New Mexico St. 42, Tulsa 28 -- Final
Friday, October 13th 2000, 12:00 am
By: News On 6
Tulsa (3-4) at New Mexico St. (2-4)
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) _ Chris Barnes rushed for 233 yards and two touchdowns, including 79-yard scoring run, as New Mexico State rallied to beat Tulsa 42-28 Saturday night.
The Golden Hurricanes (3-4) struck twice in the opening quarter _ the first when Josh Blankenship hit Donald Shoals with a 12-yard pass and on a 2-yard run by Ken Bohanon to take an early 14-0 lead.
The Aggies (2-4) responded in the second quarter when K.C. Enzminger hit Alex Davis with a 36-yard pass and Damion Ocampo dove in from 2 yards out to tie the game at 14 apiece.
Bohanon scored on a 4-yard run to put Tulsa back on top, but the Aggies tied the game again right before halftime when Ocampo found Michael Bangs for a 17-yard scoring pass on a fake field goal.
New Mexico State drove 80 yards on 8 plays to take its first lead of the game at 28-21 on a 4-yard run by Barnes. The Golden Hurricanes answered when Blankenship connected with Shoals from 76-yards out for the pair's second score.
The Aggies scored twice more, including Barnes 79-yard touchdown run, to pull away.
Barnes finished with 21 carries for New Mexico State. Blankenship went 14-for-26 and 306 yards and Shoals had 11 catches for 271 yards for Tulsa.
|Quarter ||1st||2nd ||3rd||4th||Final|
|Team||Score Time||Summary||Running Score|
|Tulsa||9:57 1stQ||Donald Shoals 12 yd rec from Josh Blankenship(kick good)||Tulsa 7-0|
|Tulsa||2:05 1stQ||Ken Bohanon 2 yd run(kick good)||Tulsa 14-0|
|NM State||14:54 2ndQ||Alex Davis 38 yd rec from KC Emsminger(kick good)||Tulsa 14-7|
|NM State||5:54 2ndQ||Damien Ocampo 2 yd run(kick good)||Tied 14-14|
|Tulsa||3:56 2ndQ||Bohanon 4 yd run(kick good)||Tulsa 21-14|
|NM State||:59 2ndQ||Michael Banks 17 yd rec from Ocampo(kick good)||Tied 21-21|
|NM State||11:40 3rdQ||Chris Barnes 4 yd run(kick good)||NMSU 28-21|
|Tulsa||10:51 3rdQ||Shoals 76 yd rec from Blankenship(kick good)||Tied 28-28|
|NM State||5:59 3rdQ||Leon Oloya 22 yd rec from Enzigmier(kick good)||NMSU 35-28|
|NM State||5:09 4thQ||Barnes 79 yd run(kick good)||NMSU 42-28|