HOUSTON (AP) Hayden Hildebrand completed 19 of 24 passes for 274 yards and four touchdowns to lead Central Arkansas to its third straight win, a 43-7 victory over Houston Baptist on Saturday.
Central Arkansas (3-2, 3-0 Southland Conference) has scored more than 40 points while limiting the opposition to less than 100 rushing yards in the last three games. The defense held Houston Baptist (1-4, 0-3) to a minus 9 yards rushing.
Dominque Thomas, who had a career-high 126 yards rushing in the 42-14 win over Abilene Christian last week, ran for 119 yards on 18 carries against the Huskies.
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Desmond Smith hauled in four passes for 78 yards and Jatavious Wilson grabbed two for 53 yards.
Brandon Cox returned a punt 93 yards to give the Bears a 13-0 lead with 1:58 left in the first quarter.
Max Staver threw for 276 yards on 22-of-40 passing for Houston Baptist.