Nevada 71, UC Riverside 47
Malik Story and Olek Czyz scored 15 points each to lead Nevada
over UC Riverside 71-47 on Saturday.
Dario Hunt had 12 points and 11 rebounds and Deonte Burton
scored 10 as the Wolf Pack (8-3) extended its winning streak to
Kareem Nitoto scored 11 points to lead the Highlanders (4-6).
Phil Martin, who had scored 25 points in each of his last two
games, had nine for UC Riverside, and Robert Smith added eight.
The Wolf Pack jumped to an 11-3 lead and extended the gap to
22-8 after a pair of free throws by Story with 11:47 to play.
Nevada led 35-22 at halftime behind Story’s 11 points. The
junior guard’s three-point play gave Nevada a 35-20 lead with 37
seconds to go in the half.
Nevada improved to 5-1 at home. The Highlanders dropped to 2-5
away from Riverside.