Southern Miss Defeats Nevada 24-17 - Recap
The Golden Eagles were Hawaii Bowl winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Wolf Pack by a score of 24-17 at Aloha Stadium.
Southern Miss won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 65.5.
Austin Davis completed 18 of 41 pass attempts for 165 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Lampford Mark rushed for 183 yards for Nevada, while Cody Fajardo added 14 yards. Cody Fajardo threw for 60 yards for the Wolf Pack, while receivers Aaron Bradley and Tray Session had 64 and 39 yards respectively.
Nevada was outgained by Southern Miss 336-313 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 19-15 by the Golden Eagles.
Southern Miss lost the time of possession battle 31:50/28:10, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.