SAN DIEGO (AP) — Jalen Mayden threw two touchdown passes and San Diego State held off UNLV 14-10 on Saturday night.
Mayden connected with Jesse Matthews for a 28-yard touchdown for the only score of the first half.
San Diego State (5-4, 3-2 Mountain West Conference) stretched its lead to 14-0 on its first possession of the second half when Mayden hit Mark Redman for a 24-yard score.
UNLV (4-5, 2-3) closed to within 14-7 on Doug Brumfield’s 70-yard scoring strike to Nick Williams with 5:11 remaining in the third quarter. Daniel Gutierrez kicked a 29-yard field goal early in the fourth quarter to cap the scoring.