Spartans vs Warriors Final: 28-27 - Recap
Matt Faulkner sliced and diced the Warriors defense for 366 yards as San Jose State handed Hawaii a 28-27 defeat on Friday at Spartan Stadium.
The Spartans were a 6-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 56.5.
Brandon Rutley rushed for 70 yards, while Tyler Ervin added 30 yards in the win. Noel Grigsby and Brandon Rutley added 126 and 70 receiving yards respectively.
Joey Iosefa rushed for 81 yards for Hawaii, while Bryant Moniz added 64 yards. Bryant Moniz threw for 303 yards for the Warriors, while receivers Billy Ray Stutzmann and Royce Pollard had 104 and 87 yards respectively.
San Jose State outgained Hawaii 469-445 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Spartans.
The time of possession battle favored San Jose State as their offense was on the field for 34:49, longer than the 25:11 of their opponents.
San Jose State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana Tech. Hawaii will aim to get back on the winning track vs New Mexico State.