Aggies Down New Mexico 42-28 - Match Report
Kenny Turner scampered through the New Mexico defense for 109 yards as New Mexico State handed the Lobos a 42-28 defeat on Saturday at University Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Aggies were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 1 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 54.5.
Matt Christian completed 16 of 27 pass attempts for 296 yards for the Aggies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Crusoe Gongbay rushed for 54 yards for New Mexico, while James Wright added 45 yards. B.R. Holbrook threw for 265 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Deon Long and Ty Kirk had 94 and 90 yards respectively.
New Mexico State outgained New Mexico 538-428 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-25 by the Aggies.
The time of possession battle favored New Mexico State as their offense was on the field for 33:58, longer than the 26:02 of their opponents.
New Mexico State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Idaho. New Mexico will aim to get back on the winning track at Nevada.