Nevada 79, Fresno St. 67

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Marcelus Kemp scored 28 points to lead Nevada to a 79-67 victory over Fresno State on Thursday night.

Brandon Fields added 17 points and JaVale McGee scored 15 with a team-high six rebounds and two blocked shots as the Wolf Pack (13-7, 5-2) earned its first three-game winning streak in Western Athletic Conference play this season. Nevada has won 32 of its last 35 games at Lawlor Events Center.

Kevin Bell scored 22 points to lead Fresno State (10-12, 3-5). Eddie Miller added 17 for the Bulldogs, and Brandon Webster scored 11 with a game-high 10 rebounds.

Fresno State pulled within eight points twice in the second half.

Bell scored in the lane with 7:30 to play to cut Nevada's lead to 64-56, and Nedeljko Golubovic scored inside to cut the deficit to 66-58 with 6:50 to go.

Kemp, though, scored on a jumper off the glass and Richie Phillips put back an offensive rebound of a Kemp miss, and Nevada stretched its lead to 72-58 with four minutes to play.

Nevada, which has won 11 of its last 14 games, jumped out to a 44-28 halftime lead.

Kemp scored 12 points in the first half and moved into fourth place on Nevada's career scoring list. The senior now has 1,639 points behind Alex Boyd (1967-70), who is in third place with 1,731 points.