Broncos Down Nicholls State 38-7 - Match Report
The battle between the Broncos and Colonels didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Nicholls State was handed a 38-7 defeat on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
The Broncos were a 27-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 53.5.
Alex Carder completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 143 yards for the Broncos in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Colonels defense.
Marcus Washington rushed for 46 yards for Nicholls State, while LaQuintin Caston added 33 yards. LaQuintin Caston threw for 46 yards for the Colonels, while receivers Kenyad Blair and Nick Scelfo had 21 and 14 yards respectively.
Western Michigan outgained Nicholls State 399-185 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-10 by the Broncos.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 31:12/28:48, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Western Michigan takes its act home to face Central Michigan looking for another win. For Nicholls State, they head on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette.