RENO, Nev. -- Malik Story scored 19 points and Nevada never trailed in beating Cal Poly 69-56 Tuesday night.
Story hit 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Jordan Burris had 13 points and Jerry Evans Jr. grabbed 14 rebounds for the Wolf Pack (6-4). The score was tied at 15 but Nevada took control from there and led 40-25 at halftime.
Nevada shot 45 percent from the field while Cal Poly made 32 percent of its outside shots.
This was the first meeting of the teams since 2000.
Colorado State graduate transfer John Gillon has chosen Syracuse, giving the Orange a potential starter at point guard entering the 2016-17 season.
DeSean Murray, who averaged 20.2 points as a sophomore at Presbyterian, will transfer to Auburn to play for coach Bruce Pearl.
Former Kentucky guard Ed Davender, the only Wildcat with at least 1,500 points and 400 assists, has died. He was 49.