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Louisiana Tech 24, Utah St. 6

RUSTON, La. -- Lennon Creer ran for two touchdowns and Louisiana Tech defeated Utah State 24-6 on Saturday.

Creer, who finished with 120 yards on 18 carries, put the Bulldogs (2-4, 1-1 Western Athletic Conference) ahead 14-0 with 7:30 left in the second quarter.

The Aggies (2-4, 0-2) would kick two field goals, and couldn't catch up to Louisiana Tech, which had 427 yards of offense.

Tim Molton, who scored the Bulldogs' first touchdown on an 11-yard pass from Ross Jenkins, had 93 yards on eight carries. Jenkins finished with 149 yards and an interception on 20 of 32 passes.

Utah State managed just 73 yards passing, and totaled 195 yards of offense. Adrien Cole led the Bulldogs' defense with 12 tackles.

Peter Caldwell scored all of Utah State's points on a 40-yard field goal late in the second quarter and a 22-yarder late in the third.