Burrell leads Fresno State past Nevada, 40-20
RENO, Nevada (AP) Brian Burrell passed for 313 yards and accounted for five touchdowns in Fresno State's 40-20 win at Nevada on Saturday night.
Burrell ran for 56 yards and score as the Bulldogs (5-6, 4-3) kept their Mountain West Conference championship hopes alive on Nevada's Senior Night.
Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo scored on runs of 55 and 60 yards, but was just 11-for-24 passing for 126 yards with one touchdown and one interception.
Josh Quezada ran for 119 yards on 24 carries and Greg Watson had 89 yards receiving and a touchdown on four receptions for Fresno State, which scored 24 points off of four Nevada (6-5, 3-4) turnovers.
Fresno State can claim a Mountain West Conference west division title, and advance to conference championship game on Dec. 6, with a victory next week at home against Hawaii.
Nevada was eliminated from the MWC championship race.