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Oliver, Nevada beat Vermont 86-72 in CBI quarterfinals

RENO, Nev. (AP) Cameron Oliver scored 23, on 9-of-16 shooting, with 11 rebounds, and D.J. Fenner had 21 points to lead Nevada to an 86-72 win over Vermont in the semifinals of the College Basketball Invitational Tournament on Wednesday night. Marqueze Coleman made 6 of 7 field goals and finished with 20 points for Nevada, while Tyron Criswell scored 11. Trae Bell-Haynes hit a...
Via Associated Press
March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Nevada takes down Utah State 73-68 behind Criswell

RENO, Nev. (AP) Tyron Criswell scored 23 points and posted a career high 16 rebounds, while Marqueze Coleman added 10 points to move into 23rd place on Nevada's all-time scoring list as the Wolfpack beat Utah State 73-68 Wednesday night. Cameron Oliver added 15 points and D.J. Fenner had 14 for Nevada (17-10, 9-6 Mountain West Conference). Utah State led 35-28 at halftime before...
Via Associated Press
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Patrick McCaw somehow forces overtime with 2.4 seconds left

To call the final 10 seconds of regulation between Saturday night's matchup between Nevada and UNLV wild would be the ultimate understatement.Marqueze Coleman pulled up for an NBA 3-pointer with less than five seconds to play, putting the Wolf Pack up 80-77.The Runnin' Rebels had only 2.4 ticks remaining. Somehow, Patrick McCaw was able to get down the floor with two dribbles and...
Via Fox Sports
February 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Questions answered: Mike Bobo on why he didn’t let Nevada score late

  The inaugural NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl was a dandy, a fun one until the finish, with the Nevada Wolf Pack edging out the Colorado State Rams 28-23 thanks to a last-minute drive and touchdown. With the Rams down nine and 3:55 to play in the third quarter, they marched down field using a mainly run-first attack, grinding on the Nevada defense and wearing them down. Eventually...
Via BSN Denver
December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Colorado State – Nevada in NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl to be televised on KDVR FOX 31, not KWGN

  The Colorado State Rams are going bowling in Mike Bobo’s first year as head coach. It’s a success, even if CSU is pitted to play against Mountain West opponent the Nevada Wolf Pack. In fact, it’s the first time two conference foes have met one another in a bowl game since 1979 when Oklahoma and Nebraska met in the Orange Bowl as the college football postseason has expanded...
Via BSN Denver
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

The Arizona Bowl features two teams from the Mountain West Conference and will be first bowl game not nationally televised since 1994

The 2015-2016 bowl schedule was released on Sunday, and while everyone is understandably talking about the College Football Playoff matchups or New Year’s Six bowls, one part of the schedule we need to address is the Arizona Bowl (December 29th) between the Colorado State Rams and Nevada Wolfpack. You may be asking, “Why is this game of note?” Colorado State (7-5) and Nevada...
Via The Comeback
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

MWC suspends Nevada DT Rykeem Yates

Nevada Wolf Pack defensive tackle Rykeem Yates was suspended by the Mountain West Conference for one half of play following a second offense of player targeting. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported Yates’ suspension. This is by the book, as it should be. Player safety is being taken more and more seriously on the collegiate level, and Yates is a senior...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

American football highlights are much better in Spanish

The Texas A&M Aggies released a video from their win over the Nevada Wolf Pack this past weekend which reminds us all that Spanish announcers are far more fun. Texas A&M’s video highlights the top plays of the game, with the special Spanish flair we have grown used to during soccer broadcasts on channels such as Univision, beIN Sports and TV Azteca. However, American football...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 23, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nevada WR Don Jackson Enters The Matrix To Score Touchdown Against Texas A&M

The Nevada Wolfpack gave Texas A&M a good contest Saturday afternoon in College Station. Kyle Allen did his best to shutdown the Wolfpack with five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing), but Nevada wouldn't go away. With 9:33 left in the final period Nevada pulled within 14 when wide receiver Don Jackson entered the Matrix in order to score an incredible nine-yard touchdown...
Via FatManWriting
September 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada WR Hassan Henderson With Catch Of The Year Candidate

The Nevada Wolfpack gave Texas A&M a pretty decent game Saturday afternoon, and a large part of the reason why was wide receiver Hassan Henderson. The 6'5" 220 pound junior had a good day against the Aggies defense with five catches for 69 yards and a touchdown. His touchdown catch deserves to be considered for Catch of the Year.He gets interfered with, has the defensive back...
Via FatManWriting
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada’s Brian Polian fined $10k by school for penalties

Nevada Wolf Pack head football coach Brian Polian was fined $10,000 by the university for unsportsmanlike conduct penalties levied against the team during last weekend’s 44-20 loss to Nevada. Jon Ralston of the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Polian’s fine on Twitter via a statement from athletic director Doug Knuth. So UNR's football coach is getting a hefty fine for his behavior...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada Lands Transfer Forward from Ivy League

The Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team just may have gotten the scoring help they desperately need in the form of an Ivy League transfer. Leland King from Brown University announced his transfer Saturday morning. According to College Basketball Talk, the 6’7″ upcoming junior will have to sit out a season due to NCAA regulations, but will have two years of eligibility left. King...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada’s Ron Hudson to miss time after heart surgery

Nevada Wolf Pack offensive line coach Ron Hudson has been missing time this spring and will continue to sit out for the foreseeable future, after undergoing open-heart surgery earlier this year. According to a report from the Reno Gazette Journal, Hudson underwent the heart surgery seven weeks ago. Last May, Hudson made an emergency trip to the hospital and the heart condition...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Knee of Nevada LB Jonathan McNeal Bends in Way Knees Are Not Meant to Bend

The Nevada Wolf Pack did not have the best of days against the Ragin-Cajuns from Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl. One of the defenders, senior linebacker Jonathan McNeal had an especially bad day. Not because he didn't play well, but because he had to suffer this injury in his last game.Call me crazy, but knees are not supposed to bend like this. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Hekking: Best mullet on earth?

Nevada linebacker Brock Hekking took the internet by storm on Saturday night when he was shown on the field during warmups before his team’s win over Washington State. Do we really need to explain why? Hekking might just be the biggest bro on the planet, let alone in the sport of college football. His bleach-blond […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada DE has glorious hair

Nevada Wolfpack defensive end Brock Hekking may have been a  first-team All-Mountain West player last season, but his performance on the field isn’t the story here.  It’s the epicness of his mullet that seems to be taking over the college football world as we enter the second week of the season. And when we say epicness, we mean it. If this reminds you of Brian Bosworth or...
Via Sportsnaut
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nevada Unveils New Helmet For 2014 Season

Another college football offseason day, another new helmet. This time, it’s the Nevada Wolf Pack showing off a fresh lid. The school unveiled the new look, brought to you by Chris Murray of the Reno Gazette-Journal, which features a blue logo on a white background, as opposed to the old gray logo. They also removed a stripe that was down the center of the helmet. It’s certainly...
Via College Spun
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

UNLV Running Rebels season preview

It’s been a long time since Las Vegas was known for their college football prowess, that day has come after Bobby Hauck led the Runnin’ Rebels to the Heart of Dallas Bowl in 2013. UNLV lost 36-14 to North Texas, but finished 7-6 overall, thus being the first winning season of Hauck’s tenure. The Rebels scored 30 points per game in 2013 and gave up even more (31.8). Coach...
Via College Football Universe
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada Wolf Pack season preview

Coach Brian Polian didn’t become a legend in Reno by winning only four games in his first season as head coach, however the Nevada Wolf Pack are primed and ready to go in 2014 with the return of twenty starters. The Wolf Pack offense can put points on the board. Senior quarterback Cody Fajardo led an attack that averaged 26.9 points per game in 2013, and completed an astounding...
Via College Football Universe
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton slams home vicious Dunk of the Year candidate (video)

During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk. Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run […]The post Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Deonte Burton with the dunk of the year happened while you slept

Many of you were sleeping last night when the Dunk of the Year happened in the Nevada/Boise State game. The Wolfpack’s Deonte Burton threw down one of the filthiest posterizations you will ever see. Just look at the screenshot above. Look where he is with the ball. Look how far he brings it back. That’s […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 SDSU holds Nevada's Burton to 11 points

Nevada's Deonte Burton didn't stand much of a chance against San Diego State. The No. 5 Aztecs held Burton, the Mountain West's leading scorer, to 11 points, 10 below his average, in beating the Wolf Pack 73-58 on Saturday night. ''When you are playing half court and they are doing their pressing, run and jump defense, they really did a good job of helping on him,'' Nevada coach...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton lifts Nevada over Wyoming 61-58

Deonte Burton drove the lane and made the go-ahead runner for Nevada with 32 seconds remaining in a 61-58 victory over Wyoming on Saturday. Burton's runner gave Nevada a 59-58 lead, and AJ West forced Larry Nance Jr. to miss a difficult fade-away jumper on the other end with 4 seconds left. Michael Perez grabbed the miss for Nevada (7-8, 2-0 Mountain West) and Wyoming fouled him...
Via Associated Press
January 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Omaha over Nevada 82-80

John Karhoff scored a season-high 25 points to lead Nebraska Omaha to an 82-80 victory over Nevada on Saturday night. Karhoff hit 8 of 14 from the field and sank 9 of 12 from the line. Four other Nebraska Omaha players were in double digits including Devin Patterson with 18 points, CJ Carter 13 and Mike Rostampour 11 plus seven rebounds. The win was the fifth straight for the Mavericks...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

BYU Cougars vs. Nevada Wolf Pack: Betting Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

BYU Athletics On Saturday the BYU Cougars and Nevada Wolfpack will face off against one another. BYU (7-4) will hit the road to take on Nevada (4-7) Coverage of the game between BYU and Nevada will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 3:00 pm ET from Mackay Stadium in Reno, NV. The Odds: The BYU Cougars are 14.5 point favorites against the Nevada Wolf Pack. The over/under for this...
Via Tireball.com
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss
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