CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ean Pemberton ran for 112 of Austin Peay’s 378 rushing yards in a 56-0 trouncing of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics opponent Culver-Stockton on Saturday.
Pemberton and Terrence Oliver each scored a pair of touchdowns for the Governors (1-8), with Pemberton picking up his yards on eight carries. Five Austin Peay rushers gained at least 50 yards, and the team rushed for six TDs for the first time since Nov. 3, 1996 against Tennessee-Martin.
The Governors’ Jake Ryan was 6-of-8 passing for 38 yards and two TDs.
Austin Peay scored 50-plus points in a game for the first time since a 59-7 win over Kentucky Wesleyan on Oct. 20, 2001, and snapped a 10-game losing.
The Wildcats (1-9) went 3 of 13 on third downs and accrued 41 yards total offense, with Curtis Widener going 5-of-13 passing for 30 yards and three interceptions. Austin Peay also recovered two Culver-Stockton fumbles.