Senior Barry Belli kicked a 39-yard field goal with 11 seconds left to give Fresno State a 20-17 nonconference victory over Western Illinois Saturday night at Fresno.
Fresno, which lost to Washington State in its opener last week, faces UCLA at the Rose Bowl next Saturday.
Western Illinois had tied the game with 2:01 remaining on a 31-yard field goal by Layne Bennett after trailing by 10 points going into the fourth quarter.
Fresno State quarterbacks Dave Telford and Eric Buechele each had touchdown passes in the first half to give the Bulldogs a 14-7 halftime lead.
Western Illinois quarterback Paul Singer completed 29 of 47 passes, both school records, for 312 yards and a touchdown.
SW Louisiana 21, UNLV 10--Todd Scott's touchdown off a blocked punt triggered a 21-point burst midway through the first half, and Southwestern Louisiana had a school-record six interceptions as the Ragin' Cajuns defeated Nevada Las Vegas in a nonconference game at Lafayette, La.