Stats: Hawaii vs San Diego State

Stats: Hawaii vs San Diego State

It’s the biggest University of Hawaii football game at Aloha Stadium since Nov. 23, 2007, the night the Rainbow Warriors dethroned Boise State as the Western Athletic Conference champions. Tomorrow night, it’s Hawaii vs San Diego State, with a berth in the Mountain West Conference championship game on the line.

At first glance, UH and the Aztecs seem to be polar opposites: Hawaii is an offensive juggernaut, putting up more than 35 points a game, while SDSU averages a pedestrian 20.4 points per contest. The Aztecs defense, however, allows only 13.points per game, while the Rainbow Warriors’ D surrender an average of 33 points per game.

Here’s a look at Hawaii vs San DIego State, by the numbers:

Statistic Hawaii SDSU
Overall Season Record 7-4 8-2
Conference Record 4-3 5-2
Points Per Game 35.8 20.4
Points Allowed Per Game 33.7 13.7
Offensive Yds. Per Game 491.9 336.4
Defensive Yds. Per Game 431.4 270.0
Passing Yds. Per Game 340.7 194.6
Rushing Yds. Per Game 151.2 141.8
Passing Yds. Allowed Per Game 234.4 204.2
Rushing Yds. Allowed Per Game 197.0 65.8
Turnovers (Takeaways) 13 18
Turnovers (Giveaways) 27 7
Kickoff Return Avg. 23.3 22.7
Punt Return Avg. 5.9 7.0