Nevada gave Purdue a fight on Saturday on the road but came up short, 24-14.
The loss leaves the Wolf Pack 2-2, 0-0 heading into Mountain West play.
Nevada goes to Hawaii on Saturday in the conference opener. Kick is at 9 p.m.
-Jerico Richardson extended his streak of consecutive games with a reception to 23. He finished with four catches for 35 yards.
-With his 15-yard touchdown reception on Nevada’s opening drive, senior WR Hasaan Henderson passed Michael Stephens for 19th all-time in career receiving yards and eclipsed over 1,700 yards for his career.
-Nevada’s second touchdown of the game was caught by junior RB James Butler, the first receiving touchdown of his career. Butler established a career-high in receptions with six for 44 yards.
-Wolf Pack has caused six turnovers on the year, compared to turning the ball over just once. Nevada caused four on Saturday, a season-high.
-Sophomore FS Asauni Rufus forced two fumbles during the game, a career-high.
-Sophomore SS Dameon Baber recovered two forced fumbles, a career-high.
-Junior RB James Butler passed Stefphon Jefferson for 13th on Nevada’s all-time rushing yards list. Butler finished with 38 yards on 14 carries.
-Sophomore DE Jordan Silva made his first career fumble recovery in the first quarter.
-Junior LB Jaden Sawyer’s interception on Purdue’s opening drive is the second of his career but is his longest INT return at 35 yards.
-Senior LB Alex Bertrando’s forced fumble in the third quarter is the second of his career. He also tied his career high of 10 total tackles.
-Sophomore DT Korey Rush recorded Nevada’s first sack of the season in the second quarter, the second of his career.
-Nevada is now 1-5 against members of the Big Ten. The Pack is 6-31 against Power 5 teams since joining the FBS in 1992 and is 2-22 on the road in those games.