- Associated Press - Sunday, November 2, 2014

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Freshman Brian Hill had 281 yards rushing and 106 yards receiving in his first career start and Wyoming got its first road win of the season 45-17 over Fresno State on Saturday night.

Hill’s 387 yards from scrimmage set the Mountain West and Wyoming single-game records for all-purpose yards. It was also second-best rushing performance in program history behind Kevin Lowe’s 302 yards against South Dakota State in 1984.

Hill scored on touchdown runs of 32 and 66 yards and capped his night early in the fourth quarter with an 89-yard run that set up the first of Joshua Tapscott’s two touchdown runs.

He posted five runs of 20 or more yards.

It was Hill’s second-straight game that he eclipsed the 100-yard rushing mark. He is the first freshman running back for UW to post multiple 100-yard performances in the same season since Wynel Seldon, who had three 100-yard efforts in 2005.

Colby Kirkegaard was 19 of 28 for 320 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions, and the Cowboys (4-5, 2-3 Mountain West) outgained Fresno State 696-318.

The Pokes kept possession of the ball for 13:04 of a possible 15 minutes in the first quarter and 18:22 of a possible 30 minutes in the first half. UW possessed the ball for nearly 37 minutes in the game.

The Wyoming defense also had a stellar performance with two interceptions, two sacks and limiting Fresno State to just 149 yards through the air. Redshirt junior cornerback Tyran Finley had two picks, while junior defensive end Eddie Yarbrough had six tackles, one sack and two tackles for loss.

Marteze Waller had 18 carries for 116 yards and a touchdown for the Bulldogs (3-6, 2-3).

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