Nevada 59, San Francisco 51

Deonte Burton scored 14 points, Jordan Burris chipped in with 11

points and seven rebounds and Nevada held on to beat San Francisco

59-51 on Saturday night.

Nevada (7-4) trailed the Dons 27-26 at halftime, but after Malik

Story made a lay-up to give the Wolf Pack a 28-27 lead just 1:29

into the second half, Nevada never trailed again.

The Wolf Pack led by as many as 15 in the second half, but San

Francisco (5-3) cut Nevada’s lead to two after Cody Doolin hit a

pair of free throws to make it 51-49 with 2:41 to play.

Nevada was 17 of 24 from the free-throw line, out-rebounded the

Dons 45-30 and forced San Francisco to turn the ball over 18

times.

Cole Dickerson scored 11 points and had nine rebounds for San

Francisco. Tim Derksen and Tao Xu each had 10 points.