John Dutton threw for three scores and Alex Gresham ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to spark Nevada to a 66-28 win Saturday over Boise State at Reno, Nev.
It was Big West opener for both teams.
Nevada’s defense contributed 14 points and sacked Boise State quarterback Tony Hilde six times as the Wolf Pack improved to 4-2. It was the fifth straight loss for the Broncos, who are 1-6.
Nevada 66, Boise St. 28
Boise St. 0 20 8 0 - 28
Nevada 22 16 18 10 - 66
NEVKelly 62 pass from Dutton (Shea kick) NEVHasson 25 interception return (Shea kick) NEVHilde tackles in end zone for safety NEVRussell 50 pass from Dutton (pass failed) BSUIkebe 30 pass from Hilde (Ikebe pass Hilde) NEVGresham 5 run (Shea kick) NEVNoisy 17 pass from Dutton (Shea kick) BSUJohnson 27 pass from Hilde (kick blocked) NEVHasson defensive conversion BSUEtheridge 1 run (pass failed) BSUEtheridge 47 run (Ikebe pass from Hilde) NEVFG Shea 43 NEVMorgan 81 fumble recovery (Wilkins pass from Dutton) NEVGresham 7 run (Shea kick) NEVFG Shea 27 NEVBennett 1 run (Shea kick) A-25,330.
Utah St. 53, New Mexico St. 21
At Las Cruces, N.M., Abu Wilson scored three touchdowns on the ground and Matt Sauk threw for 342 yards, leading Utah State over New Mexico State in the Big West opener for both schools.
Utah State (3-4) snapped a four-game losing streak and beat New Mexico State (0-6) for the 17th consecutive time in the battle of teams nicknamed the Aggies. Utah State has an 11-1 record in Las Cruces.
Utah St. 3 23 14 13 - 53
New Mexico St. 7 7 0 7 - 21
NMSShaw 10 pass from Salisbury (Hopkins kick) US-FG Knorr 47 US-Smith 21 run (Knorr kick) US-Turner 43 pass from Sauk (Knorr kick) US-FG Knorr 37 NMSGregory 19 pass from Salisbury (Hopkins kick) US-Wilson 1 run (run failed) US-Wilson 3 run (Knorr kick) US-Brown 25 run (Knorr kick) US-Wilson 5 run (Knorr kick) NMSShaw 12 pass from Salisbury (Hopkins kick) US-Jenkins 30 pass from Millins (run failed) A-7,839.
Vanderbilt 19, North Texas 7
Damian Allen threw for a career-high 251 yards and Brett Speakman kicked two 43-yard field goals as the Commodores (1-4) defeated the Eagles (2-4) at Denton, Texas.
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