Wyoming 41, UNLV 14

Brett Smith passed for two touchdowns and caught a pass for

another to lead Wyoming past UNLV 41-14 on Saturday.

The victory, in the Mountain West Conference opener for both

teams, snapped a two-game losing streak for Wyoming (4-2, 1-0). It

was Wyoming’s fourth consecutive home-game victory against the


Smith completed 10 of 19 passes for 96 yards and rushed 10 times

for 59 yards.

Chris McNeill added a 76-yard score on a punt return, making up

for a fumbled punt earlier in the game.

The loss was the third straight for the Rebels (1-5, 0-1) and

their 13th consecutive loss on the road. Seeking to jumpstart an

offense that was averaging 137 passing yards a game, UNLV started a

new quarterback, Sean Reilly, who threw for just 79 yards.

Dionza Bradford led the Rebels with 104 yards on 22 rushes, and

Tim Cornett scored two rushing TDs.