Boxscore
Nevada 44, UNLV 26
Saturday, October 2, 2010 10:00 PM
Location - Sam Boyd Stadium
Attendance - 28958

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Nevada 7 21 10 6 44
UNLV 7 7 3 9 26

Recap

Vai Taua rushed for 188 yards and scored four touchdowns to lead No. 25 Nevada to a 44-26 victory over host Nevada-Las Vegas on Saturday night.

Taua scored on a 3-yard run and 22-yard pass in the final three minutes of the first half to give the Wolf Pack (5-0) a 14-point halftime lead. He then raced 72 yards for a score late in the third quarter and added a 2-yard scoring run in the final stanza.

UNLV (1-4) also struggled to defend Nevada all-purpose quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who completed 13-of-17 passes for 124 yards and rushed for 97 yards.

Kaepernick opened the scoring with a 16-yard touchdown run before the Rebels tied the score later in the opening quarter on Bradley Randle’s 1-yard run.

Courtney Randall’s 1-yard run put Nevada back ahead early in the second quarter but UNLV again knotted the score on Omar Clayton’s 8-yard run.

The Wolf Pack rushed for 374 yards.

UNLV’s Clayton passed for 214 yards and one touchdown and was intercepted once. Phillip Payne caught eight passes for 170 yards for the Rebels.
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 10:18
Nevada   TD  UNLV 0 - Nevada 7
1st Quarter - 5:23
UNLV   TD  UNLV 7 - Nevada 7
2nd Quarter - 13:24
Nevada   TD  UNLV 7 - Nevada 14
2nd Quarter - 7:47
UNLV   TD  UNLV 14 - Nevada 14
2nd Quarter - 2:40
Nevada   TD  UNLV 14 - Nevada 21
2nd Quarter - 0:57
Nevada   TD  UNLV 14 - Nevada 28
3rd Quarter - 2:42
Nevada   FG  UNLV 14 - Nevada 31
3rd Quarter - 0:31
UNLV   FG  UNLV 17 - Nevada 31
3rd Quarter - 0:15
Nevada   TD  UNLV 17 - Nevada 38
4th Quarter - 11:57
UNLV   FG  UNLV 20 - Nevada 38
4th Quarter - 8:59
Nevada   TD  UNLV 20 - Nevada 44
4th Quarter - 4:35
UNLV   TD  UNLV 26 - Nevada 44
TEAMS

Team Records

  Nevada UNLV
W/L 5 - 0 - 0 1 - 4 - 0
Conference 0 - 0 - 0 1 - 1 - 0

Team Stats

  Nevada UNLV
Score 44 26
First Downs 29 15
3rd Down Efficiency 4-for-7
57%
5-for-12
42%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 516 294
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 50-374 33-80
Average/Rush 7.5 2.4
Passing
Comp-Att 14-19 14-23
Passing Yards 142 214
Average/Pass Play 7.1 8.2
Penalties-Yards 5-61 10-132
Fumbles-Lost 3-2 2-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 32:35 27:25

PLAYER STATS

Nevada (5 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
C. Kaepernick 13/17 124 1 1
T. Lantrip 1/2 18 0 0
UNLV (1 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
O. Clayton 14/23 214 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
V. Taua 19 188 9.9 3
C. Kaepernick 13 97 7.5 1
L. Mark 9 60 6.7 0
C. Randall 6 21 3.5 1
C. Wellington 1 8 8.0 0
S. Jefferson 1 5 5.0 0
T. Lantrip 1 -5 -5.0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
O. Clayton 11 48 4.4 1
C. Trotter 12 19 1.6 0
T. Cornett 7 9 1.3 0
B. Randle 3 4 1.3 1
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
B. Wimberly 5 35 7.0 0
T. Session 1 34 34.0 0
C. Wellington 2 28 14.0 0
R. Matthews 2 18 9.0 0
V. Taua 2 17 8.5 1
V. Green 2 10 5.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
P. Payne 8 170 21.2 0
M. Johnson 3 27 9.0 0
K. Watkins 1 14 14.0 0
A. Vidal 1 4 4.0 1
C. Trotter 1 -1 -1.0 0
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