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UNLV outlasts New Mexico in a 56-42 shootout

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UNLV quarterback Caleb Herring (8) throws a pass as Wisconsin's Chris Borland defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis) UNLV quarterback Caleb Herring (8) throws a pass as Wisconsin's Chris Borland defends during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) -

The UNLV duo of quarterback Caleb Herring and receiver Devante Davis hooked up on three touchdowns Saturday to overcome New Mexico's record-setting ground attack in the Rebels' 56-42 victory Saturday.

Herring threw four touchdowns, including the game-winner to Davis with 4:46 remaining. UNLV running back Tim Cornett also had three touchdowns, going for a career high 179 yards on 25 carries.

The Lobos had three rushers gain more than 100 yards for the first time in school history, led by Kasey Carrier's 192 yards on 25 carries.

Carlos Wiggins had three touchdowns while combining for 176 yards rushing and receiving while quarterback Cole Gautsche completed the 100-yard trio with 108 yards on 18 carries.

The teams combined for 1,149 total yards, including 749 at halftime, when it was tied 35-35.

Davis finished with 10 catches for 164 yards while Herring went 24-34 for 293 yards.

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