Daily Journal masthead

Pumphrey runs for 139 yards, 2 TDs; San Diego St. defense smothers UNLV in 52-14 win


LAS VEGAS — Donnel Pumphrey ran for 139 yards and two touchdowns and the San Diego State defense forced four turnovers as the Aztecs rolled to a 52-14 win over UNLV on Saturday night.

Rashad Penny added 81 yards rushing and a score for San Diego State (8-3, 7-0 Mountain West). The Aztecs clinched berth into the Mountain West Championship game and opened the season 7-0 in conference play for the first time in school history.

San Diego State has won five-straight games by at least 23 points, the longest active streak in FBS.

UNLV (3-8, 2-5) had nearly as many turnovers (five) as first downs (seven) in the first half and went into the break trailing 31-0. The Rebels were held to a season-low 80 yards rushing.

San Diego State ran for 286 yards and five scores and limited UNLV to 270 total yards.

Kendal Keys had eight catches for 76 yards and a touchdown for UNLV.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.