Cougars vs Cowboys Final: 25-20 - Recap
|Cougars vs Cowboys Final: 25-20 - Recap|
The Cougars were Week 8 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Cowboys by a score of 25-20 at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
The Cougars earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 44.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Jake Heaps completed 10 of 18 pass attempts for 81 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cowboys defense.
Robert Herron rushed for 62 yards for Wyoming, while Austyn Carta-Samuels added 13 yards. Austyn Carta-Samuels threw for 110 yards for the Cowboys, while receivers Zach Bolger and Bryson Studnicka had 44 and 26 yards respectively.
BYU outgained Wyoming 298-173 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-13 by the Cougars.
BYU led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 33:25/26:35 split in that important category.
Next game, BYU takes its act home to face UNLV looking for another win. For Wyoming, they head home to face San Diego State.