Football - Gophers 30, UNLV 27

Aug. 31, 2012
The Gophers defeated the Rebels 30-27 in triple overtime in their first game of the season Thursday night in Las Vegas.
Fans begin to fill Sam Boyd Stadium before the Gophers' first game of the season.
Minnesota players warm up on the field before the game.
Minnesota players and coaches take a moment of silence before the game in honor of former teammate Gary Tinsley, who died in April.
Minnesota defensive back Brock Vereen, right, celebrates after intercepting a UNLV pass.
Minnesota running back James Gillum scores a touchdown.
UNLV running back Bradley Randle attempts to escape Minnesota defensive back Michael Carter.
Minnesota defensive backs Derrick Wells and Troy Stoudermire collide above UNLV wide receiver Marcus Sullivan.
Minnesota running back James Gillum looks on as a pass by quarterback MarQueis Gray goes long.
Minnesota defensive back Jeremy Baltazar tackles UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis.
Minnesota defensive back Jeremy Baltazar attempts to block a pass to UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis.
Minnesota defensive back Derrick Wells intercepts a pass intended for UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis.
Minnesota tight end John Rabe scores a touchdown.
Minnesota defensive back Derrick Wells tackles UNLV running back Tim Cornett.
Minnesota defensive back Derrick Wells runs the ball after making an interception in the end zone during overtime.
Minnesota offensive lineman Zac Epping and his team stand before Minnesota fans after defeating UNLV in triple overtime.
Minnesota players celebrate after defeating UNLV 30-27.
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