RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Nick Fazekas scored 27 points to lead four
players in double figures in Nevada's 76-58 victory over Louisiana
Tech on Saturday night.
The win kept Nevada atop the Western Athletic Conference
standings and snapped Louisiana Tech's five-game winning streak.
The Wolf Pack (16-5, 9-2 WAC) hit its first five shots during a
game-opening 13-2 run, and Louisiana Tech (11-9, 6-5) never got
closer than six points the rest of the way.Mo Charlo added 14 points for Nevada, while Jermaine Washington
scored 12 points and Kevinn Pinkney had 10 points and nine
rebounds.Paul Millsap had 20 points and eight rebounds for Louisiana
Tech.The Bulldogs made a 10-2 run in the first half to close within
six at 30-24, but the Pack responded with a 9-0 run. Nevada's lead
never got below nine points the rest of the way.Nevada shot 51 percent from the field compared to 36 percent for
Louisiana Tech.The Pack also outrebounded the Bulldogs 40-30. Ramon Sessions
scored just four points for Nevada, but had nine assists.