Missouri St. 68, Nevada 46

BY foxsports • November 12, 2011

Caleb Patterson scored 17 points to lead Missouri State over Nevada 68-46 on Friday night.

Anthony Downing had 12 points and Nathan Scheer 11 for the Bears (1-0).

Kevin Panzer scored 10 points to lead the Wolf Pack (0-1), which shot 13 of 50 from the field, including 5 of 25 from 3-point range.

The Bears used a 27-8 run over the first 10 minutes of the second half to put the game away. Nevada had only one field goal during the stretch.

Missouri State led 31-24 at halftime, sparked by Patterson's 14 points.

The Bears trailed 13-11 with 9:42 left in the first half, but hit four consecutive 3-pointers as part of a 19-5 run to lead 30-18 with 2:08 before intermission.

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