SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) Nate Ketteringham threw four touchdown passes, three to Shane Harrison, and Sacramento State earned its first Big Sky Conference win in five tries with a 38-13 win over Idaho State Saturday night.

The Bengals (2-5, 1-3 Big Sky) took a 7-0 lead on an Xavier Finney 2-yard touchdown in the first quarter, but Ketteringham threw a pair of TD passes in the second quarter, finding Harrison from 20 yards out and Garrett Steele from the 2 and the Hornets (2-6, 1-4) took a 17-10 lead at intermission. Ketteringham, who completed 20 of 26 for 287 yards, found Harrison with a second 20-yard TD strike to open the third quarter and again from 61-yards out five minutes later.

Joey Banks picked off Idaho State's Tanner Gueller and returned it 41 yards for the game's final score.

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Gueller was 20 of 36 for 233 yards.

Harrison caught 8 passes for 159 yards.