INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Louis Colosimo threw for two touchdowns, Aris Hilliard rushed for two scores and Davidson beat Butler 49-35 on Saturday.
Davidson (4-1, 3-0 Pioneer) entered leading the FCS by averaging 300 yards rushing per game, and gained 363 yards on 48 carries against Butler. Hilliard carried it four times, including a 59-yard run to tie it at 7, for 105 yards. Coy Williams rushed for 65 yards and a score, his 10th of the season.
Colosimo only attempted 10 passes and seven went for completions.
After Butler tied it at 21 with 1:06 remaining before halftime, Davidson went on a seven-play, 70-yard drive for the first of four unanswered touchdowns. Mark McCurdy caught at 35-yard score, Hilliard added a 15-yarder on the ground, Bradyn Oakley caught a Colosimo pass for 57 yards and Eli Turner Jr. gave Davidson a 49-21 lead with a 4-yard run.
Bret Bushka was 21 of 32 for 166 yards and two touchdowns for Butler (2-5, 0-4). He also rushed for 46 yards and a score. AJ Deinhart rushed for 96 yards, including a 53-yard TD, and Yogi Flager caught 10 passes for 68 yards and two TDs.
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