturday solidified them even more in the national media rankings on Monday. North Dakota State (10-0), the two-time defending FCS champion, beat Western Illinois 57-21 to become the first team to reach double-digits win and James Madison (9-1) topped New Hampshire 54-16 to become the first team to clinch at least a share of its conference title - its fourth in CAA Football over the last five seasons.

Both teams are beating FCS opponents on average by about 28 points. North Dakota State's magic number to clinch a ninth straight Missouri Valley Football Conference title is down to one. James Madison's only loss was against an FBS program - a 20-13, season-opening defeat to West Virginia.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Smith3041
Passing TDs: B. Smith24
Rushing Yards: C. Blackman500
Rushing TDs: C. Blackman5
Receiving Yards: L. Winningham814
Receiving TDs: T. Hudson8
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/29 at Western Kentucky W 35 - 28
9/7 at Austin Peay W 24 - 16
9/14 vs. Abilene Christian W 31 - 30
9/22 at Hawaii L 16 - 35
10/5 at Nicholls L 14 - 34
10/12 vs. McNeese W 40 - 31
10/19 at Northwestern State W 31 - 30
10/26 vs. Sam Houston State W 29 - 25
11/2 at Lamar W 45 - 17
11/9 vs. Southeastern Louisiana L 0 - 34
11/16 vs. Stephen F. Austin 1:00 PT2:00 MT3:00 CT4:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
11/22 at UIW 4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET12:30 GMT8:30 北京时间5:30 MST6:30 CST7:30 EST
Southland
  Conference Overall
23 Southeastern Louisiana 5-2 6-3
24 Nicholls State 5-2 6-4
Sam Houston State 5-2 6-4
14 Central Arkansas 5-2 7-3
McNeese State 4-3 6-4
UIW 4-4 5-5
Abilene Christian 4-4 5-5
Northwestern State 2-5 2-8
Stephen F. Austin 2-5 2-8
Lamar 2-5 4-6
Houston Baptist 1-5 4-6
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3857 (52)
Passing Yards: 3144 (7)
Rushing Yards: 713 (122)
Points per game: 26.5 (69)
Yards per game: 385.7 (61)
Touchdowns: 33 (62)
Field Goals: 11 (35)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4249 (96)
Passing Yards: 2734 (114)
Rushing Yards: 1515 (61)
Points per game: 28.0 (66)
Yards per game: 424.9 (90)
Touchdowns: 35 (77)
Field Goals: 10 (82)