BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) Elijah Elliott and quarterback Tommy Mellott each had more than 100 yards rushing as Montana State rolled to a 55-21 rout of rival Montana on Saturday for a share of the Big Sky Conference title.
Montana State (10-1, 8-0), ranked third in the FCS coaches poll, tied second-ranked Sacramento State atop the conference standings after the Hornets beat UC Davis 27-21 later in the day. The Bobcats didn't play Sacramento State this season.
Mellott threw for 104 yards and ran for 141 with two scores. Elliott finished with 126 yards rushing. Sean Chambers and Marqui Johnson combined for 160 yards rushing and two touchdowns for Montana State, which finished with 561 yards of offense, 439 on the ground.