Utah State vs Nevada

Nevada 53, Utah St. 52


RENO, Nev. (AP) - Deonte Burton hit an off-balance 3-pointer with 11.2 seconds left as Nevada rallied to beat Utah State 53-52 on Thursday, tying a program record with its 16th consecutive victory.

Malik Story scored 18 points and Burton added 13 for the Wolf Pack (19-3, 8-0 Western Athletic).

Preston Medlin had 15 points and Brockeith Pane 12 for the Aggies (12-11, 4-4).

Utah State had taken a 52-50 lead on a layup by Pane with 2:07 left and held it until the final seconds. Devonte Elliott blocked a mid-range jumper by Ben Clifford with 27 seconds left to give the Wolf Pack its winning possession.

Burton was falling to his knees as the 3-pointer went in.

Utah State had a final attempt, but Elliott blocked Morgan Grim's layup attempt with 1.4 seconds left to preserve the victory.

The 16-game winning streak ties the 1965-66 Nevada team for the longest in school history.

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Utah State Aggies
M. Grim, F332-70-27134
K. Reed, F274-100-010128
P. Medlin, G386-110-032215
B. Pane, G315-131-155312
D. Berger, G211-30-14422
M. Bruneel190-30-06110
B. Clifford173-50-01026
E. Farris112-60-00025
J. Stone30-00-01000
Totals 23-581-443141752
Nevada Wolf Pack
D. Hunt, F381-30-05322
O. Czyz, F302-52-44126
D. Burton, G383-124-612213
M. Story, G377-150-241218
J. Evans, G183-70-04106
P. Nyeko141-20-00013
J. Burris111-13-30105
K. Panzer80-30-03000
D. Elliott40-00-02020
J. Finn20-00-00000
Totals 18-489-152891153
Big West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UC Irvine13-328-1075
UC Davis6-911-18281
UC Riverside5-1114-19267
CSNorthridge 5-1110-20280
Cal Poly4-1210-20236

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.13-123-11111
Grand Canyon11-327-792
Utah Valley6-812-18272
UT-Rio Grande Valley4-108-22337
Chicago St.0-144-28348
Other games
DUKE 75 Final
VT 60
SE Mo St 73 Final
SC 66 Final
Florida 74
S Diego 73 Final
GONZ 73 Final
BYU 83