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Nevada Tops Boise State in Double-Overtime

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Garrett Dearborn
Channel 2 Sports
3/5/2014
 
 

Nevada senior, Deonte Burton led the way with 25 points and the Wolf Pack Men's Basketball Team beat Boise State 83-81 in double-overtime. It's the sixth time Nevada's gone to overtime in a game this season. A Mountain West Conference record. Next up the Pack hosts U.N.L.V. Saturday at 7pm.

Game notes courtesy of Nevada:

Nevada improved to 14-16 overall and 9-8 in MW play.

The Wolf Pack hosts UNLV on Saturday night at 7 p.m.

Nevada is 4-4 in games decided by two points.

Nevada is now 4-2 in overtime

Nevada is 2-0 in double overtime

Nevada's six overtime games this season is the most in Mountain West history in a season.

Nevada's four overtime games in MW play is tied for the most in MW history in a season.

Deonte Burton led the Pack for the 22nd time in scoring with 25 points.

Burton scored 20 or more points for the 16th time.

Burton had eight assists and dished out his 500th career assist in the game.  His current 501 assists is second most in school history.

Burton made 6-of-7 free throws and has made a school record 605 free throws.

Michael Perez scored 17 points, one off his career high.

Jerry Evans, Jr. had 15 points and tied Cole Huff for team high honors with seven rebounds.

Marqueze Coleman had 12 points.

Tonight  was the 14th time Nevada had four players score in double figures and is 9-5 in those games.

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