(Saturday, November 14th)
Final Score: Utah State 24, San Jose State 9
Logan, UT (Sports Network) - Robert Turbin ran for 190 yards and scored a pair of touchdowns to power the Utah State Aggies to a 24-9 victory over the San Jose State Spartans in a Western Athletic Conference affair at Romney Stadium.
Diondre Borel had an easy day under center for Utah State (3-7, 2-4 WAC), as the Aggies committed to a ground attack that racked up 347 yards. Borel completed seven passes on just 18 attempts for 50 yards in the win, while Derrvin Speight ran for 70 yards and a score on just six carries.
Jordan La Secla paced San Jose State (1-8, 0-5), completing 18-of-34 for 216 yards in the losing effort.
The Aggies struck first in this one, as Turbin found the end zone following a six-yard run early in the opening period of play.
The Aggies took a 14-0 lead into the break with a 35-yard Turbin run late in the second quarter.
SJSU finally got on the board midway through the third period with a two-yard plunge by Lamon Muldrow. A two-point conversion attempt failed.
The Spartans then pulled to within 14-9 late in the frame with a 31-yard Tyler Cope field goal.
But the Aggies responded with 10 unanswered points in the final stanza, beginning with a 40-yard Chris Ulinski kick. A six-yard run from Speight just minutes later gave Utah State a 24-9 advantage and accounted for the final score of the contest.
11/14 21:41:04 ET