Marshall, Oliver lead Nevada over Boise State 85-77
RENO, Nev. (AP) Marcus Marshall had 26 points and eight assists, Cameron Oliver had 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists, and Nevada beat Boise State 85-77 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Caroline also had 21 points and seven rebounds and D.J. Fenner scored 12 for the Wolf Pack (22-6, 11-4 Mountain West).
Nevada erased a 10-point halftime deficit and took the lead for good at 65-64 on the second of Marshall’s free throws with 5:40 left. From there, the Wolf Pack made 17 of 18 free throws while making just 1 of 4 from the field and it was enough to hold the lead.
Nick Duncan and Chandler Hutchison had 19 points each, Duncan with seven rebounds and Hutchinson with eight assists for the Broncos (17-9, 10-5).
Boise State made 12 of 24 from 3-point range.