Scores

Final

Nevada 73

(11-3, 1-0 WAC)

Idaho 55

(7-8, 0-1 WAC)

    11:05 PM ET, January 5, 2012

    Cowan Spectrum, Moscow, Idaho

    1 2 T
    NEV 42 3173
    IDHO 25 3055

    Top Performers

    Nevada: D. Burton 26 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Idaho: S. Madison 13 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Nevada 73, Idaho 55

    Associated Press

    MOSCOW, Idaho -- Deonte Burton scored 26 points and went 4 for 5 from behind 3-point line as Nevada beat Idaho 73-55 on Thursday night in the WAC opener for both teams.

    Malik Story scored 17 points, making five 3-pointers in seven tries as the Wolf Pack (11-3) won its eighth in a row. Nevada was 9 for 16 from behind the arc

    Stephen Madison had 13 points, including three 3-pointers, and six rebounds for Idaho (7-8), which has lost four straight. Madison made a 3-pointer for Idaho's first basket and its only lead. Nevada led 42-25 at halftime.

    Nevada ended the night with 12 steals and forced 15 Idaho turnovers. Idaho shot only 50 percent from the free-throw line.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    IDHO
    Points 73 55
    FG Made-Attempted 27-50 (.540) 22-53 (.415)
    3P Made-Attempted 9-16 (.563) 7-20 (.350)
    FT Made-Attempted 10-17 (.588) 4-8 (.500)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 18 2

    2011-12 Season

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