- Associated Press - Thursday, November 3, 2016

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) - Kyran Irvin ran six times for 102 yards, Chase Fourcade had a hand in three touchdowns and Nicholls beat Lamar 35-10 on Thursday night.

The Colonels (5-4, 5-2 Southland) scored 28 straight points to lead 35-3 on Fourcade’s second TD run early in the fourth quarter. The Cardinals (3-6, 3-4) scored their first touchdown and capped the scoring with 3:14 left in the game.

Fourcade opened the scoring with a 9-yard run in the first quarter and made it 14-3 on a 25-yard pass to Damion Jeanpiere in the second. Fourcade finished with 169 yards passing and 20 yards rushing.

Mason Boudreaux scored on short TD runs in the second and third quarters to stretch the Colonels’ lead to 28-3. Irvin set up Boudreaux’s second TD run with a 78-yard carry.

Adam Morse passed for 255 yards and Zae Giles had six catches for 66 yards and a touchdown for Lamar.



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