RENO, Nev. -- Deonte Burton scored 18 points and Jerry Evans, Jr., had 16 as Nevada defeated Colorado State 76-67 Wednesday.
Starting with Burton's free throw to complete a three-point play that made it 58-47 with 10:04 to play, Nevada (11-10, 6-2 Mountain West) scored 15 of its last 18 points from the foul line. The only basket was an Evans 3.
Nevada got some breathing room with an 11-0 run after CSU tied the game at 38. It started and ended with three-point plays by West and Marqueze Coleman sandwiched by a steal and layup by Burton and an Evans 3.
Nevada led 33-28 at the half.
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