Sep 14, 2013; Las Vegas, NV, USA; Central Michigan Chippewas wide receiver Titus Davis (84) is grabbed by UNLV Rebels defensive back Mike Horsey (32) during an NCAA football game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV won the game 31-21. Mandatory Credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Central Michigan Chippewas Choke Away Lead In Vegas


The Central Michigan Chippewas got ahead early on their trip to Sin City.  But they ended up leaving Las Vegas like everyone else completely tapped out.

The Chips got a couple of early touchdowns from sophomore running back Saylor Lavallii. Wide Receiver Titus Davis added another on a Cooper Rush touchdown pass. Cooper Rush ended up passing for 265 yards but threw two interceptions in the fourth quarter. Those turnovers helped UNLV score 31 unanswered points and led to the Chips 31-21 loss. The loss drops their record to 1-2on the season.

The Chippewas missed a golden opportunity to pick up a win on the road against and inferior opponent. The Chips will have their work cut out for them as the schedule doesn’t get any easier. They welcome the Toledo Rockets to Kelly Shorts Stadium next week.

 Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTER CMU UNLV
TD 04:23 Saylor Lavallii 3 Yd Run (Ron Coluzzi Kick) 7 0
SECOND QUARTER CMU UNLV
TD 12:15 Saylor Lavallii 3 Yd Run (Ron Coluzzi Kick) 14 0
TD 07:02 Titus Davis 20 Yd Pass From Cooper Rush (Ron Coluzzi Kick) 21 0
TD 00:54 Devante Davis 12 Yd Pass From Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst Kick) 21 7
THIRD QUARTER CMU UNLV
TD 10:10 Tim Cornett 12 Yd Run (Nolan Kohorst Kick) 21 14
TD 02:58 Devante Davis 42 Yd Pass From Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst Kick) 21 21
FOURTH QUARTER CMU UNLV
FG 13:41 Nolan Kohorst 34 Yd 21 24
TD 06:40 Devante Davis 12 Yd Pass From Caleb Herring (Nolan Kohorst Kick) 21 31

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