Nevada’s roller-coaster ride took another turn Saturday at Mackay Stadium in Reno as the Wolf Pack stumbled to rival UNLV, 27-22. With the loss, the Rebels captured the Fremont Cannon and snapped Nevada’s eight-year stranglehold on the coveted trophy. The Pack’s play, though, was uninspired and lacked urgency. On a day where the defense finally stepped up, the offense was stagnant and unimaginative. Of course, 13 penalties for 105 yards including two 15-yard personal foul calls after a Pack (3-5) touchdown gave UNLV the ball at their own 47 late in the fourth quarter. The Rebels (5-3) later punted and …
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