LAS VEGAS, Nev. (AP) -- Caleb Herring threw for 140 yards and a touchdown and rushed for another 57 to lead UNLV to a 38-7 win over Western Illinois Saturday night.
The Western Illinois Leathernecks (2-2) came right back with a 10-play drive to UNLV's 20 but could not convert on fourth down.
Herring threw a 27-yard touchdown pass to Jake Phillips to give the Rebels a 17-0 halftime lead.
UNLV added two more touchdowns in the third as Cornett ran for a 42-yard score and Adonis Smith plunged in from 4 yards out, giving the Rebels a comfortable 31-0 lead.
Trenton Norvell hit Joey Borsellino with an 11-yard scoring strike in the third quarter for the Leathernecks only score.
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