Minnesota held a 7-3 halftime lead by scoring a touchdown with 9:26 left on the clock in the 2nd Qtr. Tim Cornett, who rushed for 127 yards and 2 TD’s on 27 carries for the Rebels took the lead in the 3rd, 10-7. Minnesota Golden Gophers then made 2 field goals in the 4th to take the lead at 13-10. Finally with 2:46 remaining in the game, UNLV accomplished the field goal to tie it up.
Minnesota won the total yards and turnovers departments, but lost in the penalties and 3rd down conversions. Gophers were only 3-15 on 3rd down. Minnesota’s defense was able to pick off the red-shirt freshman QB of UNLV 3 times. Minnesota hosts New Hampshire in Minnesota next Saturday at noon. Read below for the game stats.
Team Stat Comparison
|3rd Down Conversions||3-15||6-17|
|4th Down Conversions||0-0||1-1|