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Nicholls State Defeats Western Michigan 27-23 - Recap

The Colonels grabbed a Week 2 victory over the Broncos on Saturday, winning 27-23 at Waldo Stadium.

Nicholls State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 29.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.

Kalen Henderson completed 8 of 11 pass attempts for 159 yards for the Colonels in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Broncos defense.

Dareyon Chance rushed for 123 yards for Western Michigan, while Brian Fields added 103 yards. Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 254 yards for the Broncos, while receivers Corey Davis and Brian Fields had 116 and 44 yards respectively.

Nicholls State was outgained by Western Michigan 485-447 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-18 by the Broncos.

Western Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:06/27:54 split in that important category.

Next game, Nicholls State takes its act on the road to face Louisiana-Lafayette looking for another win. For Western Michigan, they head on the road to face Northwestern.