Dec 24, 2015 11:58 PM by Associated Press
HONOLULU (AP) - Rashaad Penny returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and San Diego State routed Cincinnati 42-7 in the Hawaii Bowl on Thursday.
The Aztecs (11-3) won their final 10 games to match the longest winning streak in school history.
Penny had his third kickoff return for a score this season - and second 100-yarder - and broke the Hawaii bowl record for the longest return before a sparse crowd of 14,537 at Aloha Stadium.
San Diego State rushed for 207 yards, topping the 200-yard mark for the 10th consecutive game, and finished with 336 yards of total offense.
Donnell Pumphrey, the Mountain West offensive player of the year, had 99 yards on 25 carries. He threw a 16-yard touchdown pass to Dakota Gordon and had a 1-yard scoring run early in the fourth quarter. Gordon also had a 1-yard run and finished with four catches for 58 yards.
Cincinnati finished 7-5.
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