Cent. Arkansas 34, Tennessee Tech 14

Nathan Dick threw for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead

Central Arkansas over Tennessee Tech 34-14 on Saturday, in the

first round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

The Bears (9-3), playing in their first FCS playoff game in

their second year of eligibility, will travel to second-round

opponent Montana on Saturday.

Dick was 23 of 39 for 319 yards, and threw scoring passes of 42

yards to Jesse Grandy and 30 yards to Thomas Hart – both in the

second half. Dick also had a 1-yard scoring run to help the Bears

pull away, 17-7 with 1:55 left in the second quarter.

Central Arkansas finished with 439 yards, compared to 349 by the

Golden Eagles (7-4).

Tre Lamb led Tennessee Tech with 291 yards and two touchdowns on

30 of 44 passes. Tim Benford had 94 receiving yards on seven

catches.