Eastern Washington proved they were the best team in the Big Sky Conference Saturday afternoon. The Bobcats headed into the locker room trailing 26-21 but the Eagles blew out MSU in the second half to pick up the 54-29 win.
Cody Kirk gave the Bobcats an early 7-0 lead as ran for a 3 yard touchdown. The Eagles would follow up Kirk's rush with two touchdown passes from Washington sophomore quarterback Vernon Adams to give the Eagles a 14-7 lead.
The two teams traded touchdowns to the half and that was when the Eagle offense and defense caught fire. Eastern Washington grabbed another two touchdowns in the third quarter while holding the Bobcats scoreless to take a 40-21 lead.
MSU was able to contain Adams through the first half, but in the second half of the game Adams proved why he is one of the top quarterbacks in the conference. Adams finished the game completing 16 of 18 passes for 300 yards to go along with four passing touchdowns. Adams also had76 rushing yards and one score on the ground to give him five total touchdowns on the day.
The Eagles are now the final undefeated team in Big Sky Conference play as the Bobcats conference record will go to 5-1.
MSU will be back at home Saturday, Nov, 16 when they host conference member Southern Utah.