Hawaii defeats UNLV 48-10

Hawaii defeats UNLV 48-10
November 25, 2012, 2:22 am
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UNLV defensive back Tim Hasson (43) looks on as Hawaii running back Joey Iosefa (7) breaks a tackle by UNLV defensive back Peni Vea (42) and defensive back Sidney Hodge (36) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in Honolulu. Iosefa scored a touchdown on the play. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)


HONOLULU (AP) Joey Iosefa ran for a touchdown and caught a scoring pass as Hawaii beat UNLV 48-10 on Saturday night.

The Warriors (2-10, 1-7 Mountain West) snapped an eight-game losing streak while the Rebels (2-11, 2-6) dropped their third straight.

Sean Schroeder threw for 201 yards on 13 of 24 passing without an interception for Hawaii. Iosefa carried 13 times for 56 yards and caught three passes for 51 yards. He scored on a 25-yard run in the first quarter and caught a 7-yard scoring pass from Schroeder in the second quarter.

Sterling Jackson and Will Gregory had a rushing touchdown each and Tyler Hadden made field goals of 23 and 26 yards for Hawaii, which also got a 38-yard interception return for a TD from John Hardy-Tuliau and a 69-yard punt return for another score from Scott Harding.

Nolan Kohorst had a 43-yard field goal, and Nick Sherry found Taylor Spencer for a 5-yard touchdown pass for UNLV.