San Diego State vs TCU Wrap - TCU Wins 40-35
Matthew Tucker scampered through the San Diego State defense for 131 yards as TCU handed the Aztecs a 40-35 defeat on Saturday at Amon Carter Stadium.
TCU won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Andy Dalton completed 21 of 36 pass attempts for 240 yards for the Horned Frogs in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Aztecs defense.
Ronnie Hillman rushed for 54 yards for San Diego State, while Walter Kazee added 6 yards. Ryan Lindley threw for 262 yards for the Aztecs, while receivers Vincent Brown and Brandon Sullivan had 167 and 53 yards respectively.
San Diego State was outgained by TCU 466-300 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-7 by the Horned Frogs.
The time of possession battle favored TCU as their offense was on the field for 40:51, longer than the 19:09 of their opponents.
TCU looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against New Mexico. San Diego State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Utah.