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Boise State stays unbeaten with a wild win over BYU (2:17)
Breaking down the miscues of the BYU v. Boise State game (3:06)

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State has to feel fortunate to escape with a win. It was better than BYU for most of the game, but to lose the turnover battle by five is nearly always a recipe for a loss. Arkansas State managed to overcome a minus-5 turnover margin to beat Georgia Southern earlier this season, but the Broncos win marks just the ninth time in the last 240 games, dating back to 2004, that a team has overcome that turnover deficit.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State survived a wild sequence to beat BYU 28-27 and remain in prime position to represent the Group of 5 in a New Year's Six bowl game. The Broncos blocked BYU's attempt at a game-winning field goal with 15 seconds left, but because it was second down, the kick didn't reach the line of scrimmage and BYU recovered, the Cougars kept the ball. Their second life didn't help, as a pair of incompletions followed, including a tipped Hail Mary on the game's final play.


Blocked FG helps Boise State hang on for win

David Moa blocks Rhett Admond's 44-yard attempt on second down with 15 seconds left. BYU retained possession, a Hail Mary failed, and Boise State won 28-27.

Harsin pleased with win over BYU (0:53)

Long pass leads to Boise go-ahead TD

Brett Rypien hits Jake Knight on a crossing route for a 46-yard gain to BYU's 4-yard line. Jeremy McNichols ran in on the next play to put Boise State back ahead 28-27 with 10:37 to play.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

Boise State is minus-5 in turnovers tonight against BYU, yet still holds a 28-27 lead in the fourth quarter. Since 2004, FBS teams that are minus-5 in turnovers in a game are just 8-231.

Team Stats

Passing Yards202.093rd
Rushing Yards192.648th
Points For28.0Tied-74th
Points Against25.5Tied-56th

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