MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — David Fales threw four touchdowns to help San Jose State defeat Idaho 42-13 on Saturday afternoon.
Fales was 27 of 39 for 328 yards. Noel Grigsby and Jabari Carr caught a combined 12 passes for a total of 170 yards of offense for San Jose State (7-2, 3-1 WAC). Fales threw a 35-yard TD pass to Chandler Jones.
Logan Bushnell was 14 of 29 for 196 yards. A 12-yard pass to Najee Lovett that gave Idaho (1-8, 1-3) a 7-0 lead in the first quarter. Trey Farquhar made a pair of field goals in the third quarter, but the Vandals had no answer for San Jose State's high-powered offense.
Bushnell was named the starter last week after Dominique Blackman was removed from the team.
The Spartans scored two more touchdowns in the second half. The win gives San Jose State its first winning season since 2006.
CARR, ROUSE LIFT FRESNO STATE PAST HAWAII 45-10: FRESNO (AP) — Derek Carr threw for 304 yards and four touchdowns, and Robbie Rouse eclipsed 1,000 yards rushing for the third straight season as Fresno State defeated Hawaii 45-10 in the 200th game at Bulldog Stadium.
Carr threw first-half touchdown passes of 8, 47, 45 and 31 yards while completing 15 of 23 passes for the Bulldogs (7-3, 5-1 Mountain West), who led 42-3 at halftime and improved to 5-0 at home this season. Rouse, the school's all-time rushing leader, ran for 102 yards and a 51-yard touchdown on 13 carries to give him 1,101 yards this season. The senior is the first Fresno State player to surpass 1,000 yards in three seasons.
Hawaii (1-7, 0-5), which lost its sixth straight, got its only points on a 49-yard field goal by Tyler Hadden in the second quarter and a 5-yard run by Jeremy Higgins late in the fourth.
MONTANA STATE DEFEATS SACRAMENTO STATE 20-17: SACRAMENTO (AP) — Cody Kirk ran for 129 yards and two touchdowns, including the go-ahead 2-yarder in the fourth quarter, to lead Montana State to a 20-17 victory against Sacramento State on Saturday night.
Kirk's second TD came with 8:13 remaining, and the Bobcats (8-1, 5-1 Big Sky) protected the lead by forcing turnovers on the last two possessions by the Hornets (6-4, 4-3).
The victory was the 47th for Montana State coach Rob Ash, tying the school record held by Sonny Holland.
Garrett Safron threw for 250 yards and two touchdowns for Sacramento State. Morris Norisse had five receptions for 128 yards and a TD.
Denarius McGhee was 14 of 22 passing for 105 yards for the Bobcats.