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Louisiana Tech vs Nevada

Nevada 79, Louisiana Tech 69

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RENO, Nev. (AP) - Deonte Burton scored 20 points as Nevada rallied from a second-half deficit to beat Louisiana Tech on Saturday night 79-69.

Dario Hunt added 16 points and 14 rebounds as the Wolf Pack (25-5, 13-1 Western Athletic) secured the No. 1 seed for next week's conference tournament.

Louisiana Tech (16-15, 6-8) ended the first half on a 7-0 run to go up 29-27 and led by as many as six in the second half.

The Wolf Pack answered with a 12-0 run midway through the second half, capped by a Burton layup to go up 58-51, as Nevada won the conference title for the first time since the 2007-08 season.

Romario Souza scored a team-high 15 points for Louisiana Tech.

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Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
R. Souza, C266-103-561415
R. Appleby, G385-140-001410
K. Smith, G382-30-13625
T. Gaskins, G275-110-043313
B. Gibson, G152-62-41147
C. Johnson234-82-330212
K. McNeaill171-41-20114
M. Kyser161-31-23023
Totals 26-599-1721132269
 44.1%52.9% 
Nevada Wolf Pack
D. Hunt, F397-92-6143116
O. Czyz, F212-75-66149
M. Story, G314-100-021211
D. Burton, G267-125-557320
J. Evans Jr., G254-73-491213
J. Burris151-20-23302
P. Nyeko151-30-00002
D. Elliott141-30-03052
J. Finn101-10-00102
K. Fuetsch41-10-00012
B. Crook00-00-01000
Totals 29-5515-2348171879
 52.7%65.2% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Western Ky.7-014-566
La. Tech6-115-5106
UAB6-110-10176
Middle Tenn.5-212-8128
Old Dominion4-315-442
UTEP4-312-7104
UT-San Antonio3-49-9249
Rice3-46-12297
FIU2-39-9211
Charlotte2-58-11150
North Texas2-58-11271
FAU1-48-8238
So. Miss1-66-12295
Marshall1-65-15314

Western Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
New Mex. St.4-112-10163
UMKC3-18-13301
Seattle3-210-9269
Grand Canyon2-211-10262
Utah Valley2-27-11248
UT-Pan Am2-38-13311
Cal-Baker.2-37-14325
Chicago St.0-44-17340
 
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MRST 54
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FORD 60
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TTU 59
EVAN 71 Final
CREI 99
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Iowa St 80
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TCU 92
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