San Diego State at Nevada

San Diego St. 39, Nevada 38, OT


RENO, Nev. (AP) - Backup quarterback Adam Dingwell threw three touchdown passes and a two-point conversion in overtime that gave San Diego State a 39-38 victory over Nevada on Saturday.

Subbing for starter Ryan Katz, who went down with an ankle injury in the first quarter, Dingwell completed 14 of 23 passes for 177 yards.

After Nevada (6-2, 3-1 Mountain West) went up 38-31 in overtime on a 3-yard TD pass from Cody Fajardo to Brandon Wimberly, the Aztecs needed two plays to pull to within 38-37, scoring on a 21-yard pass from Dingwell to Gavin Escobar. The Aztecs elected to go for the win and Dingwell sealed it with a pass to Rob Andrews in the corner of the end zone for the successful two-point conversion.

San Diego State (5-3, 3-1) trailed 31-28 and tied it on a 35-yard field goal by Chance Marden as time expired in regulation to force overtime.

Fajardo completed 29 of 40 passes for 304 yards and three touchdowns for Nevada. Two of the touchdowns were to Wimberly, who finished with 10 catches for 132 yards. Fajardo also rushed for a touchdown, a 5-yard keeper that put the Wolf Pack up 17-6 with 8:43 left in the third quarter.

Nevada's Stefphon Jefferson, the nation's leading rusher finished with 108 yards on 32 carries, and a 1-yard touchdown run that put Nevada up 31-21 with 7:46 left in the game.

Nevada led 10-6 at halftime, scoring on a 10-yard pass from Fajardo to Aaron Bradley with 5 seconds left in the first half.

The Aztecs had a pair of field goals from Marden, one from 39 yards and one from 46-yards, a career-high for Marden, which put them up 6-3 with 4:22 left in the second quarter.

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Scoring Summary
NEVADAAllen Hardison 36 yd FG
SDGSTChance Marden 39 yd FG
SDGSTChance Marden 46 yd FG
NEVADAAaron Bradley 10 yd pass from Cody Fajardo (Allen Hardison kick)
NEVADACody Fajardo 5 yd run (Allen Hardison kick)
SDGSTWalter Kazee 3 yd run (Chad Young 2pt pass from Adam Dingwell)
NEVADABrandon Wimberly 3 yd pass from Cody Fajardo (Allen Hardison kick)
SDGSTDominique Sandifer 19 yd pass from Adam Dingwell (Chance Marden kick)
NEVADAStefphon Jefferson 1 yd run (Allen Hardison kick)
SDGSTGavin Escobar 4 yd pass from Adam Dingwell (Chance Marden kick)
SDGSTChance Marden 35 yd FG
NEVADABrandon Wimberly 3 yd pass from Cody Fajardo (Allen Hardison kick)
SDGSTGavin Escobar 21 yd pass from Adam Dingwell (Rob Andrews 2pt pass from Adam Dingwell)
Team Stats
First Downs2629
Third Down Efficiency8-1510-17
Fourth Down Efficiency1-11-2
Plays-Net Yards73-34988-480
Passing Yds197304
Kick Return Yds4830
Punt Return Yds824
Time of Poss.30:3729:23
Individual Stats
SDGST: Walter Kazee 15-58, Adam Muema 13-47, Adam Dingwell 12-23, Tim Vizzi 1-16, Chad Young 1-10, Ezell Ruffin 1-0, Ryan Katz 1--1, Team 1--1
NEVADA: Stefphon Jefferson 32-108, Cody Fajardo 13-66, Kendall Brock 1-4, Nick Hale 2--2
SDGST: Adam Dingwell 14-23-177-0, Ryan Katz 3-4-20-0, Team 0-1-0-0
NEVADA: Cody Fajardo 29-40-304-0
SDGST: Dominique Sandifer 5-60, Gavin Escobar 5-39, Brice Butler 4-53, Ezell Ruffin 1-30, Colin Lockett 1-14, Chad Young 1-1
NEVADA: Brandon Wimberly 10-132, Aaron Bradley 6-60, Zach Sudfeld 5-50, Stefphon Jefferson 4-16, Richy Turner 3-36, Kendall Brock 1-10
San Diego State1st Mountain West West0-00-0
Nevada1st Mountain West West0-00-0

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