Scores

Final

Hawaii 68

(10-12, 6-4 WAC)

Nevada 88

(15-8, 7-3 WAC)

6:00 PM ET, February 9, 2008

Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

1 2 T
HAW 33 3568
NEV 44 4488

Top Performers

Hawaii: M. Gibson 23 Pts, 3 Reb, 7 Ast, 2 Stl

Nevada: M. Kemp 25 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

Nevada 88, Hawaii 68

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Marcelus Kemp scored 25 points and JaVale McGee had 20 points and 10 rebounds to lead Nevada over Hawaii 88-68 in a Western Athletic Conference game on Saturday.

Brandon Fields added 17 points for the Wolf Pack (15-8, 6-3 WAC).

Matt Gibson scored 23 points, Bill Amis 16 and Jared Dillinger 11 for the Warriors (10-12, 6-4 WAC).

Kemp had 20 points in the first half, including a 3-pointer with 14:25 to play that gave Nevada a 10-9 lead. The Wolf Pack did not trail again in the game. Kemp also scored the final six points of the half with a pair of 3-pointers and two free throws to give Nevada a 44-33 lead at the half.

The Wolf Pack stretched its lead to 24 midway through the second half as McGee and Kemp fueled a 14-4 run to make it 73-49 with 6:49 left. McGee scored 5 points, including two dunks and Kemp had 5 points, including a 25-foot 3-pointer to cap the run.

Hawaii cut the lead to 12 at 76-64 with 2:37 left on a layup by Gibson, but Nevada closed with a 12-4 run, capped by a pair of 3-pointers by Ray Kramer.

The Wolf Pack shot 61.2 percent from the field, including 11 of 17 on 3-pointers and held the Warriors to 44.1 percent shooting, including 4 of 17 on 3-pointers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HAW
NEV
Points 68 88
FG Made-Attempted 26-59 (.441) 30-49 (.612)
3P Made-Attempted 4-17 (.235) 11-17 (.647)
FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 17-23 (.739)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 24

2007-08 Season

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