Idaho 28, New Mexico State 20

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- Brian Flowers ran for 91 yards and a pair
of touchdowns, leading Idaho past New Mexico State 28-20 in a
Western Athletic Conference game on Saturday.

The Aggies (2-3, 0-1 WAC) closed within eight points of the
Vandals (3-3, 2-0) when quarterback Chase Holbrook connected with
Derek DuBois on a 21-yard touchdown pass with 2:09 left. Marlon
Haynes secured the ensuing onside kick to lock up the victory for

The Vandals scored first when Wendell Octave caught the first of
two touchdown receptions to cap his team's three-play opening
drive. Octave ended up with three catches for 64 yards.

The Aggies entered the game as the nation's top-ranked passing
offense and showed glimpses of that. Following the Vandals' first
score, Aggies receiver Chris Williams got behind the Idaho defense
for a 96-yard touchdown reception.

A.J. Harris added another long score late in the first half when
Holbrook connected with him on a 47-yard touchdown.

Williams, who entered the game averaging 97.25 receiving yards
per game, finished with five catches for 146 yards. Holbrook
finished 25-for-41 for 342 yards, with a pair of interceptions.

The Aggies rushing game was stymied and held to just 31 yards.
Chris Nwoko finished with 26 of those.

Idaho linebacker David Vobora, the nation's second leading
tackler, finished the day with 15 tackles. Cornerback Stanley
Franks also starred on defense for the Vandals with his fifth
interception of the season. Franks' interception came midway
through the third quarter at the Aggies' 2-yard line.