Nevada vs Wyoming

Wyoming 85, Nevada 81

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LAS VEGAS (AP) - Larry Nance Jr. scored 19 points and Leonard Washington scored 18 to lead Wyoming to an 85-81 win over Nevada to open the Mountain West Conference tournament Tuesday.

Deonte Burton scored 27 points for the No. 9 seed Nevada (12-19).

Nance was 9 of 10 from the field for the game and had eight rebounds for the eighth-seeded Cowboys (19-12). Washington was 5 of 8 from the field.

Derrious Gilmore scored 17 points and had eight assists. Josh Adams added 10 points.

Wyoming will play No. 15 New Mexico, the top seed, in the quarterfinals on Wednesday.

Nevada led 36-32 at halftime. Wyoming shot 57 percent from the field for the game. Nevada shot 47 percent.

Burton was 8 of 18 from the field for the game and had six assists for the Wolf Pack. Malik Story added 20 points, including five 3-pointers. Marqueze Coleman had 14 points, seven rebounds.

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Scoreboard
Nevada (12-19)364581
Wyoming (19-12) «325385

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Nevada Wolf Pack
C. Huff, F243-50-05037
K. Panzer, F161-31-23143
D. Burton, G408-188-1136527
M. Story, G397-171-243120
M. Coleman, G385-83-472514
J. Burris172-40-11154
D. Elliott151-22-33054
C. Fall111-20-23012
K. Fuetsch00-00-00000
Totals 28-5915-2531132981
 47.5%60% 
Wyoming Cowboys
L. Nance Jr., F359-100-083519
L. Washington, F255-88-1352318
D. Gilmore, G376-122-448317
R. Grabau, G372-64-42129
J. Adams, G321-37-1133110
D. Cooke Jr.173-72-34028
N. Sobey151-11-22014
A. Haldorson20-00-00100
Totals 27-4724-3730181785
 57.4%64.9% 
Mountain West
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Nevada14-428-729
Colorado St.13-524-1266
Boise St.12-620-1272
Fresno St.11-720-1376
New Mexico10-817-1486
San Diego St9-919-1498
Wyoming8-1023-15152
San Jose St.7-1114-16191
Utah St.7-1114-17181
Air Force4-1412-21251
UNLV4-1411-21241