RENO, Nev. -- Rihards Kuksiks scored 20 points as Arizona State held off Nevada for a 78-75 victory on Friday night.
Ty Abbott added 17 points for the Sun Devils (5-4), including a 3-pointer with 59 seconds remaining that stopped a Nevada run that cut the lead to 67-66. Trent Lockett had 15 points and helped seal Arizona State's first road victory of the season with four free throws in the final 21 seconds.
The Sun Devils led 77-70 with 4.8 seconds left, but Jerry Evans Jr. was fouled on a 3-point attempt, made two free throws, then tipped in his own miss of the third to make it 77-74.
Kuksiks' free throw with 2.8 seconds left put the game out of reach.