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Rivers scores four touchdowns in Fresno State's 40-27 win

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Posted at 5:16 PM, Nov 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 20:16:30-05

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Ronnie Rivers scored four touchdowns, Chris Gaston made two interceptions and Fresno State defeated UNLV 40-27.

Rivers rushed for 133 yards and three scores on 19 carries and caught six passes for a career-high 99 yards and another score.

Rivers' 10-yard scoring run on the first play of the fourth quarter snapped a 27-27 tie and an interception by Gaston led to Cesar Silva's field goal and a 37-27 lead.

Jake Haener's 35-yard run led to another Silva field goal and another Gaston interception ended UNLV's hopes.

UNLV's Max Gilliam had a combined 299 yards offense and two touchdowns but also two interceptions plus a fumble.

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