Williams, Shakir assist short-handed Boise State beat Hawaii


HONOLULU (AP) — Avery Williams had 192 all-purpose yards — together with a 99-yard kickoff return for a landing — Khalil Shakir caught two touchdowns passes, and Boise State beat Hawaii 40-32 on Saturday night time.

Andrew Van Buren had a career-highs of 27 carries and 113 yards speeding for Boise State (4-1, 4-0 Mountain West Convention). Shakir completed with a career-best 11 receptions for 130 yards.

Williams, the 2019 convention particular groups participant of the the 12 months, had a 34-yard punt return to the Hawaii 44 and two performs later Hank Bachmeier hit Khalil Shakir for a 38-yard landing. The Rainbow Warriors then went three-and-out — for the fourth time of their first six possessions — and Shakir caught a 3-yard TD go from vast receiver CT Thomas on a jet-sweep go to make it 19-3 simply earlier than halftime.

Chevan Cordeiro was 25-of-48 passing for 253 yards and three TDs — together with two to Calvin Turner — and added 90 yards speeding on 18 carries for Hawaii (2-3, 2-3). Turner had scoring catches of 36 and 15 yards and scored on a 1-yard run.

Boise State has received 9 in a row in opposition to the Rainbow Warriors, together with a 31-10 victory within the 2019 convention championship recreation.

Turner’s landing capped a 13-play, 87-yard drive to open the second half however Williams took the following kickoff, faked a lateral go and broke a pair of could be tacklers earlier than racing down the precise sideline to present Boise State a 17-point lead. After Hawaii once more went three-and-out, Williams had a 36-yard punt return that arrange the primary of Van Buren’s two 11-yard scoring runs to make it 33-9 halfway by way of the third quarter.

Seven Broncos gamers didn’t play attributable to constructive COVID-19 exams earlier Saturday and one other 5 didn’t make the journey attributable to contact tracing.

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