MURFREESBORO, Tenn. -- Freshman Alonzo Harris rushed for a career-high 189 yards and two touchdowns as Louisiana-Lafayette romped to a 45-20 win over Middle Tennessee on Saturday night.
Quarterback Blaine Gautier added two scores for the Ragin' Cajuns (7-2, 5-1 Sun Belt Conference), who were coming off a 42-23 loss to Western Kentucky that snapped their six-game winning streak.
Gautier ran 80 yards for a touchdown, giving Louisiana-Lafayette a 28-0 lead early in the third quarter, and passed for another TD, a 39-yarder to Javone Lawson just 3:03 later.
Harris, who had 33 carries, scored both TDs from 4 yards out, the first with 2:15 to go before halftime and then with 5:43 remaining for a 45-14 Ragin' Cajuns lead.
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