Eastern Washington routs Idaho State 45-14

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POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) -- Bo Levi Mitchell passed for 397 yards and four touchdowns to lead Eastern Washington to a 45-14 victory over Idaho State on Saturday.

Mitchell connected with Nicholas Edwards for three touchdown passes. Ashton Clark added a 13-yard TD catch as Mitchell picked Idaho State's zone defense apart.

With the victory, Eastern Washington (6-5, 4-4 Big Sky) finished with its 14th winning season in the last 16 years.

Idaho State (2-9, 1-7) lost for the eighth consecutive time.

Idaho State lost Rodrick Rumble, the leading receiver in the FCS in average receptions per game with 10.70, when he was ejected for throwing a punch with 8:53 left in the second quarter. Rumble finished with five catches for 62 yards.

Mitchell, the FCS leader in total offense at 346 yards per game, finished with 433 as he rushed for 36 yards in addition to his passing accolades.