Before we get beyond Christmas to the playoff, there will be plenty of action worth watching, including Fresno State's Marcus McMaryion against Arizona State and a Wisconsin-Miami matchup in which both teams have a lot to prove.
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Armani Rogers accounted for five touchdowns and Javin White had two fourth-quarter interceptions to help UNLV beat Nevada 34-29 on Saturday night.
Ty Gangi passed for 314 yards and a touchdown, Toa Taua had 121 yards rushing and a score and Nevada beat San Jose State 21-12 on Saturday.
Ty Gangi threw for 404 yards and a career-high tying four touchdowns and Devonte Lee had a pair of 1-yard scoring runs to help Nevada beat Colorado State 49-10 on Saturday night and become bowl eligible.
Ty Gangi threw two touchdowns and Nevada's defense kept San Diego State from scoring in the second half to beat the Aztecs 28-24 Saturday night.
Toa Taua had 126 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries and Ty Gangi passed for 247 yards and a score to help Nevada beat Hawaii 40-22 on Saturday night.
Brett Rypien threw for 299 yards and two touchdowns as Boise State held on for a 31-27 win over Nevada on Saturday night.
Marcus McMaryion was 20-of-28 passing for 241 yards and Ronnie Rivers scored two touchdowns to help Fresno State beat Nevada 21-3 on Saturday night.
The Mountain West announced football official Jim Adams has been suspended for two games due to what it referred to as "inappropriate conduct toward game management personnel."
Ty Gangi threw for four touchdowns, two of them to Elijah Cooks, and Nevada held off a late Air Force rally to beat the Falcons 28-25 on Saturday.