Nevada vs BYU Recap - Wolf Pack Win 27-13
|Nevada vs BYU Recap - Wolf Pack Win 27-13|
Vai Taua tore up the turf for 133 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Wolf Pack to a 27-13 win over the Cougars at LaVell Edwards Stadium.
Nevada won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 62.5.
Colin Kaepernick completed 16 of 25 pass attempts for 196 yards for the Wolf Pack in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cougars defense.
JJ Di Luigi rushed for 67 yards for BYU, while Joshua Quezada added 15 yards. Jake Heaps threw for 229 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Cody Hoffman and JJ Di Luigi had 74 and 56 yards respectively.
BYU was outgained by Nevada 435-320 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-21 by the Wolf Pack.
The time of possession battle favored Nevada as their offense was on the field for 36:17, longer than the 23:43 of their opponents.
Next game, Nevada takes its act on the road to face UNLV looking for another win. For BYU, they head on the road to face Utah State.