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Nevada Falls 49-48 to Wildcats - Recap

Matt Scott threw for 382 yards to lead the Wildcats over Nevada 49-48 on Saturday in New Mexico Bowl action at University Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Wildcats were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 8.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 80.5.

Ka'Deem Carey rushed for 172 yards, while Matt Scott added 21 yards in the win. Austin Hill and Garic Wharton added 175 and 84 receiving yards respectively.

Stefphon Jefferson rushed for 180 yards for Nevada, while Cody Fajardo added 140 yards. Cody Fajardo threw for 256 yards for the Wolf Pack, while receivers Richy Turner and Brandon Wimberly had 96 and 57 yards respectively.

Arizona was outgained by Nevada 659-578 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 39-31 by the Wolf Pack.

The time of possession battle favored Nevada as their offense was on the field for 39:10, longer than the 20:50 of their opponents.