Nevada continues hot start, tops Utah State 78-71

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — 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.

Free News Delivery by Email

Would you like to have the day's news stories delivered right to your inbox every evening? Enter your email below to start!