San Diego State Wins Shootout, 49-41

Sept. 16, 2012

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Ryan Katz threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns as San Diego State outlasted North Dakota 49-41 on Saturday night.

Adam Muema rushed for 124 yards and Walter Kazee added 105 for the Aztecs (2-1).

Marcus Hendrickson connected on 27 of 50 passes for 434 yards and four TDs for North Dakota (2-1). Three TDs went to Greg Hardin, who had eight receptions for 142 yards.

Hendrickson's 15-yard scoring pass in to Tyrhe Ivery brought North Dakota within 49-41 with 6:17 remaining. UND got the ball back with 1:52 left, but came up a half-yard short on a fourth down pass play at its 38-yard line, and San Diego State ran out the clock.

Katz completed 8 of 11 passes for 195 yards in the first half, throwing TD strikes to Brice Butler (44 yards), Colin Lockett (37 yards) and Gavin Escobar (20 yards) as the Aztecs built a 35-20 halftime lead.

Escobar finished with five receptions for 117 yards.

The temperature at kickoff was 97 degrees, the hottest for a San Diego State home game since Sept. 8, 1984, when it was 93 for a contest against UCLA.

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