Utah State Pulls Away From the Pokes, 58-27
Utah State proved too much for the Wyoming Cowboys Friday night. The Aggies pulled away for a 58-27 victory in Logan, Utah.
It was a 21-14 game after Brian Hill scored on a 47-yard run for Wyoming. Utah State responded with two scores in the final 1:39 of the first half. A field goal and a blocked punt returned for a touchdown helped the Aggies expand to a 30-14 lead at halftime. A quick three-and-out by the Pokes to start the second half was followed by another Utah State TD, which put them up 37-14.
After UW scored late in the third quarter, the Aggies rattled off 21 straight points that put the game out of reach.
Utah State (5-3, 4-1) won their fourth straight in the series. Kent Myers threw for 246 yards and three touchdowns. He added 48 yards and a score on the ground. Devante Mays ran for 176 yards and two scores.
Wyoming (1-8, 1-4) was led by Hill, who ran for 201 yards on 26 carries with the one TD. Nick Smith added a pair of touchdown passes to Jake Maulhardt and a TD run. Andrew Wingard recorded a career-high 15 tackles to lead the Pokes defense.
The Cowboys will prepare for the annual "Border War" with Colorado State on Saturday, Nov. 7 in Laramie with kickoff slated for 1 p.m.