San Jose State at UNLV

Lawson, San Jose State top UNLV 34-24


LAS VEGAS (AP) Jarrod Lawson ran for a career-high 187 yards and a touchdown as San Jose State topped UNLV 34-24 on Saturday.

San Jose State (5-3, 4-1 Mountain West) raced to an early 14-0 lead with touchdowns on its first two possessions. Lawson then added a 31-yard score in the second quarter as the Spartans took a 24-3 lead into halftime.

UNLV (5-4, 3-2) cut the lead to 24-17 late in the third but Thomas Tucker ran for a 37-yard touchdown with 10:49 to play to extend SJSU's lead to 31-17. UNLV once again cut the deficit to 7 with eight minutes remaining but the Spartans responded with a drive that lasted over five minutes and culminated in a field goal.

SJSU finished with 312 yards rushing while UNLV managed just 86 yards on the ground.

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Scoring Summary
SJSTChandler Jones 13 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)
SJSTKyle Nunn 30 yd pass from Billy Freeman (Austin Lopez kick)
UNLVNolan Kohorst 20 yd FG
SJSTJarrod Lawson 31 yd run (Austin Lopez kick)
SJSTAustin Lopez 20 yd FG
UNLVMarcus Sullivan 19 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVCaleb Herring 1 yd run (Nolan Kohorst kick)
SJSTThomas Tucker 37 yd run (Austin Lopez kick)
UNLVMaika Mataele 16 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
SJSTAustin Lopez 44 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs2625
Third Down Efficiency6-157-16
Fourth Down Efficiency2-21-1
Plays-Net Yards76-49276-351
Passing Yds180265
Kick Return Yds3753
Punt Return Yds20
Time of Poss.33:3526:25
Individual Stats
SJST: Jarrod Lawson 28-187, Thomas Tucker 8-94, Tim Crawley 5-27, David Fales 3-6, Team 1--2
UNLV: Caleb Herring 14-55, Tim Cornett 12-24, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 1-7
SJST: David Fales 15-30-150-2, Billy Freeman 1-1-30-0
UNLV: Caleb Herring 26-49-265-2
SJST: Chandler Jones 7-72, Tyler Winston 4-54, Kyle Nunn 2-41, Jarrod Lawson 2-6, Billy Freeman 1-7
UNLV: Devante Davis 8-79, Maika Mataele 6-89, Marcus Sullivan 6-74, Taylor Barnhill 3-15, Tim Cornett 2-0, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 1-8
San Jose State3rd Mountain West West3-54-8
UNLV3rd Mountain West West3-54-8

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