Hawaii 45

(3-4, 3-2 MW)

San Jose State 38

(1-6, 0-4 MW)

6:00 PM ET, October 22, 2005

Spartan Stadium (CA), San Jose, CA

1 2 3 4 T
HAW 10 21 7 745
SJSU 7 14 7 1038

Top Performers

Passing: C. Brennan (HAW) - 457 YDS, 3 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: Y. Davis (SJSU) - 11 CAR, 66 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Bess (HAW) - 9 REC, 102 YDS, 2 TD

Hawaii 45, San Jose State 38

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- Colt Brennan passed for 457 yards and three touchdowns and Nate Ilaoa's 7-yard touchdown run with just more than five minutes left put Hawaii ahead for good in a 45-38 victory over San Jose State on Saturday.

San Jose State, playing in front of a lively Homecoming crowd, trailed by as many as 17 points before Al Guidry tied it at 38 with 8:57 remaining with a 25-yard touchdown run on a reverse.

But the Spartans couldn't hold off the pass-happy Warriors and Brennan, who threw for 66 yards during an 80-yard scoring drive that ended with Ilaoa's TD with 5:26 to go. Then, Warriors safety Dane Porlas ended San Jose State's hopes with an interception against Spartans quarterback Adam Tafralis with 55 seconds left.

Hawaii (3-4 overall, 3-2 Western Athletic Conference) beat the Spartans for the fifth straight time and sent San Jose State (1-6, 0-4) to its sixth straight loss and 10th straight conference defeat.

San Jose State took its only lead when Lamar Ferguson scored on a 4-yard run for a 7-3 lead with 9:18 left in the first quarter. The Warriors answered on a 15-yard touchdown pass from Brennan to Ryan Grice-Mullen, who later scored on a 60-yard touchdown.

The Spartans blew a scoring chance in the first half after driving to the Hawaii 1, after Tafralis fumbled on first down trying to vault over the line into the end zone. Kila Kamakawiwo'ole recovered the fumble, which was forced by linebacker Tanuvasa Moe.