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.