MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Nicholls State coach J.P. Piper wanted to chew out his team after a 39-point loss. He thought better of it when he considered the possible effect on his young players.
BATON ROUGE — Les Miles loves calling Death Valley the place opponents' dreams go to die. The same might someday be said about Johnny Manziel's bid for a second Heisman Trophy.
CONWAY, S.C. (AP) — Elfrid Payton scored 32 and Shawn Long contributed 24 points and 17 rebounds as Louisiana-Lafayette upended winless Oakland 84-75 on Saturday night.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nick Montana threw for 171 yards and three touchdowns to lead Tulane to a 45-3 win over University of Texas at El Paso Saturday.
NATCHITOCHES (AP) — Zach Adkins threw three touchdown passes on 333 yards passing as Northwestern State defeated Stephen F. Austin 40-27 on Saturday in the Battle for Chief Caddo.