RENO, Nev. -- Jared Quayle scored 21 points as Utah State outlasted Nevada 79-72 in overtime Wednesday night.
Nevada led 65-55 with 7 minutes to go after Babbitt scored in the lane. Utah State outscored Nevada 14-4 the rest of the way to send the game into overtime tied 69-69.
The Wolf Pack scored the last five points of the first half to take a 35-33 lead at the break. Babbitt hit a 3-pointer with 25 seconds left in the half to tie it 33-33, and Armon Johnson scored on a layup off a steal with 4 seconds left.
Northwestern has never made the NCAA tournament, but the Wildcats' upward trajectory suggests 2016-17 could finally be the season it happens.
Dillon Brooks, who led Oregon with 16.7 points per game last season, will opt out of the NBA draft process and return to the Ducks, a source told ESPN.
Mississippi State freshman guard Malik Newman will withdraw from the NBA draft, but sources told ESPN he might explore other opportunities besides returning to Mississippi State.