How they scored: Cougs vs. Cowboys

THE NUMBERS were deceptively productive. Washington State quarterback Luke Falk completed 37 of 45 passes for 303 yards, two touchdowns and an interception as the Cougars defeated Wyoming 31-14 in a nonconference game Saturday at Martin Stadium. But the offense, which gained only 378 yards, struggled to move the ball against the woeful Cowboys most of the game.

First Quarter

WYO 7-0 at 10:29 mark: Tanner Gentry 45-yard pass from Cameron Coffman (Tristan Bailey kick)
Key play: A personal-foul penalty against Hercules Mata’afa negated a Marcellus Pippins interception and gave the Cowboys first down at WSU’s 45-yard line.
Drive length: 5 plays, 82 yards; Drive Time: 2:49

7-7 at 4:02 mark: Luke Falk 1-yard run (Erik Powell kick)
Key play: On fourth-and-2 at the Cowboys’ 17, Falk found Robert Lewis for an 8-yard gain.
Drive length: 8 plays, 44 yards; Drive Time: 2:27

WYO 14-7 at 1:03 mark: Jake Maulhardt 5-yard pass from Coffman (Bailey kick)
Drive length: 7 plays, 63 yards; Drive Time: 2:53

Second Quarter

14-14 at 13:02 mark: Dom Williams (pictured above) 35-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)
Key play: On third-and-6 from his own 34, Falk connected with Lewis for a 12-yard gain.
Drive length: 7 plays, 70 yards; Drive Time: 2:55

WSU 21-14 at 5:17 mark: Keith Harrington 36-yard run (Powell kick)
Key plays: Falk found River Cracraft for a 10-yard completion on third-and-2 to WSU’s 49. On third-and-12 at the Cougars’ 47, running back Gerard Wicks took a screen pass from Falk for a 17-yard gain.
Drive length: 9 plays, 79 yards; Drive Time: 3:48

Fourth Quarter

WSU 24-14 at 10:28 mark: Powell 22 FG
Key play: On third-and-4 from his own 47, Falk hit Cracraft for an 8-yard completion. Later in the drive, Lewis caught a 17-yard pass on third-and-9 from Falk to Wyoming’s 6.
Drive length: 10 plays, 48 yards; Drive Time: 4:21

WSU 31-14 at 2:00 mark: Williams 4-yard pass from Falk (Powell kick)
Key play: Linebacker Jeremiah Allison intercepted Coffman and returned it 44 yards to the Cowboys’ 12.
Drive length: 2 plays, 12 yards; Drive Time: 0:46


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