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Nevada DE Marc Ma dead after paddle board accident

The Nevada Wolf Pack was rocked by the tragic news of the passing of redshirt freshman Marc Ma. The 20-year-old defensive end died after a paddle board accident at Lake Tahoe on Saturday. Ma was reportedly paddle boarding with several of his Nevada teammates when they were faced with strong winds about a mile and a half off shore. He went missing and the search for him was officially...
Via Campus Sports Net
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada lands transfers Kendall Stephens, Hallice Cooke

The Nevada Wolf Pack have not made the NCAA Tournament since 2007 and they are looking to turn their luck around going into the 2016-17 season. Second-year head coach Eric Musselman is doing a good job building the roster by bringing in transfers Kendall Stephens and Hallice Cooke. The team announced the addition of the two players, both of whom come in from Power Five conference...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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

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

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’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: Brock Hekking Mullet Mohawk Is The Most American Hair Ever

Nevada's Brock Hekking's mullet mohawk is the most American hair of all time, and it's not even debatable.
Via Gamedayr
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

2014 Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team

The 2014 Preseason All-Mountain West Conference Team by College Football Universe is posted with first team selections and honorable mentions. Fresno State hauled in the most first team players with six.  The rest of the first team is more dispersed with 9-of-14 schools represented. Utah State landed the next most first team players with four followed by Boise State, Colorado State...
Via College Football Universe
May 07, 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

San Jose St. earns 1st MWC win, 66-64 over Nevada

Jalen James hit a jumper with a second remaining to give San Jose State a 66-64 win over Nevada, snapping a 13-game losing streak and giving the Spartans their first win in the Mountain West Conference. Nevada's Deote Burton hit a pair of free throws to tie the game at 64 with 10 seconds to go before AJ West blocked a jumper by James with 3 seconds left. James, however, corralled...
Via Associated Press
February 19, 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
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