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Boise State whips New Mexico

BSU WR Geraldo Boldewijn, left, battles Cranston Jones for ball. (Associated Press)
BSU WR Geraldo Boldewijn, left, battles Cranston Jones for ball. (Associated Press)

Grant Hedrick tossed three touchdown passes and Jay Ajayi rushed for 147 yards and a score to power the Boise State Broncos (8-4, 6-2 Mountain West Conference) to a 45-17 victory over the New Mexico Lobos (3-9, 1-7) in Boise.

Hedrick completed 13 of 21 passes for 175 yards with no interceptions. Backup QB Joe Southwick tossed a TD pass for the Broncos’ first score.

Ajayi also hauled in a 29-yard TD pass from Hedrick.

Iowa State 52, West Virginia 44 (3OT): Redshirt freshman Grant Rohach threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Justin Coleman in the third overtime and the Cyclones (3-9, 2-7 Big 12) came from 24 points down to beat the Mountaineers (4-8, 2-7) in Morgantown, W.Va.

Rice 17, Tulane 13: Taylor McHargue threw for a TD, Jawon Davis ran for one on the next possession and the Owls (9-3, 7-1) held on to beat the Green Wave (7-5, 5-3) in Houston to reach the Conference USA championship game for the first time.

Georgia 41, Georgia Tech 34 (2OT): Todd Gurley ran for 122 yards and three TDs, including two scores after regulation, and the Bulldogs (8-4) rallied after trailing by 20 points in the first half to beat the Yellow Jackets (7-5) in Atlanta.

BYU 28, Nevada 23: Jamaal Williams rushed for 219 yards and a TD and the Cougars (8-4) scored all their points in the second half to beat the Wolf Pack (4-8) in Reno, Nev.

Utah State 35, Wyoming 7: Darell Garretson threw three TD passes to lead the Aggies (8-4, 7-1 Mountain West) over the Cowboys (5-7, 3-5) in Logan, Utah, to clinch the Mountain Division and earn a shot at Fresno State for the conference championship.

Colorado State 58, Air Force 13: Kapri Bibbs ran for three TDs, Garrett Grayson threw for 395 yards and three TDs and the Rams (7-6, 5-3 Mountain West) clinched their first bowl bid in five years with a rout of the Falcons (2-10, 0-8) in Fort Collins, Colo.