DETROIT (AP) — Diego Pavia threw for 167 yards and two touchdowns, and New Mexico State held off a late rally by Bowling Green to win the Quick Lane Bowl 24-19 on Monday.
The Aggies (7-6) were up 24-7 late in the third quarter, but the Falcons closed the gap in the fourth quarter to make it 24-19 after a field goal, a safety off of a blocked punt and Camden Orth’s 19-yard touchdown pass to Tyrone Broden with 6:27 left.
Quick Lane Bowl: Bowling Green (6-6) vs. New Mexico State (6-6), Monday, 2:30 p.m. EST (ESPN)
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK COLLEGE LINE: Bowling Green by 3 1/2.
LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Diego Pavia passed for three touchdowns and ran for three more as New Mexico State handed Liberty its third straight loss 49-14 on Saturday.
The Aggies (5-6) have been on a roll, winning four of their last five games under first-year coach Jerry Kill and reaching five wins for just the second time since 2005.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Star Thomas had 144 yards rushing and a touchdown on 11 carries, Jamoni Jones scored on runs of 3 and 2 yards and New Mexico State beat Hawaii 45-26 Saturday night.
New Mexico State coach Jerry Kill replaced Doug Martin, who went 25-74 overall and had one season with more than three wins (7-6 in 2017), got his first win with the Aggies (1-4).
New Mexico State (0-3) at Wisconsin (1-1), Saturday, 3:30 p.m. ET (Big Ten Network)
Line: Wisconsin by 37 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jerry Kill's unexpected return to Minnesota with his rebuilding team was a predictably emotional night for New Mexico State's new coach.
New Mexico State (0-1) at Minnesota (0-0), 9 p.m. EDT (Big Ten Network)
Line: Minnesota by 36½, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Griffin Kell kicked a 25-yard field goal with 11 seconds to play as TCU fought off a Kansas fourth-quarter rally to beat the Jayhawks 31-28 on Saturday.
Kell’s field goal capped a 14-play, 67-yard drive after Kansas had rallied from a 14-point deficit to tie the score.
Oklahoma State is playing some of the best defense in program history.
The 10th-ranked Cowboys are coming off dominant wins of 55-3 over Kansas and 24-3 over West Virginia the past two weeks.
No. 14 Baylor (7-1, 4-1 Big 12, No. 12 CFP) at TCU (3-5, 1-4), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (Fox).
Line: Baylor by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson said assistant Jerry Kill sustained a concussion when he got knocked down during a postgame scuffle after a home loss to SMU over the weekend and accused his opponent of plotting a provacative flag planting at midfield.