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.