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Strong helps Nevada pull away for 34-17 victory over Hawaii

Oct. 17, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong passed for 395 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns and Nevada pulled away after halftime to beat Hawaii 34-17 in Mountain West Conference play on Saturday. The Wolf Pack (5-1, 2-0) scored first on a Brandon Talton 23-yard field goal...

Nevada QB Strong is Mountain West offensive player of week

Oct. 11, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada quarterback Carson Strong has been named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week after throwing a career-high six touchdown passes in the Wolf Pack’s 55-28 win over New Mexico State. Strong completed 25-of-32 passes for 377...

Strong passes for 6 TDs, Nevada beats New Mexico St. 55-28

Oct. 10, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw a career-high six touchdown passes — four in the second quarter — and Nevada cruised to a 55-28 win over New Mexico State on Saturday night. Strong, who did not play in the fourth quarter, finished 25-of-32 passing for 377...

Nevada RB Taua, Kicker Talton named MWC players of week

Oct. 04, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada running back Toa Taua has been named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week after he rushed for a season-high 124 yards on 12 carries to lead the Wolf Pack to their first road victory over Boise State since 1997. The senior...

Strong, Taua lead Nevada past Boise State, 41-31

Oct. 02, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Carson Strong threw for 263 yards and a touchdown, Toa Taua rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns and Nevada defeated Boise State 41-31 on Saturday. Nevada (4-1, 1-0), the pre-season favorite to win the Mountain West Conference’s West division,...

No. 25 K-State visits Oklahoma State, each seeking 4-0 start

Sep. 23, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — No. 25 Kansas State and Oklahoma State open Big 12 play against each other Saturday after putting together 3-0 nonconference records while dealing with several key injuries. Kansas State will still be without starting quarterback Skylar...

Kansas State uses rushing attack to beat Nevada 38-17

Sep. 18, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MANHATTAN, Ks. (AP) — Will Howard pushed into the end zone on a 1-yard touchdown run to cap a 21-point fourth quarter, which sealed a 38-17 victory for Kansas State over Nevada on Saturday. Deuce Vaughn led the rushing attack for the Wildcats with 127 yards and a...

Jay Norvell has Nevada ready for trip to Kansas State

Sep. 16, 2021 03:01 AM EDT

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Nevada has never made the pilgrimage to the plains to face Kansas State in football until this season. That doesn't mean coach Jay Norvell doesn't know what the Wolf Pack are about to face Saturday. Norvell played for longtime...

Strong's 4 TD passes helps Nevada beat Idaho State 49-10

Sep. 12, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw for 381 yards and four touchdowns, and Nevada beat Idaho State 49-10 on Saturday night. Strong completed 34 of 43 passes that included two touchdowns to Elijah Cooks, who finished with seven receptions for 89 yards. Devonte Lee had...

Strong's 2 TD passes lead Nevada past Cal 22-17

Sep. 05, 2021 03:05 AM EDT

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Nevada's whirlwind month as vagabonds ended with a very satisfying win. Carson Strong threw for 312 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wolf Pack to a 22-17 victory over California on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams. ...