Scores

Final

Utah State 81

(14-2, 3-0 WAC)

Nevada 67

(4-12, 1-2 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

    4:00 PM ET, January 8, 2011

    Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

    1 2 T
    USU 31 5081
    NEV 34 3367

    Top Performers

    Utah State: T. Wesley 21 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada: O. Czyz 25 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Stl

    Utah St. 81, Nevada 67

    Associated Press

    RENO, Nev. -- Tai Wesley scored 21 points and Utah State rallied late to defeat Nevada 81-67 on Saturday.

    Brockeith Pane added 17 points and Brady Jardine had 14 for the Aggies (14-2, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference), who extended their conference winning streak to 17.

    Olek Czyz scored 25 points and Malik Story added 18 for the Wolf Pack (4-12, 1-2).

    Nevada led 49-39 with 13:54 to play before Utah State went on a 15-3 run to pull ahead 54-52 with 9:24 remaining.

    The Wolf Pack then tied it on two free throws by Deonte Burton, but the Aggies answered with a 7-2 run to go up 61-54.

    Nevada pulled to within 71-67 with 2:58 left after a jumper by Burton and three free throws by Czyz but did not score again. Utah State hit 7-of-8 free throws, and Pane made a 3-pointer in the final minutes to seal the victory.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    USU
    NEV
    Points 81 67
    FG Made-Attempted 31-50 (.620) 20-51 (.392)
    3P Made-Attempted 4-12 (.333) 6-19 (.316)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-24 (.625) 21-30 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 25 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 14 10

    2010-11 Season

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    » Jan 8, 2011 USU 81, @NEV 67Recap
    Feb 2, 2011 @USU 67, NEV 45Recap