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No. 4 Pitt State Handles UCM Challenge in 38-17 Win

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WARRENSBURG, Mo. -- Zac Dickey rushed for a pair of touchdowns and passed for two more scores to lead No. 4 Pitt State to a 38-17 road win over Central Missouri Saturday (Oct. 22) at Audrey J. Walton Stadium.

The win helped the unbeaten Gorillas improve to 8-0 overall and 7-0 in Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association. while the Mules fell to 5-3 overall and 4-3 in the MIAA.

Pitt State scored 17 unanswered first-half points to turn a 7-3 margin into a 24-3 halftime margin. The Gorillas piled up 239 rushing yards in the first half and finished the game with 366 yards on the ground.

Briceton Wilson broke loose for a 44-yard touchdown run for the Gorillas first score with 7:37 to play in the first quarter. Dickey , who carried 22 times for a game-high 111 yards, added a 2-yard run early in the second quarter. He also tossed a 27-yard touchdown pass to Eric Love with 2:56 to play in the half, after the Gorillas recovered a fumble in UCM territory.

Jon Thomas added a 70-yard touchdown catch, surviving a hard smashing hit from UCM's Karl Parker 10 yards up field and then scooting untouched the rest of the way for the long score and a 31-10 lead with 3:54 to play in the third quarter.

Dickey, who completed nine of 13 passes for 155 yards in the game, capped Pitt State's scoring with a 10-yard run with 12:49 to play in the contest.

Pitt State limited the Mules to 111 rushing yards and just 292 total yards in the contest, with 59 yards coming on UCM's final cosmetic score with 3:26 remaining in the game. The Gorillas harrassed UCM quarterback Tommy Corwin into 17 of 39 passing in the contest. Jamar Howard, who came into the contest averaging 124.5 receiving yards per game, did not make a catch.

The Gorillas will enjoy a bye week on Oct. 29 before returning to Carnie Smith Stadium to host No. 3 ranked Washburn on Nov. 5 at 2 p.m.

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