NCAA Game Summary - Wyoming at San Diego State|
(Saturday, November 14th)
Final Score: Wyoming 30, San Diego State 27
San Diego, CA (Sports Network) - Ian Watts connected on a 43-yard field goal
in the final minute of regulation to give the Wyoming Cowboys a thrilling,
30-27, come-from-behind victory over the San Diego State Aztecs in a Mountain
West Conference tussle at Qualcomm Stadium.
Austyn Carta-Samuels threw for 246 yards and one touchdown for Wyoming (5-5,
3-3 MWC), and also rushed for 51 yards and another score. Brandon Stewart led
the ground game for the Cowboys, rushing for 70 yards in the victory.
SDSU (4-6, 2-4) was paced by Brandon Sullivan in the loss, as the tailback
rushed for 105 yards and two touchdowns.
Wyoming took a 3-0 lead midway through the first quarter when Watts connected
on a 27-yard field goal.
The Aztecs went ahead 7-3 late in the opening frame when Sullivan plunged into
the end zone on a three-yard run.
Less than two minutes into the second stanza SDSU went up 10-3 when Lane
Yoshida booted a 29-yard field goal.
Sullivan struck again late in the second quarter, this time the running back
scored on a five-yard run.
Wyoming cut its deficit to 17-6 in the final seconds of the first half when
Watts connected on a 27-yard field goal.
Minutes into the third quarter the Aztecs went back ahead by two touchdowns
when Yoshida drilled a 40-yard field goal.
A one-yard touchdown run by Walter Kazee late in the third frame extended San
Diego State's advantage to 27-6.
Seconds into the final quarter Carta-Samuels' 10-yard touchdown run for the
Cowboys brought the score to 27-13.
The Cowboys continued to fight back as Alvester Alexander scampered into the
end zone on a 33-yard run with just over 10 minutes remaining in regulation.
Wyoming's comeback march was completed with just over two minutes left in the
final quarter, as the Cowboys tied the game at 27 apiece when Carta-Samuels
hit David Tooley with a nine-yard touchdown pass.
A big defensive stop gave the Cowboys the ball back and the team took
advantage of the opportunity, marching down field to set up the game winning
field goal for Watts.
Wyoming, which totaled 446 yards in the contest, had an amazing fourth
quarter, scoring 24 straight points to grab the win.
11/15 01:39:30 ET