Mountain West Conference Roundup: Week 6

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Boise State shut down BYU with a 24-7 win this weekend. Let’s take a look at how the rest of the conference fared.

San Diego State @ UNLV

San Diego State traveled to Las Vegas without a loss on the season, and left with no change as they beat UNLV 41-10. San Diego State running back Rashaad Penny was a big part of the game plan for the team, carrying the ball 27 times for 170 yards and two touchdowns. San Diego State improves to 6-0 with the win, while UNLV drops to 2-3.

Air Force @ Navy

In a battle of the United States military, Navy was able to squeak by Air Force by a score of 48-45. Navy saw success running the ball and stuck with it, rushing 57 times for 471 yards and four touchdowns as a whole. Navy is now 5-0 while Air Force falls to 1-4.

Colorado State @ Utah State

Colorado State beat Utah State in their own home Saturday, beating them 27-14. Colorado State defensive end Arjay Jean was a force in the trenches, recording 3.5 tackles for loss and two sacks. Colorado State’s win puts them at 4-2 on the season while Utah State moves to 3-3.

Fresno State @ San Jose State

In a matchup featuring two bay area teams, Fresno State got the best of San Jose State, winning 27-10. Fresno State had a knack for forcing turnovers in this one, recovering two fumbles and intercepting two San Jose State passes. Fresno State now jumps to 3-2, while San Jose State’s struggles bring them to 1-6.

Hawai’i @ Nevada

In this weekend’s final Mountain West matchup, Nevada hosted Hawai’i and came away with a 35-21 victory. Nevada quarterback Ty Gangi had a career day, completing 25 of 32 passes for 278 yards and four touchdowns. This was Nevada’s first win on the season as they improve to 1-5, while Hawai’i falls to 2-4.


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