Martin, Caroline combine for 42, Nevada beats UC Davis 88-73
RENO, Nev. (AP) Caleb Martin scored 22 points, Jordan Caroline had 20 with seven rebounds, and Nevada pulled ahead early from UC Davis to win 88-73 on Tuesday night for its eleventh straight home victory.
Kendall Stephens added 16 points and Josh Hall had five assists for the Wolf Pack (10-2), who scored 20 points off of 16 Aggies turnovers and outscored UC Davis 19-0 on fast breaks.
Nevada led by 20 on Stephens’ 3-pointer early in the second half, but the Aggies closed to 56-44 after consecutive 3s by Delveion Jackson and Siler Schneider. Two free throws by Martin with 2:08 left capped a 6-0 spurt for a 23-point Nevada lead, its largest of the game.
It was Martin’s third 20-point game in a row and seventh of the season.
Martin’s 3-pointer put Nevada up for good, 28-25, and the Wolf Pack led 42-27 at halftime after six lead changes and five ties.
Schneider scored 17 points, AJ John added 11 with 10 rebounds, TJ Shorts II had 13 points and Chima Moneke 10 for the Aggies (7-4).