Scores

Final

Fresno State 40

(6-2, 3-1 away)

Louisiana Tech 34

(3-6, 2-3 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

4:00 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Joe Aillet Stadium, Ruston, LA

1 2 3 4 T
FRES 7 3 7 2340
LT 14 0 7 1334

Top Performers

Passing: R. Colburn (FRES) - 229 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: R. Rouse (FRES) - 43 CAR, 286 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Hamler (FRES) - 8 REC, 118 YDS, 3 TD

Fresno St. 40, Louisiana Tech 34

Associated Press

RUSTON, La. -- Ryan Colburn passed for 229 yards and three touchdowns to Jamel Hamler as Fresno State defeated Louisiana Tech 40-34 on Saturday.

Robbie Rouse rushed for 286 yards and a touchdown on 43 carries as Fresno State (6-2, 4-1 Western Athletic Conference) gained 529 yards total offense, 229 rushing and 300 passing.

Louisiana Tech (3-6, 2-3) led 14-0 less than four minutes into the game, but Fresno State came back to take a 17-14 lead as Colburn threw 6- and 10-yard touchdown passes to Hamler, who finished with eight catches for 118 yards, and Kevin Goessling kicked a 49-yard field goal.

Louisiana Tech retook the lead on Ross Jenkins' 20-yard pass to Taulib Ikharo, but Fresno State scored three times in an 8:53 span of the fourth quarter to lead 33-21 as Colburn scored on a 1-yard run and threw a 33-yard pass to Hamler, and Goessling kicked a 27-yard field goal.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
FRES
LT
1st Downs2612
Total Yards529308
Passing229219
Rushing30089
Penalties7-605-42
3rd Down Conversions10-214-13
4th Down Conversions0-10-2
Turnovers21
Possession41:0218:58

Passing Leaders

Fresno StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Colburn20/332296.931
Louisiana TechC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jenkins16/301765.931

Rushing Leaders

Fresno StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rouse432866.7160
Colburn7202.9113
Louisiana TechCARYDSAVGTDLG
Creer17563.3024
Jenkins5244.8011

Receiving Leaders

Fresno StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hamler811814.8333
Evans33612.0024
Louisiana TechRECYDSAVGTDLG
Casey45614.0125
Ikharo35317.7328

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERFRESLT
TD13:03Taulib Ikharo 28 Yd Pass From Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson Kick) 07
TD11:27Taulib Ikharo 0 Yd Fumble Return (Matt Nelson Kick) 014
TD06:52Jamel Hamler 6 Yd Pass From Ryan Colburn (Kevin Goessling Kick) 714
SECOND QUARTERFRESLT
FG09:09Kevin Goessling 49 Yd 1014
THIRD QUARTERFRESLT
TD11:52Jamel Hamler 10 Yd Pass From Ryan Colburn (Kevin Goessling Kick) 1714
TD07:11Taulib Ikharo 20 Yd Pass From Ross Jenkins (Matt Nelson Kick) 1721
FOURTH QUARTERFRESLT
TD13:25Ryan Colburn 1 Yd Run (Kevin Goessling Kick) 2421
FG08:32Kevin Goessling 27 Yd 2721
TD04:23Jamel Hamler 33 Yd Pass From Ryan Colburn (Pat Failed) 3321
TD04:10Phillip Livas 95 Yd Kickoff Return (Matt Nelson Kick) 3328
TD02:20Robbie Rouse 51 Yd Run (Kevin Goessling Kick) 4028
TD01:12Richie Casey 19 Yd Pass From Ross Jenkins (Pat Blocked) 4034