Nevada Defeats UNLV 42-37 - Recap

Nevada Defeats UNLV 42-37 - Recap

Stefphon Jefferson ran for 185 yards as Nevada handled UNLV by a score of 42-37 on Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.

Nevada did not, however, defeat the Rebels against the spread, which closed at 14.5 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 62.5.

Devin Combs completed 14 of 19 pass attempts for 167 yards for the Wolf Pack in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Rebels defense.

Tim Cornett rushed for 129 yards for UNLV, while Bradley Randle added 49 yards. Nick Sherry threw for 243 yards for the Rebels, while receivers Marcus Sullivan and Devante Davis had 74 and 54 yards respectively.

UNLV lost the offensive yardage battle to Nevada 496-436 yards in Saturday's game. Nevada had more first downs as that total ended up 33-27.

UNLV lost the time of possession battle 31:40/28:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Nevada looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against San Diego State. UNLV will aim to get back on the winning track at Boise State.