Lobos edge Rebels

Lobos edge Rebels

The New Mexico Lobos held off a fourth quarter comeback by the UNLV Rebels Monday afternoon to squeak out a 24-22 win.

The Lobos had been favored by 16.5-points in the game, but were unable to cover the spread. The combined score was just UNDER the posted over/under total (47).

Lobos’ quarterback Kole McKamey completed 20-of-29 passes for 289 yards and two touchdowns. DonTrell Moore rushed for 37 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries.

Rebels’ QB Shane Steichen completed 18-of-30 passes for 224 yards with two touchdowns and an interception. Receiver Donell Wheaton caught nine balls for 133 yards and a touchdown.