Scores

Final

Nevada 81

(12-19, 3-13 MW)

Wyoming 85

(19-12, 4-12 MW)

    8:00 PM ET, March 12, 2013

    Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

    1 2 T
    NEV 36 4581
    WYO 32 5385

    Top Performers

    Nevada: D. Burton 27 Pts, 3 Reb, 6 Ast, 1 Blk

    Wyoming: L. Nance Jr. 19 Pts, 8 Reb, 3 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Wyoming 85, Nevada 81

    Associated Press

    LAS VEGAS -- Larry Nance Jr. scored 19 points and Leonard Washington scored 18 to lead Wyoming to an 85-81 win over Nevada to open the Mountain West Conference tournament Tuesday.

    Deonte Burton scored 27 points for the No. 9 seed Nevada (12-19).

    Nance was 9 of 10 from the field for the game and had eight rebounds for the eighth-seeded Cowboys (19-12). Washington was 5 of 8 from the field.

    Derrious Gilmore scored 17 points and had eight assists. Josh Adams added 10 points.

    Wyoming will play No. 15 New Mexico, the top seed, in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

    Nevada led 36-32 at halftime. Wyoming shot 57 percent from the field for the game. Nevada shot 47 percent.

    Burton was 8 of 18 from the field for the game and had six assists for the Wolf Pack. Malik Story added 20 points, including five 3-pointers. Marqueze Coleman had 14 points, seven rebounds.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    NEV
    WYO
    Points 81 85
    FG Made-Attempted 28-59 (.475) 27-47 (.574)
    3P Made-Attempted 10-25 (.400) 7-18 (.389)
    FT Made-Attempted 15-25 (.600) 24-37 (.649)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 29 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 7 12

    2012-13 Season

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