HONOLULU (AP) — Toa Taua had 126 yards dashing and a landing on 18 carries and Ty Gangi handed for 247 yards and a ranking to lend a hand Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22 on Saturday night time.
Elijah Cooks had 3 receptions for 54 yards and a landing and added a 40-yard dashing TD on a bubble display screen for the Wolf Pack.
John Ursua scored on a 70-yard catch-and-run as the primary quarter expired to offer Hawaii (6-Three, Three-1 Mountain West Conference) a 14-10 lead sooner than Nevada pulled away. Ramiz Ahmed trimmed Nevada’s deficit to 1 with a 27-yard box target and Devonte Lee scored on a 1-yard run to make it 20-14 on the smash and Taua’s 13-yard TD run early in the fourth quarter driven the result in 19.
JoJo Ward scored on a 2-yard reception and Cole McDonald hit Marcus Armstrong-Brown for the 2-point conversion to cap a nine-play, 80-yard pressure and make it 33-22, however Nevada recovered the following onside kick and, 4 performs later, Devonte Lee’s 6-yard landing run capped the scoring with 59 seconds to play.
McDonald threw for 259 yards and 3 touchdowns for Hawaii.
Nevada (Four-Four, 2-2) had 4 fourth-down stops, together with a fourth-and-goal from the three overdue in the 3rd quarter.
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