Wells and Knox account for 5 TDs; Marshall beats La. Tech

Louisiana Techs 51-21 win

RUSTON, La. (AP) — Grant Wells accounted for three touchdowns, Brenden Knox ran for two scores, and Marshall cruised to a 35-17 win over Louisiana Tech. Wells was 19-of-24 passing for 227 yards and two TDs and his 1-yard scoring run gave the Thundering Herd (4-0) the lead for good at 7-0 with 5:36 left in the first quarter. Knox finished with 32 carries for 125 yards. Knox capped a 12-play, 85-yard drive with a 1-yard TD late in the second quarter and his 7-yard scoring run midway through the third made it 21-3. Adrian Hardy led Louisiana Tech with nine receptions for 102 yards and a score.