It wasn't an instant classic, that's for sure. After seven turnovers and three and a half hours of sloppy football the Poinsettia Bowl fittingly came down to one last mistake.
San Diego State's kicker Donny Hageman was wide right on a 34-yard field goal with 20-seconds left giving the Naval Academy a 17-16 victory.
One bright spot for the Aztecs was running back Donnel Pumphrey. He gained 112-yards to become SDSU's single-season rushing leader. His total of 1,867 yards broke the mark of 1,842 yards by George Jones back in 1995.
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Before Hageman's miss, Navy took the lead on an Austin Grebe field-goal with just under 1:30 left in the game.
The Midshipmen are now 2-2 in Poinsettia Bowl games. They lost 35-14 to the Aztecs in the 2010 game.