Nevada 62, UTEP 60

EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- Nick Fazekas scored 15 points and grabbed
eight rebounds and Nevada held on to sole possession of first place
in the WAC by beating UTEP 62-60 Saturday night.

Miguel Ayala and Omar Thomas missed 3-point attempts for UTEP in
the final 17 seconds that would have given their team the lead.

Nevada (18-5, 11-2 Western Athletic) won its fourth straight

UTEP (19-6, 9-4) had won 13 straight conference home games
dating back to last season. The Miners fell to 13-2 on their home

Filiberto Rivera scored 18 points and dished out six assists for

Mo Charlo added 14 points for the Wolf Pack. Ramon Sessions had
11 and Kevinn Pinkney chipped in with 10 for Nevada, which has won
six straight road games.

Omar Thomas scored 13 points for the Miners and Jason Williams
had 10.