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.
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