2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
4-8, 3rd in MW - West
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UNLV quarterback breaks six tackles en route to end zone (0:22)
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Butler busts through three tackles for Nevada TD (0:42)
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McNichols' huge night carries Boise State past UNLV (1:26)
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Breaking down Boise State's 42-25 win over UNLV (1:28)
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Dog on the field to get the tee in Boise (0:24)
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Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin breaking down his team's performance in 42-25 win over UNLV (0:55)
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UNLV closes out scoring, but falls to Boise

Kurt Palandech connects with Andrew Price for a 45-yard touchdown pass and followed that with a two-point run. But No. 20 Boise State won 42-25 to stay in position for a New Year's Six bowl bid.

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McNichols pads lead with 31-yard TD

Jeremy McNichols' first three TDs of the game covered a combined 11 yards. His fourth trip to the end zone is a long romp that extends Boise State's lead over UNLV to 42-17.

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McNichols makes it four TDs with 31-yard score (0:38)
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UNLV cuts Boise State's lead to 35-17

QB Kurt Palandech takes it nine yards to the house in the closing seconds of the third quarter for his second touchdown run of the game. That capped a 14-play, 79-yard drive.

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McNichols scores third TD of game

Jeremy McNichols punches it in from four yards out to put Boise State ahead of UNLV 35-10 in the third quarter.

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Boise State starts 2nd half with TD

Freshman Alexander Mattison finds a hole for a three-yard touchdown run to boost the Broncos' lead over UNLV to 28-10 early in the third quarter.

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Boise State head coach Bryan Harsin discussing his team's offensive performance in the first half, defensive adjustents for second half (0:27)
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Palandech gets UNLV closer with keeper

Rebels QB Kurt Palandech finds an opening and runs right up the middle for a 7-yard touchdown. UNLV trails No. 20 Boise State 21-10 at half. (Game is on ESPN2)

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McNichols scores 2nd TD of game

Jeremy McNichols takes the handoff and walks into the end zone for a 1-yard score on third-and-goal. Boise State leads UNLV 21-3 midway through the second quarter.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

No. 20 Boise State fell behind 3-0 early against UNLV, but have rebounded nicely with a pair of unique touchdown drives. The Broncos had a 19-play drive that lasted 8:18 (its longest of the season) and followed it up with a 1-play drive that lasted just seven seconds (its shortest of the year).

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Punt return sets up 2nd Boise State TD

Cedrick Wilson returns Evan Pantels' punt 73 yards to UNLV's 6-yard line. Jeremy McNichols needed just one play to go outside and score to increase the Broncos' lead to 14-3.

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Short TD run ends long Broncos drive

Brett Rypien leaps across the goal line for a 1-yard score -- actually from six inches out -- on the 19th play of the possession. No. 20 Boise State leads UNLV 7-3 late in the first quarter.

Watch: UNLV at No. 20 Boise State

Boise State needs to win to keep its Mountain West and New Year's Six chances alive. The Broncos, more than four-TD favorites, have won four straight in the series. Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN

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21dAdam Rittenberg

Coaching winners and losers from Week 11

What does the future hold for Texas coach Charlie Strong and Oregon coach Mark Helfrich? Both teams lost Saturday, and time is running out for the coaches to save their seasons.

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UNLV claims 3OT thriller over Wyoming 69-66

Kurt Palandech amassed 409 total yards and four touchdowns passing and rushing and Nicolai Bornand made a 40-yard field goal in the third overtime to give UNLV a 69-66 win over Wyoming on Saturda

Team Stats

Passing Yards162.9113th
Rushing Yards241.515th
Points For32.349th
Points Against36.8112th