Scores

Final

SMU 9

(0-4, 0-1 American)

Nevada 12

(3-1, 2-0 MW)

10:05 PM ET, September 27, 2003

Mackay Stadium, Reno, NV

1 2 3 4 T
SMU 9 0 0 -9
NEV 0 9 3 -12

Nevada 12, SMU 9

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Damon Fine hit a 28-yard field goal with 1:13 to play to give Nevada a 12-9 victory over SMU on Saturday night.

The kick was set up when Nevada recovered SMU punt returner Matt Rushbrook's fumble on the 20 with 2:08 to play.

SMU (0-4) took 9-0 lead in the first half, but Nevada (3-1) rallied behind its defense.

Nick Hawthrone's interception set up Fine's 38-yard field goal with 5:10 left in the third quarter, and Logan Carter returned an interception 40 yards for a TD with 2:44 to go in the third. Fine missed the extra point, leaving it tied 9-9.

Nevada's Chance Kretchmer ran for 122 yards on 24 carries, and Andy Heiser completed 11 of 25 passes for 96 yards.

Chris McMurtray opened the scoring for SMU with a 33-yard field goal with 7:43 left in the first quarter.

Keylon Kincade added a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:58 to play in the half. Kincade finished with 122 yards on 31 carries.

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