Martin, Caroline lift Nevada past Boise State 74-68
RENO, Nev. (AP) Caleb Martin scored 28 points and Jordan Caroline had his eighth double-double of the season to lift Nevada past Boise State for a 74-68 win Saturday night.
The game featured 10 lead changes and neither team led by more than seven points.
Nevada erased a three-point deficit late in the second half with a jumper and 3-pointer from Martin to go up 65-63 with 3:36 to play. Boise State then tied it at 65 with Chandler Hutchison’s jumper but was held to just three points over the final 2:50 as Nevada sealed it from the free throw line.
Martin made 11 of 22 from the field, including four 3-pointers. Caroline finished with 22 points and 13 rebounds and Kendall Stephens added 11 points for Nevada (18-3, 7-0 Mountain West), which has won 10 of its last 11 games.
Boise State (16-4, 6-2) got 27 points from Hutchison. Christian Sengfelder added 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Alex Hobbs had 12 points.