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Doubs' career day helps Nevada beat UNLV 37-17

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Posted at 11:38 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-01 02:35:43-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Romeo Doubs had six receptions for a career-high 211 yards and a score and Nevada beat UNLV 37-17 in the schools first game ever at Allegiant Stadium.

The game was also the first time the newly-built stadium saw fans, as 2,000 were able to attend the event. The Las Vegas Raiders, who share the stadium with UNLV, have played all their games this season without fans in the stands due to COVID-19 restrictions and owner Mark Davis' stance that it's all or no fans.

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Caron Strong was 21-of-27 passing for 350 yards and two touchdowns and Toa Taua had 86 yards rushing and a TD for Nevada (2-0, 2-0 Mountain West Conference).

Doubs had a 52-yard reception to the 1-yard line to set up a scoring run by Devonte Lee that gave the Wolf Pack a 10-3 lead late in the first quarter and Strong connected with Doubs on a 65-yard touchdown early in the second to make it 17-6.

Max Gilliam passed for two touchdowns and Charles Williams had 19 carries for 99 yards for UNLV (0-2, 0-2). 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.