Recap - Rams Defeat New Mexico 24-20
|Recap - Rams Defeat New Mexico 24-20|
Donnell Alexander ran for 112 yards as Colorado State handled New Mexico by a score of 24-20 on Saturday at Hughes Stadium.
Even though Colorado State won, nobody won at the betting window as the game was a push (based on the closing point spread of 4. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 54.5.
Conner Smith completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 254 yards for the Rams in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lobos defense.
Kasey Carrier rushed for 59 yards for New Mexico, while Cole Gautsche added 41 yards. B.R. Holbrook threw for 205 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Jhurell Pressley and Andrew Aho had 55 and 48 yards respectively.
New Mexico was outgained by Colorado State 413-342 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-17 by the Rams.
Colorado State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:51/28:09 split in that important category.