Hawaii football falls to New Mexico State on the road with 45-26 loss

The University of Hawaii football team falls to New Mexico state on the road with 45-26 loss.
Published: Sep. 23, 2022 at 10:47 AM HST|Updated: Sep. 24, 2022 at 5:35 PM HST

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii football team falls to New Mexico state on the road with 45-26 loss.

UH is fresh off of a 24-14 homecoming win over Duquesne, now headed to Las Cruces for another go around with the Aggies — Hawaii snagged two wins over NMSU last year in a rare home and home series.

The ‘Bows are 10-0 against the Aggies in the all time match up, starting in 1978. The teams also met every year from 2005 to 2011 when they were both members of the Western Athletic Conference.

UH with the ball to start and march down the field, an eight play 75-yard drive to strike first off of a Dedrick Parson touchdown run.

NMSU responds in their opening drive, going for it on fourth down and running back Star Thomas takes it 27-yards to the house.

Hawaii unable to maintain the rest of their first quarter drives, while the Aggies find the endzone again in the first.

New Mexico State score again to begin the second quarter, while UH produce a solid drive, but settle for a field goal.

Aggies tack on two more scores to lead it 35-10 at halftime.

From there it was all NM State, Hawaii rallies late however it wouldn’t be enough — final score from Las Cruces, 45-26.

This is the Aggies first win over Hawaii in match up history.

UH is on a bye week before opening Mountain West Conference play against Nevada on the road.