Mountain West Tournament - Wyoming Downs Nevada 85-81 - Match Report
Wyoming got 19 points from Larry Nance Jr. en route to an 85-81 victory over Nevada on Tuesday at Orleans Arena.
Wyoming won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites.
Wyoming got 18 points from Leonard Washington and another 17 points from Derrious Gilmore. Derrious Gilmore contributed 8 assists, while Larry Nance Jr. cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Nevada got 27 points from Deonte Burton in a losing cause and another 20 points from Malik Story. Deonte Burton contributed 6 assists for them, while Marqueze Coleman had 7 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Nevada were victorious, as the score was 36-32 at the break.
Nevada won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 31-30.