Idaho gets 1st win, beats New Mexico State 26-18
Posted at: 10/07/2012 6:02 AM
By: The Associated Press
MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) - Dominque Blackman threw for 304 yards and two touchdowns, and Idaho got its first win of the season in its Western Athletic Conference opener Saturday, beating New Mexico State 26-18.
Blackman, who was 26 of 48, recovered from throwing an interception on the game's first snap.
He hit Najee Lovett on a 35-yard score in the first quarter and Jahrie Level from 17 yards in the second.
Trey Farquhar added four field goals, including a 55-yarder just before halftime that tied a career high, for the Vandals (1-5), who got their 14th win in 19 tries against Idaho.
Andrew Manley threw for 309 yards, with two interceptions, for the Aggies (1-5, 0-2), including a 30-yard touchdown to Kemonte Bateman.
Manley's 1-yard scoring run late in the fourth quarter, plus a two-point conversion, made it a one-possession game.
The Vandals, however, recovered the ensuing onside kick and ran out the clock.
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