San Diego State
SAN DIEGO (AP) _ Donnel Pumphrey had 22 carries for 167 yards and four touchdowns and San Diego State defeated UNLV 34-17 in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
LAS VEGAS, NV – The Runnin’ Rebels seem intent on putting their fans through the ringer this season.
In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.
The Runnin’ Rebels are completely out of the Top 25 for the first time this season.
Anthony Marshall scored a season-high 20 points, as the Runnin’ Rebels upset No. 15 San Diego State 82-75 on Wednesday night.
After losing to New Mexico and barely getting by Air Force in overtime, the Runnin’ Rebels have dropped out of the AP Top 25. However, they do remain in the USA Today Coaches poll, ranked 23rd.
Boise State, San Diego State and BYU are in talks with Mountain West membership about the possibility of returning to the conference.
San Diego State handed UNLV its 20th straight road loss, 24-13, Saturday.
The Runnin’ Rebels were picked to finish second in the Mountain West in 2012-13 as the league released its preseason media poll and all-conference team on Monday.
The Rebels lose another one on the road. The Rebels were in Boise on the blue turf trying to avoid their 19th straight road loss, but couldn’t get it done as number 22/24 Boise State hammered the Rebels 32-7.