Donnel Pumphrey ran for 131 yards and a touchdown, and
Pumphrey's 12-yard scoring run capped an 11-play, 84-yard drive to give the Aztecs a 23-14 lead with 2:05 remaining in the third quarter. Calvin Munson had a 56-yard interception return for a touchdown to stretch the Aztecs' lead to 30-14 with 2:44 to play.
Quarterback Quinn Kaehler was 17 for 30 for 326 yards and a touchdown for San Diego State, which forced three fumbles.
San Diego State (6-5, 4-3
Mario Hull had 150 yards receiving and a touchdown catch, Darik Dillard ran for two touchdowns, and Rice solidified its 2014 bowl status by defeating Texas El Paso, 31-13, in Houston.
Dillard's second touchdown, on a three-yard run late in the third quarter, gave the Owls (7-4, 5-2
Jackson completed 10 of 22 passes for 227 yards, with two touchdowns and an interception. He also ran for 53 yards in 11 carries.