RENO, Nev. -- Deonte Burton scored 26 points but his last bucket of the night came with 3 seconds remaining on a clutch jumper to give Nevada an 84-83 victory over UC Davis on Wednesday night.
Burton is used to playing the hero. It's the third time this season he has hit a last-second shot to give Nevada a victory.
Ryan Sypkens gave UC Davis an 83-82 lead when he hit a 3-pointer with 16 seconds remaining, but after a timeout by Nevada (4-2), Burton came through in the clutch to give the Wolf Pack a victory.
As for Sypkens, his 3-pointer with 16 seconds left gave him 24 points for UC Davis (1-3), including an 8 of 11 mark 3-point range.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.