Spartans Down New Mexico State 34-24 - Match Report
|Spartans Down New Mexico State 34-24 - Match Report|
Brandon Rutley tore up the turf for 209 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Spartans to a 34-24 win over the Aggies at Spartan Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Spartans were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 10.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 46.5.
Matt Faulkner completed 24 of 38 pass attempts for 236 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kenny Turner rushed for 129 yards for New Mexico State, while Matt Christian added 58 yards. Matt Christian threw for 238 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Taveon Rogers and Jerrel Brown had 120 and 28 yards respectively.
New Mexico State lost the offensive yardage battle to San Jose State 466-423 yards in Saturday's game. San Jose State had more first downs as that total ended up 24-18.
San Jose State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:42/27:18 split in that important category.
Next game, San Jose State takes its act on the road to face Colorado State looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head on the road to face New Mexico.