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Boise State's David Shields, left, and Korey Hall, bottom, brought down Utah State wide receiver Kevin Robinson.
Boise’s league streak reaches 29 wins
LOGAN, Utah » Jared Zabransky threw for 328 yards and four touchdowns to lead Boise State to a 45-21 victory over Utah State yesterday.
The win is the Broncos' fifth straight overall and 29th in a row in league play, the longest current conference winning streak in the nation. Boise State's last league loss was Nov. 3, 2001, at Louisiana Tech.
The Broncos (5-2, 3-0) have won 15 straight road games.
Leon Jackson was 16-for-29 for 206 yards and three touchdowns for the Aggies (2-4, 1-3), who have lost five straight to the Broncos. Jackson began the game by completing his first nine passes.
Ahead 14-10, Utah State was about to get the ball back on its own 20-yard line following a punt by Boise State's Kyle Stringer with 9:14 left in the second quarter.
But the Aggies were called for holding prior to Stringer's punt and the Broncos got the ball back on Utah State's 49.
Boise State capitalized on the penalty as Zabransky's 16-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Putnam gave the Broncos the lead back for good, 17-14 with 6:01 left in the second quarter.
Louisiana Tech 40, North Texas 14
RUSTON, La. » Matt Kubik passed for 283 yards and a touchdown to lead the Bulldogs (3-3) past the Mean Green (2-4).
Kubik, who hooked up with tight end Anthony James for a 17-yard touchdown early in the second quarter, was 23-for-30 and also had 43 yards rushing for the Bulldogs.
Patrick Jackson had touchdown runs of 1 and 6 yards, Mark Dillard had a 3-yard TD carry and Danny Horwedel accounted for 16 points with four field goals and four conversion points. Horwedel had field goals of 30, 35, 39 and 46 yards.
New Mexico 47, San Diego State 24
SAN DIEGO » New Mexico's Kole McKamey threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the Lobos (5-3, 3-2 Mountain West) beat the Aztecs (3-5, 2-3).
New Mexico won its fifth straight over San Diego State.
The Lobos used a nine-play, 89-yard drive to go up 40-10 in the third quarter when McKamey hit Hank Baskett for his second TD reception.
New Mexico scored on its first five possessions and limited San Diego State to 115 yards total offense as they took a 30-3 lead into halftime.