LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Jeff Ballard threw for 195 yards and ran for 84
to lead TCU over UNLV 25-10 Saturday.
Ballard was 15-for-28 with a touchdown pass to Michael DePriest
from 34 yards with 5:02 left in the third quarter that gave the
Horned Frogs 19-3.
Ballard did not throw an interception and carried the ball 14
Aaron Brown rushed for 60 yards with a touchdown for TCU (6-2,
2-2 Mountain West), scoring from 11 yards out with 10:35 left in
the first quarter to give the Horned Frogs a 6-0 lead. He also
caught three passes for 52 yards. Lonta Hobbs rushed for 60 yards
on 15 carries for the winners.
TCU kicker Peter LoCoco made all four of his attempted field
goals, including one from 42 yards and another from 40.
The Horned Frogs are 3-1 in a stretch of four of five road games
that ends at conference rival New Mexico next Saturday.
UNLV (1-8, 0-5) has lost eight straight after opening the season
with a win.
David Peeples led the Rebels with 68 yards rushing and scored a
5-yard touchdown with 9:58 left in the game.
Quarterback Rocky Hinds threw for 128 yards on 10-for-27 passing
with one interception.
Trailing 25-10 with 8:12 left in the game, Rebels defensive
lineman Starr Fuimaono recovered a TCU fumble at the Horned Frogs
3-yard line. But two plays later TCU's Marvin White intercepted a
Hinds pass, nullifying any UNLV hopes.
UNLV's first score came on a 52-yard field goal from Sergio
Aguayo with 7:45 left in the second quarter, cutting it to 12-3.
The kick tied Aguayo's career long. He missed his other two