Scores

Final

Nevada 78

(12-3, 2-0 WAC)

Utah State 71

(9-7, 1-1 WAC)

    Coverage: ESPN3

    9:05 PM ET, January 7, 2012

    Dee Glen Smith Spectrum, Logan, Utah

    1 2 T
    NEV 43 3578
    USU 37 3471

    Top Performers

    Nevada: D. Burton 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl

    Utah State: B. Pane 21 Pts, 5 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada 78, Utah St. 71

    Associated Press

    LOGAN, Utah -- Deonte Burton scored 25 points and Dario Hunt got his fifth double-double of the season with 14 points and 12 rebounds as Nevada topped Utah State 78-71 Saturday night.

    Olek Czyk added 14 points for the Wolf Pack (12-3, 2-0).

    Utah State (9-7, 1-1) was led by Brockeith Pane with 21 points and six assists, while Preston Medlin added 20.

    The Aggies never led in the contest and with the score 54-53, botched two chances to take the lead. The Aggies tied the game with 9:29 to play on a 3-point shot by Pane at 56-all. The Wolf Pack then went on an 11-3 run, with Czyk scoring six consecutive points, to lead 67-59 with 4:30 to play.

    Medlin and Grim each scored in the final two minutes to bring the score to 70-68 before Burton hit a 3-point shot with 37 seconds remaining to seal the win.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    USU
    Points 78 71
    FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-26 (.385) 7-14 (.500)
    FT Made-Attempted 12-19 (.632) 18-24 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 0

    2011-12 Season

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