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Kohorst's 44-yd FG lifts UNLV past Hawaii, 39-37

Associated Press

LAS VEGAS (AP) UNLV's Nolan Kohorst kicked a 44-yard field goal as time expired to give UNLV a 39-37 win over Hawaii Saturday night.

It was the senior placekicker's first career game-winning field goal.

The Rebels won a fourth consecutive game for the first time since 2000, while they've now won three straight and five of six at home against the Warriors.

UNLV almost gave the game away, as the Warriors scored 20 unanswered points in the fourth quarter to take a one-point lead.

Trailing 36-17, the Warriors scored three consecutive touchdowns, including a 44-yard strike from Sean Schroeder to Chris Gant with 1:44 left in the game.

UNLV quarterback Caleb Herring completed 34 of 57 pass attempts for 385 yards and one touchdown, while Tim Cornett rushed for 162 yards on 29 attempts and two touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary
HAWAIITyler Hadden 31 yd FG
UNLVNolan Kohorst 35 yd FG
UNLVNolan Kohorst 19 yd FG
HAWAIIDonnie King 12 yd pass from Sean Schroeder (Tyler Hadden kick)
UNLVTim Cornett 1 yd run (Nolan Kohorst kick)
HAWAIIChris Gant 28 yd pass from Sean Schroeder (Tyler Hadden kick)
UNLVAnthony Williams 10 yd pass from Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVNolan Kohorst 41 yd FG
UNLVTim Cornett 5 yd run (Nolan Kohorst kick)
UNLVCaleb Herring 8 yd run
HAWAIISteven Lakalaka 15 yd run
HAWAIIBilly Ray Stutzmann 48 yd pass from Sean Schroeder (Tyler Hadden kick)
HAWAIIChris Gant 44 yd pass from Sean Schroeder (Tyler Hadden kick)
UNLVNolan Kohorst 44 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs2138
Third Down Efficiency6-168-20
Fourth Down Efficiency0-20-2
Plays-Net Yards74-454114-579
Passing Yds325385
Kick Return Yds174119
Punt Return Yds133
Time of Poss.22:2737:33
Individual Stats
HAWAII: Steven Lakalaka 12-48, Ikaika Woolsey 4-39, Kwamane Bowens 1-30, Diocemy Saint Juste 3-10, Chris Gant 1-5, Sean Schroeder 5--3
UNLV: Tim Cornett 29-162, Caleb Herring 19-21, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 9-11
HAWAII: Sean Schroeder 24-47-325-0, Ikaika Woolsey 0-1-0-0
UNLV: Caleb Herring 34-57-385-1
HAWAII: Chris Gant 6-102, Clark Evans 6-77, Scott Harding 5-52, Billy Ray Stutzmann 4-84, Donnie King 3-10
UNLV: Marcus Sullivan 11-113, Devante Davis 8-141, Tim Cornett 4-28, Maika Mataele 3-38, Shaquille Murray-Lawrence 3-30, Jake Phillips 3-15, Anthony Williams 2-20
Hawaii2nd Mountain West West4-47-7
UNLV3rd Mountain West West3-54-8

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