ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP)Isaac Washington ran for 149 yards and two touchdowns and Bethune-Cookman beat Mississippi Valley State 22-6 on Saturday night.
Washington ran for 117 in the first half alone for the Wildcats (2-1). Quarterback Akevious Williams added 116 yards and a score rushing.
The Wildcats scored first after dropping MVSU’s Dejerric Bryant in his own end zone for a safety. The Delta Devils (0-3) took a 6-2 lead on a Bryant touchdown throw with 25 seconds left in the first quarter.
Washington answered for the Wildcats with a 57-yard dash for a score that made it 9-6 midway through the second quarter and later, a 21-yard scoring run to cap an 84-yard drive for a 15-6 halftime lead.
The Wildcats offense stalled in the third quarter but Williams broke for a 38-yard TD run late in the fourth for the final score.
Bryant had 141 yards and a score passing for the Delta Devils.