Colorado State at Wyoming

Wyoming 44, Colorado St. 0


LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -Alvester Alexander rushed for a school-record five touchdowns as Wyoming beat Colorado State 44-0 in the Border War rivalry game on Saturday.

Wyoming (3-9, 1-7 Mountain West) snapped a six-game losing streak.

Alexander, who ran for 147 yards on 23 carries, had an 8-yard run for the record-setting score late in the fourth quarter. He brushed off Colorado State defenders for a 21-yard score early in the third quarter, then added a 29-yard TD less than five minutes later to give the Cowboys a 37-0 lead.

The Rams (3-9, 2-6) were held to 162 yards of offense. Wyoming defensive end Josh Biezuns had 3 1/2 sacks.

The Cowboys led 23-0 at halftime thanks to two Alexander touchdowns, a TD run by quarterback Austyn Carta-Samuels and a field goal.

Carta-Samuels was 23 of 32 passing for 267 yards.

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Scoring Summary
WYAlvester Alexander 1 yd run (failed 2pt rush)
WYIan Watts 20 yd FG
WYAlvester Alexander 34 yd run (Ian Watts kick)
WYAustyn Carta-Samuels 4 yd run (Ian Watts kick)
WYAlvester Alexander 21 yd run (Ian Watts kick)
WYAlvester Alexander 29 yd run (Ian Watts kick)
WYAlvester Alexander 8 yd run (Ian Watts kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1321
Third Down Efficiency2-157-14
Fourth Down Efficiency0-20-1
Plays-Net Yards66-16271-479
Passing Yds97267
Kick Return Yds1290
Punt Return Yds1718
Time of Poss.29:4030:20
Individual Stats
COST: Chris Nwoke 11-63, Leonard Mason 9-23, Lou Greenwood 1-3, Zac Pauga 1-2, Tyson Liggett 1--1, Pete Thomas 10--25
WY: Alvester Alexander 23-147, Austyn Carta-Samuels 9-46, Brandon Miller 5-22, Team 2--3
COST: Pete Thomas 16-33-97-1
WY: Austyn Carta-Samuels 23-32-267-0
COST: Tyson Liggett 3-26, Chris Nwoke 3--2, Marquise Law 2-17, Eric Peitz 2-14, Zac Pauga 2-10, Lou Greenwood 2-10, T.J. Borcky 1-12, Byron Steele 1-10
WY: David Leonard 6-50, Mazi Ogbonna 5-65, T.J. Smith 3-58, Zach Bolger 3-47, Alvester Alexander 3-15, Chris McNeill 2-25, Spencer Bruce 1-7

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