New Mexico State vs New Mexico Recap - Lobos Win 66-17
|New Mexico State vs New Mexico Recap - Lobos Win 66-17|
Cole Gautsche ran for 127 yards as New Mexico handled New Mexico State by a score of 66-17 on Saturday at University Stadium.
New Mexico won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 12-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 59.5.
Cole Gautsche completed 2 of 4 pass attempts for 48 yards for the Lobos in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brandon Betancourt rushed for 139 yards for New Mexico State, while Andrew McDonald added 35 yards. Andrew McDonald threw for 269 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Jerrel Brown and Adam Shapiro had 91 and 72 yards respectively.
New Mexico State lost the offensive yardage battle to New Mexico 608-451 yards in Saturday's game. New Mexico had more first downs as that total ended up 24-19.
The time of possession battle favored New Mexico as their offense was on the field for 30:40, longer than the 29:20 of their opponents.
Next game, New Mexico takes its act on the road to face Wyoming looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head home to face Rice.