The Nevada Wolf Pack football team was nearly headed back to the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco later this month.
"The Kraft Bowl was in the conversation up until the last minute on Sunday," Nevada athletic director Cary Groth said Monday. "It really came down to the wire."
The Wolf Pack, which beat Boston College, 20-13, in the Kraft Bowl last Jan. 9 to cap off a 13-1 season, will meet Conference USA champion Southern Mississippi in the Hawaii Bowl on Dec. 24 (5 p.m., PST).
"I'm not surprised by anything that happens with the bowls," Wolf Pack …