Miami Rallies To Beat Vanderbilt, 33-30

Updated 9/2/2000

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    Nashville, Tenn. (AP) - Mike Bath threw two touchdown passes in the final two minutes and 53 seconds as the Miami Redhawks beat Vanderbilt 33-30 on Sept. 2.

    Vandy led 30-to-20 before Bath hooked up with Mike Sullivan on a four-yard strike to make it close. And then with Cal Murray for the two-yard winner with just 20 seconds left on a fourth-down play.

    Bath was 24-for-41 for 358 yards, and had four touchdowns and one interception for the RedHawks, who won their fifth straight opener. Ty Buxton and Sly Johnson both finished with 134 receiving yards.

    Greg Zolman threw two long touchdown passes and ran for a short one himself for Vanderbilt.

    Zolman was 18-of-25 for 307 yards for the Commodores, who are seeking their first winning season and bowl berth since 1982.