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Nevada Defeats New Mexico 31-24 - Recap

Nevada Defeats New Mexico 31-24 - Recap

Nevada got a 186-yard performance from Cody Fajardo as a key part of its 31-24 victory over the Lobos on Saturday at University Stadium.

The Wolf Pack earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 10.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 64.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Cody Fajardo completed 18 of 27 pass attempts for 133 yards for the Wolf Pack in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lobos defense.

Kasey Carrier rushed for 145 yards for New Mexico, while Cole Gautsche added 72 yards.

New Mexico was outgained by Nevada 491-352 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-14 by the Wolf Pack.

The time of possession battle favored New Mexico as their offense was on the field for 30:20, longer than the 29:40 of their opponents.

Next game, Nevada takes its act home to face Boise State looking for another win. For New Mexico, they head on the road to face Colorado State.