JONESBORO, Ark. -- Alonzo Harris rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisiana-Lafayette beat Arkansas State 23-7 on Tuesday night for its fifth consecutive victory.
Harris had a 3-yard TD run in each of the first two quarters as the Ragin' Cajuns (5-2, 3-0 Sun Belt) jumped to a 20-7 halftime lead.
Elijah McGuire had 10 carries for 110 yards for Louisiana-Lafayette, which finished with 265 yards on the ground and outgained Arkansas State 470-168 overall. Stephen Brauchle kicked three field goals.
Adam Kennedy had a 3-yard touchdown run in the second quarter, but that was it for Arkansas State (3-4, 1-1). The Red Wolves had 10 first downs and held the ball for 17 minutes, 42 seconds, compared to 26 first downs and 42:18 in time of possession for the Cajuns.
Harris' second score gave Louisiana-Lafayette a 17-0 lead with 10:44 left in the second quarter. After Kennedy's TD run with 3:39 to go, Brauchle connected from 38 yards on the final play of the half.
Brauchle added a 30-yarder with 3 seconds left in the third.
Arkansas State senior Adam Kennedy was 11-for-20 passing for just 89 yards.
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