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Rice cruises past New Mexico State 45-19
RICE 45, NEW MEXICO ST 19
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) -- Charles Ross rushed for a career-high
167 yards and one touchdown as Rice rolled past New Mexico State
45-19 on Saturday night.
Taylor McHargue had 179 total yards with one touchdown through
the air and three more on the ground for Rice (5-2, 3-0 C-USA).
The Owls led 21-3 after one quarter and had a season-high 409
yards rushing and five rushing touchdowns. The 45 total points
was also a season-high for Rice.
New Mexico State's (0-7) first touchdown came on an 85-yard
reception by Austin Franklin. The Aggies defense gave up 515
total yards and their offence committed three turnovers.
Chris Boswell kicked at 50-yard field goal at the start of the
fourth quarter, the 13th in his career at Rice from that
distance or more.
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