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NCAA Game Summary - Wyoming at U-N-L-V

(Saturday, November 13th)

Final Score: UNLV 42, Wyoming 16

Las Vegas, NV (Sports Network) - Tim Cornett rushed for three touchdowns and caught another one to lead the UNLV Rebels to a 42-16 victory over the Wyoming Cowboys in a Mountain West Conference tussle at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Cornett rushed for 70 yards in the win for UNLV (2-8, 2-4 MWC), while Omar Clayton threw for 163 yards and three touchdowns.

Alvester Alexander rushed for 92 yards and one touchdown for Wyoming (2-9, 0-7), while Austyn Carta-Samuels finished with just 108 yards and one interception on 13-of-22 passing.

The Cowboys scored on their first player from scrimmage, as Alexander broke free and dashed down field for a 72-yard touchdown run.

UNLV responded instantly, however, as Cornett scored on a seven-yard run.

It took just one play for Wyoming to score its second touchdown, as David Leonard connected with T.J. Smith for a 32-yard touchdown in the final seconds of the first quarter. However, Ian Watts missed the extra point, leaving the Pokes with a 13-7 edge.

Cornett gave the Rebels a 14-13 advantage early in the second stanza when he scored on a three-yard run.

UNLV closed out the first half with a 21-13 lead when Clayton found Phillip Payne for a 21-yard scoring strike, capping off a 13-play, 85-yard drive.

The Rebels pushed their lead to 28-13 early in the third quarter when Cornett found the end zone for a third time, this score going for just one-yard.

Watts nailed a 46-yard field goal to bring the Cowboys within 12 points midway through the third frame.

UNLV pulled away in the final stanza when Clayton hit Marcus Sullivan for a 41-yard scoring strike.

The Rebels continued to rack up the points in the final frame, as the team capped off a 12-play, 67-yard drive with a 12-yard touchdown pass from Clayton to Cornett.

11/14 02:53:18 ET

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