Brett Smith sliced and diced the Warriors defense for 498 yards as Wyoming handed Hawaii a 59-56 defeat on Saturday at War Memorial Stadium.
The Cowboys won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 6-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Brett Smith rushed for 142 yards, while Shaun Wick added 89 yards in the win. Robert Herron and Dominic Rufran added 141 and 121 receiving yards respectively.
Joey Iosefa rushed for 91 yards for Hawaii, while Diocemy Saint Juste added 33 yards. Sean Schroeder threw for 499 yards for the Warriors, while receivers Chris Gant and Scott Harding had 174 and 68 yards respectively.
Hawaii was outgained by Wyoming 793-624 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 34-30 by the Cowboys.
Wyoming lost the time of possession battle 30:48/29:12, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Wyoming looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Utah State. Hawaii will aim to get back on the winning track vs Army.