Scores

Final

Nevada 88

(12-7, 4-2 WAC)

Boise State 82

(9-11, 0-7 WAC)

    10:15 PM ET, January 20, 2010

    Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho

    1 2 T
    NEV 40 4888
    BSU 40 4282

    Top Performers

    Nevada: L. Babbitt 29 Pts, 10 Reb, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Boise State: A. Thomas 19 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast, 6 Stl

    Nevada 88, Boise St. 82

    Associated Press

    BOISE, Idaho -- Luke Babbitt had 29 points and 10 rebounds and to lead Nevada to an 88-82 victory over Boise State on Wednesday night.

    Brandon Fields added 21 points for Nevada (12-7, 4-2 Western Athletic Conference), which has won four of its last five games.

    The loss was the seventh in a row for Boise State (9-11, 0-7).

    After Daequon Montreal's basket with 8:24 left pulled the Broncos to within 63-61, the Wolf Pack scored the next eight points. Four came on free throws after Boise State's Kurt Cunningham was called for a foul and an ensuing technical foul for slamming the basketball to the court.

    Nevada led 76-64 before Boise State trimmed the lead to five. Babbitt then scored five straight points to push the lead back to 81-69 with 2:08 left.

    Robert Arnold led Boise State with 21 points, Anthony Thomas added 19 and Ike Okoye had 16 and 13 rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    BSU
    Points 88 82
    FG Made-Attempted 30-55 (.545) 28-71 (.394)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-13 (.538) 7-16 (.438)
    FT Made-Attempted 21-34 (.618) 19-24 (.792)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 19 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 7

    2009-10 Season

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