Recap - Aggies Defeat Idaho 31-24
|Recap - Aggies Defeat Idaho 31-24|
New Mexico State got a 171-yard performance from Kenny Turner as a key part of its 31-24 victory over the Vandals on Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
The Aggies were a 1-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 50.5.
Matt Christian completed 8 of 14 pass attempts for 102 yards for the Aggies in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Princeton McCarty rushed for 116 yards for Idaho, while Kama Bailey added 3 yards. Brian Reader threw for 167 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Mike Scott and Princeton McCarty had 62 and 25 yards respectively.
New Mexico State outgained Idaho 394-281 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 16-13 by the Aggies.
Idaho lost the time of possession battle 31:20/28:40, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
New Mexico State heads into a Week 8 battle against Hawaii. Idaho, meanwhile, will have their next action against Hawaii.