Nevada 78, Portland 60

Dario Hunt had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead Nevada over

Portland 78-60 on Thursday.

Olek Czyz had 15 points, Jerry Evans Jr. 11 and Malik Story 10

for the Wolf Pack (9-3), who won their sixth consecutive game.

Kevin Bailey scored 15 points and Tim Douglas had 12 for the

Pilots (3-10), who have lost six straight.

Nevada never trailed in the game. With a 12-8 lead, the Wolf

Pack went on a 22-0 run to go up 34-8 with 8:27 left in the first

half.

Nevada led 46-26 at halftime, but Portland opened the second

half with a 9-0 run and later cut the lead to 53-44 on a

three-point play by Bailey with 10:28 left. But the Wolf Pack

responded with their own 15-2 run.

The Wolf Pack hit 28 of 56 shots (50 percent) from the field.

The Pilots were 21 of 51 (41 percent).