Recap - Aztecs Defeat New Mexico State 41-21
|Recap - Aztecs Defeat New Mexico State 41-21|
Ryan Lindley sliced and diced the Aggies defense for 319 yards as San Diego State handed New Mexico State a 41-21 defeat on Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
The Aztecs were a 13.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Ronnie Hillman rushed for 150 yards, while Walter Kazee added 52 yards in the win. Vincent Brown and DeMarco Sampson added 99 and 73 receiving yards respectively.
Kenny Turner rushed for 43 yards for New Mexico State, while Matt Christian added 35 yards. Matt Christian threw for 223 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Marcus Allen and Todd Lee had 114 and 40 yards respectively.
New Mexico State was outgained by San Diego State 563-328 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-17 by the Aztecs.
New Mexico State lost the time of possession battle 33:13/26:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, San Diego State takes its act on the road to face Missouri looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head on the road to face Texas El Paso.