Reno, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Deonte Burton paced four teammates in double
figures with 18 points to lead the Nevada Wolf Pack to a 76-67 victory over
the Colorado State Rams in Mountain West Conference action at the Lawlor
Burton shot 8-of-8 from the free-throw line and added seven rebounds for
Nevada (11-10, 6-2 MWC), which has won two of three. Jerry Evans, Jr. netted
16 points, AJ West tallied 12 points and nine boards and Cole Huff scored 12
For Colorado State (12-9, 3-5), Jon Octeus led all scorers with 21 points,
draining all 12 of his free-throw tries. Daniel Bejarano logged a double-
double with 17 points and 10 rebounds and J.J. Avila had 12 points and eight
boards before fouling out.
Nevada finished the first half on a 7-2 run to take a 33-28 lead into
intermission. It outshot Colorado State from the field in the opening 20
minutes, 48.3 percent to 45.8 percent.
With the score tied at 38 with under 16 minutes remaining, the Wolf Pack ran
off an 11-0 run to separate themselves, and their advantage was never
threatened down the stretch.
Nevada shot just 5-of-17 from 3-point range on the night, but Colorado State
was even worse at 3-of-18.
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