LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - Kasey Carrier rushed for 129 yards and New Mexico snapped a 24-game road losing streak with a 27-14 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night.
The Lobos' previous road win also came in Las Cruces when they defeated New Mexico State 35-24 on Sept. 27, 2008. The four-year road skid had been the longest current FBS streak in the nation.
Jhurell Pressley added two touchdowns and 71 yards rushing for New Mexico (2-2), which piled up 302 yards on the ground. The Lobos led 10-0 early and later pulled away with 17 straight points.
Andrew Manley completed 22 of 34 passes for 256 yards and a touchdown for New Mexico State (1-3). Austin Franklin had six catches for 107 yards, including a 23-yard TD with 3:54 left in the game.
|NMEX||Justus Adams 24 yd FG|
|NMEX||Jhurell Pressley 7 yd run (Justus Adams kick)|
|NMEXST||Robert Clay 11 yd run (Tyler Stampler kick)|
|NMEX||Justus Adams 29 yd FG|
|NMEX||Kasey Carrier 29 yd run (Justus Adams kick)|
|NMEX||Jhurell Pressley 1 yd run (Justus Adams kick)|
|NMEXST||Austin Franklin 23 yd pass from Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||5-12||4-10|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-1||0-1|
|Kick Return Yds||47||0|
|Punt Return Yds||13||6|
|Time of Poss.||38:15||21:45|
|NMEX: Kasey Carrier 21-129, Jhurell Pressley 15-71, Chase Clayton 3-36, B.R. Holbrook 9-34, Carlos Wiggins 2-20, Lamaar Thomas 4-12|
|NMEXST: Robert Clay 11-47, Germi Morrison 5-20, Akeelie Mustafa 1-8, Tiger Powell 1-2, Andrew Manley 2-1|
|NMEX: B.R. Holbrook 11-18-92-0|
|NMEXST: Andrew Manley 22-34-256-0|
|NMEX: Lamaar Thomas 4-31, Quintell Solomon 2-16, Carlos Wiggins 1-14, Ty Kirk 1-10, SaQwan Edwards 1-10, DeShawn Mills 1-6, Jeric Magnant 1-5|
|NMEXST: Austin Franklin 6-107, Kemonte' Bateman 5-48, Joseph Matthews 2-30, Perris Scoggins 2-25, Trevor Walls 2-21, David Quiroga 2-18, Robert Clay 2-2, Germi Morrison 1-5|
|New Mexico||9th Mountain West||1-7||4-9|
|New Mexico State||7th Western Athletic||0-6||1-11|