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Following late win in San Jose, Pack returns home to face MW foe Boise State

By ThisIsReno

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Nevada returns to Mackay Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 4, hosting Boise State in a primetime Mountain West battle … Kickoff between the Wolf Pack (3-1, 1-0) and Broncos (3-2, 1-1) is scheduled for 7:34 p.m. (PT) on CBS Sports Network … Saturday will mark the 300th game at Mackay Stadium in program history … The Pack is 216-81-2 all-time at Mackay … Nevada is coming off a 21-10 victory against San José State, while Boise State was upset at Air Force, 28-14 … The Wolf Pack is tied for the lead in the West Division of the MW with San Diego State … Boise State holds a 27-13 edge in the series history with Nevada, but the Pack has a winning record of 11-9 against the Broncos while playing at home … Nevada’s victory over SJSU secured the team’s third-straight conference-opening victory and the team’s first road win in the Brian Polian era … The Wolf Pack has won the turnover battle in every game this season and ranks tied for ninth in the nation in turnover margin per game (+1.50) … Opponents have been in the red zone nine times on Nevada this season, but have only scored touchdowns twice as Nevada ranks fourth in the nation in red zone defense (.556).

Date: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Saturday; Oct. 4
Time: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8:30 p.m. (MT)
Location: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Reno, Nev.
Stadium: . . . . . . Mackay Stadium (30,000)
Series: . . . . . . . . . . . Boise State leads 27-13
Previous Meeting: . . . . . 34-17, Boise State, Oct. 19, 2013 (Boise, Idaho)

TV: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .CBS Sports Network

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