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Nevada 83, Eastern Illinois 57

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Nick Fazekas scored 22 points for the second
consecutive night to lead Nevada past Eastern Illinois, 83-57, in
the championship game of the Dodge Holiday Classic Saturday.

Kevinn Pinkney added 15 points and 11 rebounds and Ramon
Sessions passed out 11 assists for Nevada (6-3), which won the
tournament for the second straight year.

The Wolf Pack, which only trailed once in the game at 9-8,
outrebounded the Panthers (4-4) 40-27 and hit 27-of-54 shots,
including 8-of-12 3-pointers.

Nevada also dished 20 assists. After trailing, Nevada went on a
25-7 run to take a 33-16 lead with 5:54 to play.

Mo Charlo, who scored a career-high 17 points, helped fuel the
run with a pair of 3-pointers. David Ellis capped the run with a
layup.

Nevada went on a 14-0 run near the end of the first half and
into the second half, ending on Kyle Shilohs 3-pointer that built a
49-22 lead with 19:06 left.

Nevada extended its lead to 71-34, its biggest lead of the game,
on Pinkney's dunk with 10:22 to play.

The Wolf Pack took a 44-22 lead into halftime.

Emanuel Dildy and George Tandy each had 12 points to lead
Eastern Illinois Bobby Catchings added 10 points.

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