Nevada Hosts LA Tech With Chance to Win Share of WAC Title

Top Two Teams In The WAC To Battle At Mackay

Nov. 14, 2011

Nevada (6-3, 4-0) vs. LA Tech (6-4, 4-1)

Saturday, Nov. 19, 2011   -  1:05 p.m. PT
Mackay Stadium   -   Reno, Nev.

RADIO:  Wolf Pack Radio Network (Flagship: ESPN Radio 94.5 FM/630 AM) with Ryan Radtke (PxP) and Chris Vargas (analyst). Pre-game show with the broadcast crew begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
TV: None. Live video/audio streaming at
SERIES HISTORY: Nevada leads the all-time series 7-4 and the Pack has won the last six meetings.
LAST MEETING: The Wolf Pack clinched the 2010 WAC title with a 35-17 win in Ruston, La.

After exacting a wee bit of revenge last week against Hawaii, the Nevada football team gears up for a showdown between the top two teams in the WAC standings as Louisiana Tech comes to town on Saturday ... A win will give Nevada at least a share of the WAC title ... There is no television broadcast scheduled for this game ... Nevada enters the game with a 16-game home winning streak at Mackay Stadium, which is tied for the second-longest in the country ... The Wolf Pack has the reigning WAC Offensive Player of the Week in quarterback Cody Fajardo ... The Wolf Pack is already bowl eligible for the seventh straight season ... Nevada is the only team in the WAC that controls its own destiny in terms of winning an outright title ... Nevada has won 10 straight WAC games overall (last loss at Hawaii in 2010) and 10 straight WAC home games (last loss vs. Boise State in 2008) ... Nevada leads the WAC and is fifth nationally in total offense at 524.25 ypg ... Nevada players lead the WAC in five different statistical categories ... Nevada was picked third in the WAC in preseason voting by coaches and media, behind Hawaii and Fresno State ... Nevada won the WAC Championship last year along with Boise State and Hawaii ... Nevada returns 14 starters (6/7/1) from last year's 13-1 team and 31 overall letterwinners (15/15/1) ... Amongst the returners are four All-WAC players in 2010 in senior wideout Rishard Matthews, junior offensive lineman Chris Barker, senior linebacker James-Michael Johnson and senior cornerback Isaiah Frey.

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