Pumphrey, Penny lead San Diego State over UNLV 26-7
SAN DIEGO (AP) Donnel Pumphrey had 198 yards from scrimmage and a touchdown Rashaad Penny added 160 scrimmage yards and two TDs and San Diego State beat UNLV 26-7 on Saturday night.
Pumphrey ran 31 times for 141 yards and caught seven passes for 57 yards. His 26th career 100-yard rushing game tied DonTrell Moore (New Mexico, 2002-05) for the Mountain West Conference record.
Penny added 110 yards rushing and 50 yards receiving. He scored on a 41-yard TD catch in the first quarter and added a 4-yard TD run to cap the scoring in the fourth.
Pumphrey scored from 9 yards, splitting a pair of defenders with a cutback move to give the Aztecs (4-1, 1-0) a 20-7 lead with 4:50 left in the third quarter.
Dalton Sneed completed just 2 of 12 for 9 yards and an interception for UNLV (2-4, 1-1).