Hawaii 59, New Mexico St. 24

Alex Green rushed for a school record 327 yards and three

touchdowns, Bryant Moniz threw four touchdown passes and Hawaii

beat New Mexico State 59-24 on Saturday.

Greg Salas caught 10 passes for 191 yards and a touchdown for

the Warriors (9-3, 7-1 Western Athletic), who secured a share of

the conference title. Hawaii is currently tied for first place with

Boise State and Nevada.

The highlight for New Mexico State (2-10, 1-7) came on Davon

House’s 48-yard interception return for a touchdown in the third

quarter. It was the senior’s 11th career pick and third career


While Hawaii’s conference season is over, Boise State hosts Utah

State next weekend and Nevada visits Louisiana Tech. Hawaii has won

four conference titles in the past 32 seasons, with only one being

an outright championship.

Green topped the previous high of 270 rushing yards set by Pete

Wilson against BYU in 1950.