Scores

Final

Louisiana Tech 69

(16-15, 6-8 WAC)

Nevada 79

(25-5, 13-1 WAC)

    10:00 PM ET, March 3, 2012

    Lawlor Events Center, Reno, Nevada

    1 2 T
    LT 29 4069
    NEV 27 5279

    Top Performers

    Louisiana Tech: R. Souza 15 Pts, 6 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nevada: D. Burton 20 Pts, 5 Reb, 7 Ast, 1 Stl

    Nevada 79, Louisiana Tech 69

    Associated Press

    RENO, Nev. -- Deonte Burton scored 20 points as Nevada rallied from a second-half deficit to beat Louisiana Tech on Saturday night 79-69.

    Dario Hunt added 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Wolf Pack (25-5, 13-1 Western Athletic) secured the No. 1 seed for next week's conference tournament.

    Louisiana Tech (16-15, 6-8) ended the first half on a 7-0 run to go up 29-27 and led by as many as six in the second half.

    The Wolf Pack answered with a 12-0 run midway through the second half, capped by a Burton layup to go up 58-51, as Nevada won the conference title for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

    Romario Souza scored a team-high 15 points for Louisiana Tech.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    LT
    NEV
    Points 69 79
    FG Made-Attempted 26-59 (.441) 29-55 (.527)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-19 (.421) 6-13 (.462)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-17 (.529) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 6 14

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    Jan 28, 2012 NEV 65, @LT 63Recap
    » Mar 3, 2012 @NEV 79, LT 69Recap
    Mar 9, 2012 LT 78, @NEV 73Recap