Hawaii beats Houston 28-14 in New Mexico Bowl -- in Texas
Hawaii linebacker Darius Muasau (53) holds up the trophy after the team's 28-14 win over Houston in the New Mexico Bowl NCAA college football game in Frisco, Texas, Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020. All rights reservedFRISCO, Texas – Chevan Cordeiro threw three first-half touchdown passes, Calvin Turner broke the New Mexico Bowl record with a 92-yard kickoff return had another long scoring play to help Hawaii beat Houston 28-14 on Thursday in the New Mexico Bowl. The game was moved to Frisco from its usual location in Albuquerque because of COVID-19 restrictions in New Mexico. Hawaii raced to a 21-0 lead in the first half, with Cordeiro throwing scoring passes of 3 yards to Dae Dae Hunter, 75 yards to Turner, and 4 yards to Jonah Laulu. “They had just scored a touchdown,” Turner said, “so I was thinking I needed to come up with a big play.”Said Houston coach Dana Holgorsen: “I was sick to my stomach.
Wilson throws 4 TDs in No. 14 BYU’s 43-26 win over Houston
(AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)(AP) – Down by double-digits late in the third quarter, BYU did not panic. 14 BYU rallied for a 43-26 win over Houston on Friday night. Wilson gave BYU the lead back with an 8-yard touchdown pass to Masen Wake with 10:35 left to make it 29-26 following a 2-point conversion pass from Wilson to Tyler Allgeier. Wilson threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Milne with three minutes remaining before Allgeier iced it with a 14-yard touchdown run with 1:40 left. Clayton Tune finished 21 of 31 for 310 yards and two touchdowns to lead Houston (1-1).