Central Michigan at UNLV

UNLV rallies to beat Central Michigan 31-21


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LAS VEGAS (AP) Caleb Herring connected three times with Devante Davis as UNLV rallied from a 21-point deficit - tying the biggest comeback in school history - to defeat Central Michigan 31-21 Saturday night.

Herring's second touchdown pass to Davis, a 42-yard play, lifted the Rebels (1-2) into a tie at 21 with 2:58 left in the third.

Nolan Kohorst's 34-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter gave UNLV the lead, and Herring's 12-yard pass to Davis extended the advantage to the final 10-point margin with 6:40 remaining.

Tim Cornett, who had the other UNLV score, rushed for 94 yards to move up to third on the Rebels' career rushing list.

Davis finished with 140 yards on seven catches. Herring was 24 of 28 for 266 yards.

Cooper Rush, making his first start for the Chippewas (1-2), threw for one touchdown while Saylor Lavallii ran for two scores. Rush was intercepted twice.

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Scoring Summary
CMICHSaylor Lavallii 3 yd run (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHSaylor Lavallii 3 yd run (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHTitus Davis 20 yd pass from Cooper Rush (Ron Coluzzi kick)
UNLVDevante Davis 12 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVTim Cornett 12 yd run (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVDevante Davis 42 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVNolan Kohorst 34 yd FG
UNLVDevante Davis 12 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
 
Team Stats
 CMICHUNLV
First Downs2124
Third Down Efficiency7-165-12
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-1
Plays-Net Yards78-37871-411
Rushes-Yds32-11341-122
Passing Yds265289
Kick Return Yds11565
Punt Return Yds327
Passes23-46-225-30-1
Punts6-2565-243
Fumbles-Lost0-00-0
Penalties-Yds5-553-29
Time of Poss.32:1327:47
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
CMICH: Saylor Lavallii 19-65, Anthony Garland 3-25, Titus Davis 2-25, Martez Walker 4-9, Cooper Rush 4--11
UNLV: Tim Cornett 22-94, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 4-21, Adonis Smith 4-13, Caleb Herring 7-0, Nick Sherry 2--2, Team 2--4
PASSING
CMICH: Cooper Rush 23-46-265-2
UNLV: Caleb Herring 24-28-266-0, Anthony Williams 1-1-23-0, Nick Sherry 0-1-0-1
RECEIVING
CMICH: Titus Davis 8-116, Anthony Rice 3-16, Courtney Williams 2-36, Jesse Kroll 2-31, Ben McCord 2-14, Andrew Flory 2-11, Saylor Lavallii 1-20, Adam Fenton 1-12, Deon Butler 1-7, Martez Walker 1-2
UNLV: Devante Davis 7-140, Anthony Williams 4-27, Jake Phillips 3-22, Taylor Barnhill 3-18, Jerry Rice 2-25, Aaron Criswell 2-13, Maika Mataele 1-23, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 1-14, Adonis Smith 1-6, Tim Cornett 1-1
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Central Michigan1st Mid American West0-00-0
UNLV1st Mountain West West0-00-0

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