Austin Davis threw two touchdowns, including a 4-yarder late in the game, and No. 22 Southern Mississippi earned a school-record 12th victory by holding off Nevada 24-17 in the Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night.
The Hawaii Bowl will feature a team from the Mountain West Conference in 2012 and 2013.
A Nevada linebacker who did not play in the Hawaii Bowl after he was dismissed by the team had been arrested days earlier on suspicion of shoplifting.
Freshman Kyle Padron threw for an SMU-record 460 yards, leading the Mustangs to a 45-10 victory over Nevada in the Hawaii Bowl on Thursday night.
Hawaii Bowl shaping up as SMU's air attack vs. Nevada's hurt running game.
Nevada coach Chris Ault says he has disciplined two of his players and they will not play in the Hawaii Bowl in Honolulu.
June Jones leads SMU out of the death-penalty darkness with Hawaii Bowl berth.
Nevada junior running back Vai Taua has been ruled academically ineligible for the Dec. 24 Sheraton Hawai'i Bowl, the university announced Saturday.
Jimmy Clausen threw for four touchdowns, including passes of 70 and 88 yards to Michael Floyd, leading No. 23 Notre Dame to a 35-0 victory over Nevada on Saturday.
Jeff Rowe scored on a 4-yard naked bootleg in overtime to lead Nevada to a 49-48 victory over Central Florida in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl on Saturday night.
Nevada cornerback and football co-captain Kevin Stanley won't be playing in Saturday's Hawaii Bowl after being declared academically ineligible.
Nevada's football team, in Honolulu this week to play in the Hawaii Bowl, is learning that the canned processed meat is part of daily life for those on the islands.
Watch out for Central Florida's Joe Burnett, who could be the difference-maker in the Hawaii Bowl against Nevada.
Nevada players are excited to be heading to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl on Christmas Eve against Central Florida.
UCF (8-4) formally accepted a bid Sunday to the Hawaii Bowl, where the Golden Knights will meet Nevada (8-3) of the Western Athletic Conference on Dec. 24.
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