Lobos Fall 49-7 Against Nevada - Game Recap
Stefphon Jefferson scampered through the New Mexico defense for 108 yards as Nevada handed the Lobos a 49-7 defeat on Saturday at Mackay Stadium.
Nevada won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 29.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 61.5.
Cody Fajardo completed 20 of 25 pass attempts for 203 yards for the Wolf Pack in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Lobos defense.
Tarean Austin rushed for 41 yards for New Mexico, while Crusoe Gongbay added 39 yards. B.R. Holbrook threw for 62 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Ty Kirk and Andrew Aho had 42 and 19 yards respectively.
New Mexico was outgained by Nevada 598-257 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 34-14 by the Wolf Pack.
Nevada led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:28/25:32 split in that important category.
Next game, Nevada takes its act home to face Fresno State looking for another win. For New Mexico, they head on the road to face TCU.