Coastal Carolina has no trouble with Kennesaw St, wins 45-13

CONWAY, S.C. (AP) Alex Ross threw for 262 yards and tied a school record with five touchdown passes to help lead Coastal Carolina past Kennesaw State 45-13 on Saturday.

De'Angelo Henderson added 103 yards rushing on 18 carries with a TD for the Chanticleers (9-1, 4-1 Big South). The game was Henderson's 24th consecutive with a touchdown.

The win keeps Coastal Carolina in second place, one game behind Charleston Southern in the Big South standings. The Buccaneers own the tiebreaker, having beaten the Chanticleers on October 31.

Coastal Carolina put together a 24-0 scoring stretch in first half, highlighted by a 41-yard TD pass from Ross to Chris Jones, and led 31-6 at the break. Jones finished with 131 yards receiving and two scores.

Jake McKenzie threw for 136 yards and ran for 85 yards to lead Kennesaw State (6-4, 2-3).