JONESBORO, Ark. -- Warren Wand ran for 143 yards and one touchdown to help lead Arkansas State to a 30-12 win over Texas State on Saturday afternoon and move into a four-way tie at the top of the Sun Belt Conference.
Wand, who went over 2,000 yards rushing for his career, averaged 4.9 yards a carry against the Bobcats. Justice Hansen threw for 229 yards and one touchdown.
Arkansas State (6-3, 5-1), which is tied with Appalachian State, Georgia State and Troy for the conference lead, spotted Texas State a touchdown before scoring 16 straight to lead 16-6 at halftime.
Damian Williams hit Anthony D. Taylor on an 18-scoring strike for the Bobcats to close to 16-12 early in the third quarter. The Red Wolves answered with Hansen running one in and passing to Kendrick Edwards for another in the third.
Williams threw for 103 yards with one score for the Bobcats (2-9, 1-6).
Duke dodged trouble in the short term when its starting quarterback went down.
The No. 18 Texas Longhorns travel to Kansas State Saturday with one thing on their minds: change. That idea sounds pretty good to Kansas State right now as well.
The schedule forces Michigan State to take a step back this week. If the Spartans want to remain in the rankings, they can't afford to take an even bigger step back.
South Carolina will be the next team to see if it can stop or at least slow Kentucky running back Benny Snell when the Gamecocks and Wildcats clash Saturday in Lexington, Ky.
Florida coach Dan Mullen understands he may get less than a welcoming reception when the Gators visit No. 23 Mississippi State on Saturday.
Two top-10 teams have not squared off at Notre Dame Stadium since 2005.