LAS VEGAS (AP) - Following a career-performance last week, Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith bested that by torching the UNLV secondary, completing 25 of 33 passes for 412 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Cowboys to a 28-23 win on Saturday.
Wyoming (4-7 overall, 3-4 Mountain West) has won three straight games after losing its previous four, while UNLV (2-10, 2-5) lost its second straight.
Smith, who threw for 374 yards last week at New Mexico, has completed 88 of 132 pass attempts for 12 touchdowns and 1,237 yards over his last four games. He hasn't thrown an interception in 139 pass attempts.
Wyoming, which came into the game ranked No. 1 in the Mountain West and 18th nationally in fewest turnovers lost (12), enjoyed its third straight game without committing a turnover.
|WYO||Brandon Miller 1 yd run (Stuart Williams kick)|
|UNLV||Sidney Hodge 53 yd blocked FG return (Nolan Kohorst kick)|
|WYO||J.J. Quinlan 5 yd pass from Brett Smith (Stuart Williams kick)|
|UNLV||Nolan Kohorst 35 yd FG|
|WYO||Chris McNeill 33 yd pass from Brett Smith (Stuart Williams kick)|
|UNLV||Taylor Barnhill 3 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)|
|WYO||Chris McNeill 4 yd pass from Brett Smith (Stuart Williams kick)|
|UNLV||Trey Mays 5 yd pass from Caleb Herring (failed 2pt pass)|
|Third Down Efficiency||5-12||9-17|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-0||1-3|
|Kick Return Yds||62||66|
|Punt Return Yds||0||-1|
|Time of Poss.||26:19||33:41|
|WYO: Brandon Miller 12-88, D.J. May 8-21, Shaun Wick 1-4, Robert Herron 1-0, Team 3--4, Brett Smith 7--14|
|UNLV: Bradley Randle 13-76, Tim Cornett 19-56, Caleb Herring 7-24, Taylor Barnhill 1-2|
|WYO: Brett Smith 25-33-412-0|
|UNLV: Caleb Herring 22-36-268-0|
|WYO: Chris McNeill 7-93, Trey Norman 6-79, Robert Herron 3-95, Jalen Claiborne 3-84, Dominic Rufran 2-39, Shaun Wick 2-8, Justin Berger 1-9, J.J. Quinlan 1-5|
|UNLV: Devante Davis 5-80, Trey Mays 5-62, Marcus Sullivan 4-39, Tim Cornett 3-21, Taylor Spencer 2-53, Taylor Barnhill 2-7, Jake Phillips 1-6|
|Wyoming||6th Mountain West||3-5||4-8|
|UNLV||8th Mountain West||2-6||2-11|