Cannon Stays Red
Oct. 2, 2004
LAS VEGAS (AP) - Dominique Dorsey ran for 141 yards on 21 carries to lead UNLV past Nevada, Reno 48-13 Saturday night.
UNLV (1-4), whose coach John Robinson announced this week that he will retire at the end of the season, scored 35 unanswered second-half points-28 in the fourth quarter-as the Rebels beat the Wolf Pack for the fifth-straight year.
Travis Moore went 17-for-28 for 169 yards with one interception for UNR (2-3).
Jeff Rowe filled in at quarterback for UNR at times during the final three quarters, throwing for 151 yards on 15-of-24 completions with two interceptions.
Nichiren Flowers rushed for 105 yards on nine carries and scored a touchdown for the Wolf Pack.
Leading 13-6 at halftime, UNLV pulled away in the second half with two 1-yard touchdown runs from Dyante Perkins, the first coming with 8:41 left in the third quarter and the other with 12:51 left in the game.
The first touchdown was set up by a 41-yard run by Dorsey to the Nevada, Reno 10.
The Rebels broke a 6-6 tie in the second quarter when Nantkes found Johnson in the end zone from 11 yards with 2:14 until halftime.