Recap - Rams Defeat UNLV 33-11
|Recap - Rams Defeat UNLV 33-11|
Colorado State got a 139-yard performance from Donnell Alexander as a key part of its 33-11 victory over the Rebels on Saturday at Hughes Stadium.
Colorado State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 52.5.
Conner Smith completed 16 of 27 pass attempts for 109 yards for the Rams in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Rebels defense.
Tim Cornett rushed for 102 yards for UNLV, while Bradley Randle added 5 yards. Nick Sherry threw for 88 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Jake Phillips and Devante Davis had 41 and 35 yards respectively.
UNLV was outgained by Colorado State 340-219 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-14 by the Rams.
The time of possession battle favored Colorado State as their offense was on the field for 34:45, longer than the 25:15 of their opponents.
Colorado State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Boise State. UNLV will aim to get back on the winning track vs Wyoming.