HONOLULU (AP)Brayden Schager threw three touchdown passes and Dedrick Parson had 19 carries for 115 yards – including a 34-yard touchdown with 2:51 to play and Hawaii beat UNLV 31-25 Saturday night.
Schager completed 16 of 27 passes for 202 yards with no interceptions for Hawaii (3-9, 2-5 Mountain West Conference). The Rainbow Warriors snapped a four-game losing streak.
UNLV (4-7, 2-5) has lost six games in a row after winning four of its first five games this season.
Adam Plant Jr.’s strip-sack of Schager was returned for a touchdown by Elijah Shelton to trim the Runnin’ Rebels’ deficit to 24-22 with 8:13 to play but Parson’s TD gave the Rainbow Warriors a nine-point lead with 2:51 to play.
Doug Brumfield passed for 288 yards and a touchdown and added 55 yards rushing for UNLV. Kyle Williams added five receptions for 111 yards.
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