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                     === No. 24 Boise State routs UNLV ===
 
 Boise,  ID  (Sports  Network) -  D.J.  Harper  rushed  for  59 yards  and  two
 touchdowns and Jay Ajayi added a rushing score to lead No. 24 Boise State to a
 32-7 win over UNLV on Saturday.
 
 Joe Southwick was 22-for-30 passing for 243 yards and Chris Potter caught four
 passes  for 52 yards for the Broncos (6-1, 3-0 MWC), who have won six straight
 games since dropping their first contest of the season to Michigan State.
 
 "We  did a good  job of preparing this week. We had a pretty good idea of what
 they  were going  to do to us on  defense, and we came out and executed pretty
 nicely," Southwick said.
 
 Nick   Sherry   completed  just   14-of-31  passes  for   71  yards  with  two
 interceptions.  Bradley Randle  carried the ball 16 times for 64 yards and Tim
 Cornett  picked up 61  yards on 16 carries for the Rebels (1-7, 1-2), who will
 travel to San Diego State next week.
 
 Following a 37-yard punt, Boise State took over at the UNLV 42. A 19-yard pass
 to  Matt Miller set  up a 10-yard Harper touchdown run. Harper also punched it
 in  on the two-point  conversion to give Boise an 8-0 lead with 5:47 remaining
 in the opening quarter.
 
 After forcing another UNLV punt, Michael Frisina's 30-yard field goal capped a
 10-play, 64-yard drive that bridged the first and second quarters.
 
 The teams then traded punts, but Sherry's pass on 3rd-and-5 at the Boise State
 26 was intercepted by Jarrell Gavins. A 47-yard completion to Dallas Burroughs
 gave  Boise the  ball on the UNLV  4, and Ajayi ran  it in on the next play to
 send the hosts up 18-0.
 
 "We  were in so  many bad situations," UNLV coach Bobby Hauck said. "You can't
 turn it over especially on the road and in a place like this."
 
 Marcus  Sullivan fumbled  on the ensuing drive and Gavins returned it 16 yards
 for a touchdown to give the Broncos a commanding 25-0 lead.
 
 Frisina  had  a field goal  try blocked early in  the third quarter, but after
 UNLV  turned the  ball over  on  downs, Boise  State added  to its  advantage.
 Southwick  found Potter  all alone for a 35-yard completion to set up Harper's
 second score of the game, a 1-yard plunge to make it 32-0.
 
 The  Rebels got on  the board thanks to its defense, as Kenneth Penny returned
 Grant Hedricks' fumble 30 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 Boise  State  owns a 5-3 advantage  in the all-time  series and is 4-0 at home
 against the Rebels ... The Broncos are 47-0 October since 2001 ... Boise State
 has  forced 22  turnovers this season ... UNLV hasn't beaten a ranked opponent
 since 2008.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 10/20 20:23:35 ET