Scores

Final

Nevada 71

(10-3, 7-1 home)

    10:00 PM ET, December 28, 2011

    Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

    1 2 T
    CDE 36 2561
    NEV 38 3371

    Top Performers

    Cedarville: D. Hickman 15 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast

    Nevada: M. Story 19 Pts, 1 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada 71, Cedarville 61

    Associated Press

    RENO, Nev. -- Malik Story scored 19 points as Nevada held off Division II Cedarville (Ohio) for a 71-61 victory on Wednesday night.

    Dario Hunt and Deonte Burton added 13 points each as the Wolf Pack (10-3) won their seventh straight game.

    Daniel Hickman led the Yellow Jackets (6-5) with 15 points.

    The Wolf Pack didn't pull away from the Yellow Jackets until Burton had a dunk and layup for a 65-57 lead with 2:45 remaining. Jerry Evans, who scored eight points, had a three-point play for a 68-60 lead with 1:15 to go.

    Nevada scored the final 11 points of the first half to take a 38-36 halftime lead. Story had 17 points in the first half thanks to five 3-pointers.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    CDE
    NEV
    Points 61 71
    FG Made-Attempted 25-55 (.455) 24-51 (.471)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-21 (.476) 6-21 (.286)
    FT Made-Attempted 1-6 (.167) 17-29 (.586)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 10 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 9 11

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