Scores

Final

Nevada 62

(6-8, 1-0 MW)

San Jose State 50

(6-7, 0-1 MW)

10:00 PM ET, January 1, 2014

San Jose State Event Center, San Jose, California

1 2 T
NEV 25 3762
SJSU 26 2450

Top Performers

Nevada: A. West 15 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

San Jose State: D. Wilson 18 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

Barton, West lift Nevada past San Jose St. 62-50

Associated Press

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Deonte Burton scored 18 points and A.J. West had 15 as Nevada controlled the second half to open Mountain West Conference play with a 62-50 win over San Jose State on Wednesday night.

The Wolf Pack (6-8) trailed 26-25 at the half but used a 10-0 run to get the lead for good at 41-35 with 10:32 left in the game. Burton and Cole Huff had four points in the surge. Michael Perez had a 3 at 5:26 to make it 54-42. It was the only 3 in 12 attempts for Nevada.

Devante Wilson had 18 points and Chris Cunningham 10 for the Spartans (6-7), who had their four-game winning streak snapped.

West, in just his third game since being declared eligible after transferring from a New York junior college, also had nine rebounds. Huff had 10 for a 37-30 advantage. West made 6 of 8 shots.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NEV
SJSU
Points 62 50
FG Made-Attempted 23-54 (.426) 17-49 (.347)
3P Made-Attempted 1-12 (.083) 5-20 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 15-19 (.789) 11-16 (.688)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 17 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
» Jan 1, 2014 NEV 62, @SJSU 50Recap
Feb 18, 2014 SJSU 66, @NEV 64Recap