Mayden’s 2 TDs to Shaw help SDSU beat New Mexico 34-10

Nov 18, 2022, 8:55 AM | Updated: 10:56 pm

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Jalen Mayden threw two touchdown passes to Mekhi Shaw, Kenan Christon scored on a 49-yard run and San Diego State beat New Mexico 34-10 Friday night.

Mayden finished 15-of-25 passing for 280 yards, Shaw had six receptions for 120 yards and Christon added 102 yards rushing on 10 carries.

San Diego State (7-4, 5-2 Mountain West) has won three games in a row and five of its last six.

Mayden hit Shaw for a 51-yard TD to open the scoring about 5 minutes in, Nate Jones ripped off a 51-yard run that set up a 6-yard scoring run by CJ Montes to make it 7-7 going into the second. Jaylon Armstead capped a nine-play, 91-yard drive with a 1-yard TD run early in the second quarter and Shaw added a 30-yard touchdown grab that made it 21-7 with 1:48 left in the first half.

New Mexico (2-0, 0-7) has lost 11 straight conference games.

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