Idaho St. rolls Portland St. 59-30 with almost 700 yards
POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) Tanner Gueller threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns and Idaho State collected 697 total yards of offense to beat winless Portland State 59-30 Saturday in Big Sky Conference action.
Ty Flanagan ran 21 times for 108 yards and four touchdowns, James Madison had 23 for 160 and a score while Mitch Gueller had four receptions for 195 yards and a touchdown for Idaho State (4-4, 2-3).
Portland State (0-7, 0-4) posted its only lead of the game at 2-0 when the Vikings defense forced a safety after the Bengals fumbled and recovered the ball in its own end zone on Idaho State's first offensive play.
Flanagan ran for 4-yard score to put the Bengals up 10-2 before Jalani Eason threw a 31-yard score to Trent Riley to reduce the Vikings' deficit to 10-9. Flanagan recorded his second TD on a 2-yard run, and Andre Petties-Wilson kept Portland State in it with a 77-yard scoring run.
Idaho State's defense stiffened, and Gueller threw two quick scores to Hagen Graves and Mitch Gueller and built a 31-16 halftime lead that wasn't challenged.
Eason threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns.
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