NMSU Aggies Lose 17 in a Row After Battle with UNM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Kasey Carrier rushed for three first-quarter touchdowns to lead New Mexico to a 66-17 victory Saturday over rival New Mexico State.
Five different Lobos scored on the ground while Carlos Wiggins added a touchdown catch and took a kickoff back for another score as New Mexico (2-3) equaled its highest point total in the series with the Aggies (0-6).
Carrier finished with 126 yards on 14 carries, and Lobos quarterback Cole Gautsche added 127 yards on 12 carries with one touchdown rushing and one passing.
Demarcus Rogers, Crusoe Gongbay and Jhurell Pressley also added scoring runs for the Lobos (2-3), who finished with 541 yards on the ground.
Brandon Betancourt led the Aggies with 139 yards on 23 carries, but he lost a fumble. New Mexico State quarterback Andrew McDonald ran for one score and threw for another while going 19 of 33 for 262 yards and two interceptions.