Military rolls by Villanova 49-10, offers Monken landmark victory

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Tyhier Tyler ran for 3 touchdowns, Tyson Riley added a career-high 158 yards dashing and Military returned to its operating roots in beating Villanova 49-10 on Saturday, giving coach Jeff Monken a landmark victory.

Every week after their first 300-yard passing sport since 2007 in an time beyond regulation loss to UTSA, the Black Knights (1-2) ran for 472 yards in Monken’s 59th win at Military, breaking a second-place tie with Charles Daly (1913-16, 1919-22). Crimson Blaik (1941-58) is the chief at 121.

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“That doesn’t have something to do with me,” Monken mentioned of his transfer up the Military victory record. “It’s these nice gamers and and the gamers which have performed right here in the previous couple of years that I’ve been right here. I’m very lucky to be the coach at West Level. I like this place. It’s unbelievable to have the option serve the Military and to serve this establishment as the top coach and, , I hope there’s a bunch extra to return.”

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Military threw one go, which was incomplete, whereas dashing for probably the most yards ever given up by Villanova.

Jakobi Buchanan, listed at 6-feet, 260 kilos, rumbled 55 yards to assist arrange Tyler’s 7-yard rating within the first quarter. That was Buchanan’s solely carry as he left the sport with a left knee damage.

The Wildcats (2-1), ranked fifth within the FCS coaches ballot, tied the sport on Connor Watkins’ 5-yard go to Rayjuon Pringle. However Tyler went 23 yards earlier than spinning into the tip zone for a 14-7 lead and Military led the remainder of the best way.

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Jabari Moore and Marquel Broughton had first-half interceptions for Military (1-2) with Broughton’s resulting in Cade Ballard’s 6-yard rating and a 21-7 halftime lead.

Riley added a 70-yard TD run early within the second half. Tyrell Robinson made it 42-10 with a 73-yard punt return within the ultimate quarter for his fifth profession TD of 70 yards or extra.


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