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

DATEGAMELINKS
Jan 12, 2013 WYO 59, @NEV 48Recap
Feb 13, 2013 @WYO 68, NEV 48Recap
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