Nevada 70, Montana 64
Deonte Burton scored 21 points, Olek Czyz had 17 points and nine
rebounds, and Nevada held off former Big Sky Conference rival
Montana for a 70-64 win Saturday.
Malik Story added 11 points for the Wolf Pack (7-3), and he and
Burton each nailed three 3-pointers. Dario Hunt had 10 points and
Will Cherry led the Grizzlies (5-5) with 17 points. Kareem Jamar
and Art Steward scored 12 apiece.
Montana led 30-26 at halftime, but Nevada opened the second half
with a 12-0 run to take control. The Grizzlies tied it 50-50 on a
Derek Selvig 3-pointer with 7:10 to play and 52-52 a minute later
on a Steward dunk.
Burton then converted a four-point play after being fouled on a
3-pointer, and the Wolf Pack led the rest of the way. Burton made
five free throws in the final 33 seconds to seal the win.