Wolf Pack Down San Jose State 17-14 - Match Report
Nevada got a 124-yard performance from Mike Ball as a key part of its 17-14 victory over the Spartans on Saturday at Spartan Stadium.
Nevada did not, however, defeat the Spartans against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
Tyler Lantrip completed 11 of 21 pass attempts for 112 yards for the Wolf Pack in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Spartans defense.
Brandon Rutley rushed for 86 yards for San Jose State, while Dasmen Stewart added 43 yards. Matt Faulkner threw for 131 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Chandler Jones and Ryan Otten had 36 and 35 yards respectively.
Nevada outgained San Jose State 373-290 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Wolf Pack.
The time of possession battle favored Nevada as their offense was on the field for 35:51, longer than the 24:09 of their opponents.
Next game, Nevada takes its act on the road to face Texas Tech looking for another win. For San Jose State, they head home to face New Mexico State.