Joe Santoro
For the Nevada Appeal

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February 22, 2013
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Friday Fodder: Underachieving Pack teams struggling in Mountain West

Sports fodder on a Friday morning ... Why can't the Nevada Wolf Pack football and men's basketball teams win conference games at home anymore? Northern Nevada, with its unforgiving altitude, gambling, bright lights and other distractions, should be a safe haven for the home team. The football team, though, went 1-3 in league games at Mackay Stadium in the fall and now the basketball team is 2-4 at Lawlor Events Center. The last time both teams were under .500 at home in league play in the same school year was the first season in the Western Athletic Conference in 2000-01. …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Feb 22, 2013 03:26AM Published Feb 22, 2013 03:25AM Copyright 2013 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.