LAS VEGAS (AP) -
ran for 75 yards and the go-ahead touchdown and UNLV beat Wyoming 22-14 on Thursday night, keeping the Rebels' bowl hopes
alive while ending the Cowboys' postseason bid.
The Rebels (5-6, 2-5 Mountain West) need a victory at San Diego State on Nov. 22 to become bowl eligible. They last played
in a bowl game in 2000.
UNLV improved to 2-0 under freshman quarterback
. He was 16-of-30 for 138 yards and a touchdown and ran for 52 yards on 13 carries.
led Wyoming (4-7, 1-6) with 91 yards rushing.
was 12-of-21 for 143 yards and two touchdowns. He also threw two interceptions, the last by
in the end zone with 4:52 left as the Cowboys went for the potential tying points.
also fumbled a punt return that was recovered by UNLV's
with 1:41 left.
Summers' 1-yard touchdown around the right side on the first play of the fourth quarter gave the Rebels a 15-14 lead. Summers
carried the ball eight times for 25 yards on the drive. The touchdown was set up by a pass on a fake punt from
for 19 yards to the Wyoming 30.
On UNLV's following offensive drive, Clausen throw a 19-yard touchdown pass to
to make it 22-14 with 12:15 left in the game.
The Cowboys, coming off a victory at Tennessee five days earlier, took a 14-9 lead on Stutzriem's 28-yard pass to
on a scramble to the right with 12:34 left in the third quarter.
The Rebels led 9-7 at intermission, with
making field goals for 38, 36 and 38 yards. Wyoming took a 7-3 lead on Stutzriem 8-yard lob pass to
in the left corner on the first play of the second quarter.
UNLV beat Wyoming for the first time since 2003 to take the series lead 9-8.