Wolf Pack defeats Green Wave in second meeting in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Nevada Wolf Pack defeated the Tulane Green Wave in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. The Wolf Pack won 38-27 over the Green Wave at Albertsons Stadium in Boise, Idaho.

This was just the second meeting all-time between the two teams. In addition, this was the first-time that the two teams faced off in a Bowl game.

Nevada Wolf Pack running back Toa Taua carries the football against the Tulane Green Wave in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl
Toa Taua carries the football against the Tulane Green Wave in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl (Photo by Nevada Football/Instagram)

The Green Wave won the first game 34-17 on September 26, 1992.

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The Wolf Pack ends their season with a 7-2 record. The Green Wave concluded their 2020 campaign with a 6-6 mark.

Wolf Pack quarterback Carson Strong went 22 of 28 for 271 yards. He had five touchdown passes.

Devonte Lee had 18 carries for 105 yards. Toa Taua had six receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown.

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Green Wave quarterback Michael Pratt went 12 of 25 for 168 yards. He had two touchdown passes and three interceptions.

Cameron Carroll had 10 carries for 120 yards and a touchdown. Jha’Quan Jackson had two receptions for 69 yards and two touchdowns.

The Wolf Pack led 19-0 before the Green Wave even scored.

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Taua scored a rushing touchdown for the Wolf Pack. Taua also caught a touchdown reception.

Cole Turner, Justin Lockhart, and Jamaal Bell also caught touchdown receptions.

Carroll scored a rushing touchdown for the Green Wave. Pratt also scored a rushing touchdown.

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Jackson also caught two touchdown receptions.

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