COL FB: UNLV 23, Arizona State 20 (OT)

Sept. 14, 2008 at 1:51 PM

TEMPE, Ariz., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Malo Taumua blocked an Arizona State field-goal attempt in overtime Saturday night, giving UNLV a 23-20 win over the 13th-ranked Sun Devils.

Omar Clayton was 19-of-31 passing for 191 yards and two touchdown passes to Phillip Payne. Frank Summers picked up 103 yards on 22 rushes for the Rebels (2-1).

Rudy Carpenter connected on 13 of 23 passes for 242 yards with two touchdowns and one interception, and Kyle Williams had three receptions for 115 yards and a score for Arizona State (2-1).

The Sun Devils led 20-13 with three minutes left in regulation when UNLV drove 74 yards for a touchdown to tie the game. The drive was highlighted by Payne's fourth-down catch at Arizona State's 9-yard line -- setting up his game-tying touchdown catch two plays later.

After Kyle Watson connected on a 20-yard field goal for UNLV in overtime, Taumua blocked Thomas Weber's attempt from 35 yards to put the game away for the Rebels.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch out for MNF
New York Yankees get wild-card home field despite loss
Atlanta Falcons: 3 things we learned after Week 4 rout of Houston Texans
ACC football weekend review: Clemson Tigers hold off Notre Dame, earn national respect