Utah St. 21, Nevada 17

Utah State scored on two pass plays in the third quarter and

recovered a fourth-quarter fumble to top Nevada 21-17 on

Saturday.

Adam Kennedy threw for 140 yards and a touchdown for the Aggies

(6-5, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference) and ran for a critical first

down in the final minute preserve the win.

Utah State scored what proved to be the decisive touchdown on

the final play of the third quarter. On a double-pass play, wide

receiver Stanley Morrison hit Robert Turbin with a 34-yard strike

for the score.

Nevada (6-5, 4-2 WAC) was led by Lampford Mark, who carried the

ball 22 times for 111 yards and a touchdown.

Nevada was threatening to score with 5:40 remaining in the game

when Wolfpack backup quarterback Tyler Lantrip fumbled on a

fourth-down attempt for a first down. The ball was recovered by

Bobby Wagner on the Aggie 11-yard line.