Wolf Pack defeats Red Wolves in overtime in Arizona Bowl
By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Nevada Wolf Pack defeated the Arkansas State Red Wolves on Saturday afternoon. The Wolf Pack won 16-13 in overtime over the Red Wolves in the NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
The Wolf Pack improved to 8-5 on the season. They end their season with a one-game win streak.
Nevada improved to 6-10 all-time in Bowl games. They now have a two-game Bowl win streak.
Both of the wins have come in the Arizona Bowl. They also won 28-23 over the Colorado State Rams on December 29th, 2015 at Arizona Stadium in Tucson, Arizona.
The Red Wolves fell to 8-5 on the season. They had its four game win streak snapped with this loss.
Arkansas State fell to 3-6 all-time in Bowl games. They have lost their last two Bowl games, as they also lost 35-30 in the Raycom Media Camellia Bowl on December 16th, 2017 at Cramton Bowl in Montgomery, Alabama.
Wolf Pack quarterback Ty Gangi went 18 of 34 for 200 yards. He also had a touchdown and two interceptions.
Toa Taua had 22 carries for 56 yards. Kelton Moore had seven carries for 20 yards. Devonte Lee had three carries for 16 yards and a touchdown.
Ben Putman had four receptions for 114 yards. Dominic Christian had three receptions for 31 yards. Reagan Roberson had two receptions for 19 yards and a touchdown.
Red Wolves quarterback Justice Hansen has gone 26 of 46 for 275 yards. He also had three interceptions.
Warren Wand had 16 carries for 140 yards. Marcel Murray had 17 carries for 67 yards and a touchdown. Hansen had 12 carries for 15 yards.
Omar Bayless had seven receptions for 129 yards. Kirk Merritt had eight receptions for 66 yards. Justin McInnis had five receptions for 54 yards.
Nevada scored 13 points in the second half and overtime. Lee scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown. Gangi hit Roberson for an 11-yard game-winning touchdown reception.
Arkansas State scored six points in the second half and overtime. Blake Grupe made two field goals.
The Red Wolves led 7-3 at halftime. Murray scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown.
Wolf Pack’s Ramiz Ahmed made a 36-yard field goal.