Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 41

(4-6, 2-3 away)

New Mexico St 20

(2-8, 2-3 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

6:00 PM ET, November 13, 2010

Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM

1 2 3 4 T
LT 14 10 0 1741
NMSU 3 7 7 320

Top Performers

Passing: A. Manley (EIU) - 216 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: P. Livas (LT) - 5 CAR, 84 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Lee (NMSU) - 3 REC, 73 YDS, 1 TD

Louisiana Tech 41, New Mexico St. 20

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ross Jenkins ran for one touchdown and rushed for another as Louisiana Tech beat New Mexico State 41-20 Saturday.

Jenkins finished with 184 passing yards, completing 19 of 31 attempts for Louisiana Tech (4-6, 3-3 Western Athletic).

Lennon Creer rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown. Phillip Livas rushed for 84 yards and two touchdowns, including runs of 62 yards and 9 yards.

Leading 24-17 going into the fourth quarter, the Bulldogs scored 17 points, 14 of which came in the final 5 minutes of play, to put things away.

Livas scored both of Louisiana Tech's fourth-quarter touchdowns, a 62-yarder on a sweep-left and a 9-yard dart up the middle with 1:31 left on the clock.

New Mexico State (2-8, 1-4) was led by Robert Clay, who rushed for 108 yards on 22 carries in his first start of the season.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
LT
NMSU
1st Downs1922
Total Yards426366
Passing184216
Rushing242150
Penalties4-303-35
3rd Down Conversions6-144-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-2
Turnovers23
Possession27:1132:49

Passing Leaders

Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jenkins19/311845.911
New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Manley20/402165.412

Rushing Leaders

Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Creer171076.3134
Livas58416.8262
New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Clay221084.9015
Manley9273.0010

Receiving Leaders

Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Casey44711.8024
Jackson14141.0041
New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Allen78011.4020
Lee37324.3130

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERLTNMSU
FG09:23Tyler Stampler 26 Yd 03
TD07:00Andrew Guillot 11 Yd Pass From Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson Kick) 73
TD03:47Lennon Creer 5 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 143
SECOND QUARTERLTNMSU
FG14:49Matt Nelson 47 Yd 173
TD08:47Todd Lee 30 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1710
TD01:31Ross Jenkins 7 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 2410
THIRD QUARTERLTNMSU
TD11:37Boyblue Aoelua 41 Yd Interception Return (Tyler Stampler Kick) 2417
FOURTH QUARTERLTNMSU
FG10:14Matt Nelson 21 Yd 2717
FG06:14Tyler Stampler 31 Yd 2720
TD04:53Phillip Livas 62 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 3420
TD01:31Phillip Livas 9 Yd Run (Matt Nelson Kick) 4120