Recap - Cougars Defeat Washington State 30-6
|Recap - Cougars Defeat Washington State 30-6|
Washington State was unable to slow down Kaneakua Friel, who produced 101 receiving yards as the Cougars defeated the Cougars 30-6 on Thursday.
The Cougars were a 13.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 66.5.
Riley Nelson completed 25 of 36 pass attempts for 285 yards for the Cougars in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Carl Winston rushed for 7 yards for Washington State, while Teondray Caldwell added 4 yards. Jeff Tuel threw for 229 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Marquess Wilson and Isiah Myers had 61 and 50 yards respectively.
Washington State was outgained by BYU 426-224 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-18 by the Cougars.
BYU led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:34/24:26 split in that important category.
Next game, BYU takes its act home to face Weber State looking for another win. For Washington State, they head home to face Eastern Washington.