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October 12, 2002

Hawaii Blows Past Nevada

(Honolulu-AP) -- Timmy Chang passed for two quick touchdowns to kickstart a 42-point first quarter as the University of Hawaii defeated Nevada 59-34 tonight at Aloha Stadium. Chang threw a 72-yard touchdown to Britton Komine on the first play from scrimmage to get the scoring going for the Warriors. Komine finished with 238 receiving yards on eight receptions, including 171 yards in the decisive first quarter, and two touchdowns.

John West chipped in with three scores on short runs, with his second TD giving the Warriors their biggest lead, 49-10, after only 2:37 had elapsed in the second quarter.

Chang guided Hawaii to touchdowns on its first six possessions and finished the night 19 of 31 for 381 yards.

The 42 points fell seven short of the NCAA record for one period.

All told, Hawaii rolled up 521 yards in the air and 154 on the ground. The Wolf Pack also put up impressive offensive numbers, picking up 223 on the ground and 246 passing.

Hawaii improved to 4-2 overall and 3-1 in the Western Athletic Conference. Nevada fell to 2-4 and 1-1.

(Copyright 2002 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.) APNP-10-12-02 2342HDT

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