Nevada 77, Hawaii 74

Deonte Burton scored 25 points to spark Nevada over Hawaii 77-74

on Saturday.

Olek Czyz added 24 points and 11 rebounds for the Wolf Pack

(14-3, 4-0 Western Athletic). It was Nevada’s 11th straight


Vander Joaquin had 22 points and Joston Thomas 21 for the

Warriors (10-7, 2-1).

Hawaii led much of the second half and was up 70-63 with 4:48 to

play after a three-point play by Joaquin, but Malik Story hit a

3-pointer and Burton scored the next seven points, including a long

3-pointer to put Nevada up 73-70 with 2:05 left.

The Warriors cut the Nevada lead to a point on a 3-pointer by

Zane Johnson with 30 seconds left, but Story hit a pair of free

throws with 10.5 seconds left to seal the victory for Nevada.