New Mexico State vs Idaho Wrap - Idaho Wins 26-18
|New Mexico State vs Idaho Wrap - Idaho Wins 26-18|
Dominique Blackman's 304-yard performance through the air was the key in Idaho's 26-18 win over New Mexico State on Saturday at Kibbie Dome.
Idaho did not, however, defeat the Aggies against the spread, which closed at 8.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 55.5.
Ryan Bass rushed for 45 yards, while James Baker added 37 yards in the win. Jahrie Level and Mike Scott added 92 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Germi Morrison rushed for 66 yards for New Mexico State, while Travaughn Colwell added 22 yards. Andrew Manley threw for 309 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Austin Franklin and Kemonte' Bateman had 115 and 76 yards respectively.
Idaho was outgained by New Mexico State 407-386 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-20 by the Aggies.
New Mexico State lost the time of possession battle 30:56/29:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Idaho takes its act on the road to face Texas State looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head on the road to face Utah State.