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10/06/2012 11:22 PM EDT
Dixon's 4 TDs lead Louisiana Tech over UNLV 58-31
LOUISIANA TECH 58, UNLV 31
RUSTON, La. (AP) -- Kenneth Dixon rushed for 102 yards and four
touchdowns on 16 carries as Louisiana Tech cruised to a 58-31
win over Nevada-Las Vegas Saturday night.
The Bulldogs (5-0) matched the 1975 team for the best start in
Dixon's first running score stretched Louisiana Tech's lead to
27-7 in the second quarter, but the Rebels (1-5) charged back.
Nick Sherry tossed a pair of touchdowns as UNLV cut the lead to
Sherry finished the game 22-of-46 passing for 378 yards and
three scores, but the Bulldogs halted the Rebels' comeback
Dixon scored his second touchdown two minutes after Sherry's
second score, and then Matt Nelson connected on a 43-yard field
goal, his third of the game. Dixon added two more scores as
Louisiana Tech pulled away.
Colby Cameron was 31-of-45 passing for 316 yards and Ray Holley
ran for 139 yards on 22 rushes for the Bulldogs.
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