One half of the Mountain West title game is known as the Fresno State Bulldogs will represent the West Division next week in the conference championship game after they defeated the Hawaii Warriors. Fresno State was in the drivers seat coming into this weekends game since all they had to do was and they would be in the Mountain West title game.
Fresno State got off to a quick start and led 21-0, and actually lead 28-0 against Hawaii after the first quarter and was in control for most of the game. The Bulldogs offense slowed down a bit after that and scored just seven points the rest of the way. Running back Marteze Waller led the way for the Bulldogs as he scored two touchdowns and rushed for 137 yards.
However, in typical Hawaii fashion the Warriors made a huge comeback to make it a 28-21 final score. Hawaii scored 21 fourth quarter points but they were unable to score quickly enough at the end of the game. Hawaii was inside its own 5-yard line when there was a 98-yard fumble that was recovered for a touchdown by Derron Smith, but the ruling was that Ikaika Woolsey's knee was down.
Here is that non-touchdown:
Hawaii was able to get a touchdown on a 2-yard pass from Woosley to Quinton Pedroza, but the onside kick with less than a minute left was recovered by Fresno State to secure the win.
The Mountain West title game will be broadcast on Saturday Dec. 7 at 10 p.m. ET and will be seen on CBS.