James Jacobs ran for 186 yards, including a 65-yard touchdown, and Niel Loebig threw for three other scores as Duquesne beat Georgetown, 45-7, yesterday in Pittsburgh.
Duquesne (2-1) entered the game ranked No. 4 in the NCAA Division I Mid-Major poll and lived up to the ranking by outgaining the Hoyas 410 yards to 138, with a 12-minute-plus advantage in time of possession.
Loebig opened the scoring with a four-yard pass to Bruce Hocker and added a 12-yard score to Chris Campbell for a 14-0 first-quarter lead.
Georgetown (1-2) scored its only touchdown, a seven-yard run by Kim Sarin, early in the second quarter. But the Hoyas then surrendered a 31-yard John Harris field goal and Loebig's third scoring pass, a 21-yarder, to Michel Warfield as the Dukes led 24-7 at the half.
Duquesne iced the game with three fourth-quarter scores, including Jacobs's long touchdown. Myke McAfoose added a one-yard run and Michael Ford scored on a 46-yard interception return to round out the scoring.
Loebig finished 17 of 24 for 206 yards and one interception. Jacobs averaged 7.4 yards on 25 carries.
Sarin rushed for 102 yards on 19 carries to lead Georgetown, which was held to 24 yards passing. Keith Allan was 1 for 10 for 22 yards and threw three interceptions. Backup Nick Cangelosi wasn't much better, completing 1 of 5 for two yards.
MCDANIEL 34, CATHOLIC 0: The Green Terror's Jason Hartman rushed for 94 yards and four touchdowns in the rout at home. Teammate Brod Maybank ran for a game-high 164 yards and Brad Baer was 9 of 15 for 105 passing yards with no interceptions. McDaniel improved to 2-1. The Cardinals are 0-3.
NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL 31, BOWIE STATE 28: In Durham, N.C., Adrian Warren completed 17 of 29 passes for 236 yards for the Eagles. The Bulldogs' Jabali Smith ran for 50 yards on 15 attempts. Bowie State fell to 2-2.