New Mexico State vs BYU Recap - Cougars Win 42-7
|New Mexico State vs BYU Recap - Cougars Win 42-7|
New Mexico State couldn't hang with the Cougars on Saturday as BYU blasted the Aggies 42-7 in Week 12 action at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
BYU was a favorite by 23 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 60.5.
Jake Heaps completed 21 of 36 pass attempts for 238 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Aggies defense.
Kenny Turner rushed for 61 yards for New Mexico State, while Victor Johnson added 40 yards. Matt Christian threw for 98 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Austin Franklin and Taveon Rogers had 66 and 39 yards respectively.
BYU outgained New Mexico State 411-249 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Cougars.
BYU lost the time of possession battle 31:56/28:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, BYU takes its act on the road to face Hawaii looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head on the road to face Louisiana Tech.