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.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.