STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Bill Belton and Zach Zwinak rushed for a pair of touchdowns each, Christian Hackenberg threw for 179 yards and Penn State defeated Massachusetts 48-7 on Saturday.

Penn State (4-0), which needed late-game drives to win two of its first three games, displayed a run-pass balance for the first time this season during its first-ever game against UMass (0-4).

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The Nittany Lions punted on their first possession but kicked two field goals and scored six touchdowns on their next eight. It was the most points Penn State scored since a 52-3 win over Eastern Illinois on Oct. 10, 2009.

Akeel Lynch rushed for 81 yards on eight carries while Belton’s 76 yards came on seven rushes.

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Penn State rushed for 228 yards on 45 attempts and its defense allowed just three rushing yards.

UMass quarterback Blake Frohnapfel was 17 of 33 for 263 yards and a touchdown.

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