Nevada 17 at Utah St. 21

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Utah State slips past Nevada 21-17
Saturday, Nov 26, 2011

LOGAN, Utah (AP)—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.

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