Scores

Final

Nevada 17

(6-5, 4-2 MW)

Utah State 21

(6-5, 4-2 MW)

Coverage: GamePlan

2:00 PM ET, November 26, 2011

Romney Stadium, Logan, UT

1 2 3 4 T
NEV 3 7 7 017
USU 0 7 14 021

Top Performers

Passing: T. Lantrip (NEV) - 135 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: L. Mark (NEV) - 22 CAR, 111 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: R. Matthews (NEV) - 12 REC, 205 YDS, 1 TD

Utah St. 21, Nevada 17

Associated Press

LOGAN, Utah -- Utah State scored on two pass plays in the third quarter and recovered a fourth-quarter fumble to top Nevada 21-17 on Saturday.

Adam Kennedy threw for 140 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies (6-5, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference) and ran for a critical first down in the final minute preserve the win.

Utah State scored what proved to be the decisive touchdown on the final play of the third quarter. On a double-pass play, wide receiver Stanley Morrison hit Robert Turbin with a 34-yard strike for the score.

Nevada (6-5, 4-2 WAC) was led by Lampford Mark, who carried the ball 22 times for 111 yards and a touchdown.

Nevada was threatening to score with 5:40 remaining in the game when Wolfpack backup quarterback Tyler Lantrip fumbled on a fourth-down attempt for a first down. The ball was recovered by Bobby Wagner on the Aggie 11-yard line.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NEV
USU
1st Downs2517
Total Yards500373
Passing315174
Rushing185199
Penalties9-642-20
3rd Down Conversions6-145-12
4th Down Conversions0-11-1
Turnovers11
Possession34:3725:23

Passing Leaders

NevadaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fajardo19/251807.200
Utah StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kennedy7/1414010.011

Rushing Leaders

NevadaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Mark221115.0135
Fajardo10454.5016
Utah StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams9717.9125
Turbin18613.4011

Receiving Leaders

NevadaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Matthews1220517.1176
Session5479.4018
Utah StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Austin26130.5140
Moats15353.0053

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNEVUSU
FG05:44Jake Hurst 19 Yd 30
SECOND QUARTERNEVUSU
TD14:16Lampford Mark 35 Yd Run (Jake Hurst Kick) 100
TD02:37Kerwynn Williams 10 Yd Run (Josh Thompson Kick) 107
THIRD QUARTERNEVUSU
TD01:48Matt Austin 21 Yd Pass From Adam Kennedy (Josh Thompson Kick) 1014
TD01:23Rishard Matthews 76 Yd Pass From Tyler Lantrip (Jake Hurst Kick) 1714
TD00:00Robert Turbin 34 Yd Pass From Stanley Morrison (Josh Thompson Kick) 1721