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Nevada Arrives for Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl

Wolf Pack face the Arkansas State Red Wolves
Posted at 9:18 PM, Dec 26, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-26 23:18:34-05

TUCSON, Ariz. — Both teams taking part in Saturday's Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl are now in Tucson.

The Arkansas State Red Wolves arrived Christmas night.

The Nevada Wolf Pack landed in the Old Pueblo on Wednesday.

The Wolf Pack are 7-5, from the Mountain West Conference.

This is Nevada's second appearance in the Arizona Bowl.

The Wolf Pack won the inaugural game in 2015, beating Colorado State.

"The last time that I was in Tucson is probably when I was with ASU," said Nevada Head Coach Jay Norvell. "We're looking for a much better outcome."

Norvell was an assistant at Arizona State University in 2016, before taking over as Head Coach at Nevada the next season.

"We're Really looking forward to it," added Norvell. "Been here a few times to play the University of Arizona. Really excited to be here."

Nevada and Arkansas State meet Saturday at 11:30 a.m. in the Nova Home Loans Arizona Bowl.

It is at Arizona Stadium and can be seen on CBS Sports Network.

Arkansas State is riding a four game winning streak.

Nevada has won four of its last five game.