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Nevada makes 14 3-pointers, beats Illinois State 98-68

RENO, Nev. (AP) Caleb Martin scored 21 points and Kendall Stephens added 19, and the duo made 11 3-pointers in a 98-68 victory over Illinois State on Wednesday night.

Martin was 6 of 8 from long range and Stephens made 5 of 10, and the Wolf Pack finished 14-of-29 shooting from beyond the arc. Nevada (7-0) made a program-record 17 3s in its 89-74 win against Pacific on Nov. 18, and is off to its best start since the 2006-07 season. Nevada opened the 1951-52 season 14-0.

Jordan Caroline added 20 points on 9-of-14 shooting from the field for the Wolf Pack.

Phil Fayne scored 15 points to lead Illinois State (3-4). Milik Yarbrough had 14 points and made four 3-pointers. Keyshawn Evans chipped in 13 points with three 3s. The Redbirds made 24 field goals, 12 from long range, but missed seven free throws and were outrebounded 42-24.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Defensive rebound by Josh Hall 2.0
  Jerron Martin missed 3-pt. jump shot 4.0
+ 3 Charlie Tooley made 3-pt. jump shot, assist by Hallice Cooke 7.0
  Lost ball turnover on Taylor Bruninga, stolen by Charlie Tooley 16.0
  Offensive rebound by Taylor Bruninga 22.0
  Isaac Gassman missed 3-pt. jump shot 24.0
  Lost ball turnover on Josh Hall, stolen by Isaac Gassman 50.0
  Defensive rebound by Josh Hall 56.0
  Taylor Bruninga missed layup 58.0
  Bad pass turnover on Hallice Cooke 1:19
  Defensive rebound by Darien Williams 1:32
Team Stats
Points 68 98
Field Goals 24-56 (42.9%) 35-62 (56.5%)
3-Pointers 12-33 (36.4%) 14-29 (48.3%)
Free Throws 8-15 (53.3%) 14-21 (66.7%)
Total Rebounds 24 42
Offensive 3 10
Defensive 19 30
Team 2 2
Assists 14 25
Steals 5 8
Blocks 1 3
Turnovers 20 16
Fouls 20 14
Technicals 0 1
15 PTS, 2 REB, 1 AST
21 PTS, 7 REB, 4 AST
12T
away team logo Illinois State 3-4 363268
home team logo Nevada 7-0 514798
Team Stats
away team logo Illinois State 3-4 68.4 PPG 37.6 RPG 12.8 APG
home team logo Nevada 7-0 80.1 PPG 40.1 RPG 14.6 APG
Key Players
10
P. Fayne F 15.9 PPG 6.3 RPG 0.8 APG 54.2 FG%
00
Ca. Martin F PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
P. Fayne F 15 PTS 2 REB 1 AST
Ca. Martin F 21 PTS 7 REB 4 AST
42.9 FG% 56.5
36.4 3PT FG% 48.3
53.3 FT% 66.7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 15 2 1 6/11 0/0 3/5 5 26 0 0 3 2 0
M. Yarbrough 14 1 1 5/6 4/5 0/1 0 10 0 0 1 0 1
K. Evans 13 2 4 4/10 3/7 2/4 1 26 0 0 3 0 2
M. Williams 5 2 1 1/4 1/2 2/2 3 25 0 0 4 0 2
W. Tinsley 3 7 2 1/4 1/4 0/0 2 31 1 1 2 0 7
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Fayne 15 2 1 6/11 0/0 3/5 5 26 0 0 3 2 0
M. Yarbrough 14 1 1 5/6 4/5 0/1 0 10 0 0 1 0 1
K. Evans 13 2 4 4/10 3/7 2/4 1 26 0 0 3 0 2
M. Williams 5 2 1 1/4 1/2 2/2 3 25 0 0 4 0 2
W. Tinsley 3 7 2 1/4 1/4 0/0 2 31 1 1 2 0 7
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Martin 7 2 3 3/8 0/5 1/1 0 19 1 0 0 0 2
I. Gassman 5 0 1 2/3 1/2 0/0 2 14 1 0 1 0 0
M. Hein 3 0 1 1/4 1/3 0/2 2 19 0 0 4 0 0
T. Bruninga 3 6 0 1/6 1/5 0/0 4 25 1 0 2 1 5
L. Litwiller 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0
D. Ndiaye - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Romine - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Clarance - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 68 22 14 24/56 12/33 8/15 20 200 5 1 20 3 19
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Ca. Martin 21 7 4 7/10 6/8 1/1 3 25 1 0 4 0 7
K. Stephens 19 4 1 6/11 5/10 2/2 3 30 1 0 1 1 3
Co. Martin 11 6 7 3/6 0/0 5/8 1 37 3 3 2 2 4
L. Drew 5 3 5 2/5 0/1 1/3 0 20 1 0 2 1 2
D. Williams 4 7 1 2/4 0/1 0/0 2 12 0 0 2 1 6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
Ca. Martin 21 7 4 7/10 6/8 1/1 3 25 1 0 4 0 7
K. Stephens 19 4 1 6/11 5/10 2/2 3 30 1 0 1 1 3
Co. Martin 11 6 7 3/6 0/0 5/8 1 37 3 3 2 2 4
L. Drew 5 3 5 2/5 0/1 1/3 0 20 1 0 2 1 2
D. Williams 4 7 1 2/4 0/1 0/0 2 12 0 0 2 1 6
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Caroline 20 5 1 9/14 0/2 2/3 2 24 0 0 1 2 3
H. Cooke 6 0 3 2/4 2/4 0/0 2 18 0 0 1 0 0
J. Hall 6 7 3 3/6 0/2 0/0 1 25 0 0 3 3 4
E. Foster 3 1 0 0/1 0/0 3/4 0 6 1 0 0 0 1
C. Tooley 3 0 0 1/1 1/1 0/0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
J. Jones - - - - - - - - - - - - -
U. Amadi - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 98 40 25 35/62 14/29 14/21 14 200 8 3 16 10 30