banner

College Football

more stats

Carr, Harper keep Fresno State unbeaten

Fresno, CA (SportsNetwork.com) - Josh Harper had 17 catches for 253 yards and two touchdowns and No. 16 Fresno State beat Nevada 41-23 on Saturday night.

The Bulldogs are 8-0 for the fifth time in school history and first since 1989.

Derek Carr, who was 39-of-55 for 487 yards and three touchdowns, surpassed Kevin Sweeney late in the fourth for the school's passing yards record.

Davante Adams had eight receptions for 84 yards and a score and Josh Quezada carried the ball 17 times for 115 yards for Fresno State (8-0, 5-0 MWC), which has tallied 35 or more points in every game this season.

Cody Fajardo threw for 206 yards on 14-of-24 efficiency with two touchdowns and an interception, while accumulating 98 yards rushing on 17 totes for the Wolf Pack (3-6, 2-4), who have dropped four consecutive games for the first time since 2001.

Nevada turned a 17-point halftime deficit into an eight-point hole after Brent Zuzo nailed a 33-yard field goal and Fajardo found Brandon Wimberly for a 13- yard touchdown late in the third to make it 24-16.

Fresno State had punted on its first three possessions of the second half until Carr found Harper along the right sideline on a go route for a 32-yard score early in the fourth.

The Wolf Pack punted on their next touch, but Nevada's Charles Garrett recovered an Adams fumble three plays later. Nevada capitalized when Fajardo hit Hasaan Henderson for a 32-yard score to cut the deficit to 31-23.

Colin McGuire nailed a 40-yard field goal with 5:32 left to increase the margin to 34-23. Fajardo's pass to Wimberly on 4th-and-7 fell incomplete on Nevada's next trek.

Carr's 27-yard completion to Harper along the right sideline set the school passing mark before Marteze Waller scampered in from three yards out to cap the scoring with 1:29 left.

Earlier, Kendall Brock's 43-yard TD run on Nevada's opening possession staked the Wolf Pack an early 7-0 lead before the Bulldogs rattled off 24 unanswered points.

Carr flipped a 5-yard TD pass to Adams on Fresno State's ensuing touch and then ran in from five yards out late in the first to make it 14-7.

McGuire split the uprights from 30 yards out with 5:41 left in the second and Harper scored from 17 yards out on a crossing route with 35 ticks in the half to increase the advantage to 24-7.

Game Notes

Fresno State outgained Nevada 647-424 ... Brock ran for 94 yards on 16 rushes ... The Bulldogs were 7-of-15 on third down, while Nevada finished 4-of-16.

11/03 02:10:43 ET

Other Stories

  • ACC: North Carolina at Virginia

    Today at 12:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Seattle at Carolina

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • NFL: Indianapolis at Pittsburgh

    Tomorrow at 4:25 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Logan Zone with Steve Logan

    Today at 10:00 am on 99.9 The Fan

  • NFL: Carolina Panthers vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Tomorrow at 1:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
 
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST
 
Final
SFG 2
KAN 3
8:07pm Tonight
SFG
KAN
 
Final
ORL 92
DAL 117
Final
TOR 83
NYK 80
Final
MEM 98
MIA 104
Final
CHI 112
MIN 113
Final
HOU 96
SAN 87
Final
UTA 100
PHO 105
 
4th
LAL 89
SAC 79
 
3rd
GSW 78
DEN 67
 
3rd
LAC 62
POR 69
 
Final
CIN 34
SFLA 17
Final
SALABAMA 27
TROY 13
4th
BSU 55
BYU 30
 
Half
CAL 28
OREG 38
 
12:00pm Today
WISC
MD
12:00pm Today
SMU
MEM
12:00pm Today
ILL
MINN
12:00pm Today
RICE
UNT
12:00pm Today
NEB
RUTG
12:00pm Today
KST
TEX
12:00pm Today
ARK
UAB
12:30pm Today
UVA
UNC
1:00pm Today
EMICH
NILL
1:00pm Today
NAVY
SJST
2:00pm Today
BST
AKR
2:00pm Today
GASTATE
GASO
2:00pm Today
TOL
UMASS
2:00pm Today
WMICH
OHIO
2:00pm Today
COL
UCLA
2:30pm Today
UMO
KSU
3:30pm Today
WAKE
BC
3:30pm Today
BUF
CMICH
3:30pm Today
MARS
FATL
3:30pm Today
PITT
GT
3:30pm Today
SMISS
LATU
3:30pm Today
MSU
MICH
3:30pm Today
KENT
MSST
3:30pm Today
STAN
ORST
3:30pm Today
TCU
TTU
3:30pm Today
OKST
WVU
4:00pm Today
WKENT
ODU
4:00pm Today
UTST
UNLV
4:00pm Today
MIZZ
VANDY
5:00pm Tonight
UCF
TEMPL
6:00pm Tonight
WASU
ARZ
7:00pm Tonight
CLEM
SYR
7:00pm Tonight
LAMON
TXST
7:00pm Tonight
TXSANANTO
UTEP
7:00pm Tonight
COLST
WYO
7:15pm Tonight
LSU
MISS
7:30pm Tonight
TENN
ALA
7:30pm Tonight
AUB
SCAR
8:00pm Tonight
PSU
OSU
10:00pm Tonight
UTAH
USC
10:45pm Tonight
WASH
ARST
11:59pm Tonight
HAW
NEV
Final
NJD 2
DAL 3
Final
WIN 2
TAM 4
Final
COL 7
VAN 3
Final
EDM 6
CAR 3
 
3rd
ANA 3
CLB 1
 
4:00pm Today
SJS
BUF
 
7:00pm Tonight
TOR
BOS
 
7:00pm Tonight
NYI
DAL
 
7:00pm Tonight
PHI
DET
 
7:00pm Tonight
OTT
NJD
 
7:00pm Tonight
MON
NYR
 
8:00pm Tonight
STL
CHI
 
8:00pm Tonight
NAS
PIT
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIN
TAM
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
FLA
 
10:00pm Tonight
CAL
WAS
 
2:00pm Today
NCCU
SAVST